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  1. Crop Insurance for Organic Growers: New to the Winter Webinar Series 2/24

    https://offer.osu.edu/blog/february-18-2021-1130am/crop-insurance-organic-growers-new-winter-webinar-series-224

    New topics have been added to our winter webinar series lineup. On February 24, we will host Kate Hansen, author of the recently released guide from the Center for Rural Affairs “Conversations from the Field: Crop Insurance for Organic Operations,” along ...

  2. Using Heat Lamps: Proceed with Caution!

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/safety-through-seasons-2021/winter-season/using-heat-lamps-proceed-caution

    Sabrina Schirtzinger, ANR Educator Knox County As temperatures get cold livestock owners search for ways to keep their livestock warm. Often livestock owners are in a hurry and think hanging a heat lamp will be temporary. In a hurry they quickly hang the ...

  3. Winter 2021

    https://southcenters.osu.edu/newsletter/connections-newsletter/winter-2021

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  4. Short Season Corn vs. Commonly Grown Corn Hybrid Maturities for Planting in Ohio 

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-94

    cover crop seeding and establishment success prior to winter.  In the U.S. Corn Belt, full-season corn ...

  5. Organic Winter Webinar: Organic weed control for the home or small plot

    https://offer.osu.edu/events/organic-winter-webinar-organic-weed-control-home-or-small-plot

    There’s no magic cure for weeds, but there are biological principles that can guide your approach to weed management and help you avoid chemical solutions. Cathy Herms, lab manager for the OARDC Weed Lab, will share tips on incorporating weed ecology to r ...

  6. Organic Winter Webinar: Remediation of post-industrial urban soils by organic management

    https://offer.osu.edu/events/organic-winter-webinar-remediation-post-industrial-urban-soils-organic-management

    The loss of manufacturing in a number of U.S. cities, particularly in the Rust Belt, along with the 2008 housing crash, has led to population loss and abandonment of a large number of properties and land area. Unfortunately, what did not leave was the leg ...

  7. Organic Winter Webinar: Management Practices That Impact Soil Health and Organic Matter

    https://offer.osu.edu/events/organic-winter-webinar-management-practices-impact-soil-health-and-organic-matter

    Soil health is at the heart of most organic farming. Ohio State soil researchers compared a huge volume of soil health test results and collected details on management practices to go with it. Christine Sprunger will share which practices appear to really ...

  8. Do's and Dont's for Getting Your Yard and Garden Ready for Winter

    https://wayne.osu.edu/news/dos-and-donts-getting-your-yard-and-garden-ready-winter

    for the first time, being prepared for winter will prove to be worthwhile come spring. One of the ... used without issue for many years. Hoses that are exposed to the harsh winter weather, especially with ... to dig up corms, bulbs, or tubers that need to be brought inside for the winter. Typically, these are ...

  9. Freeze Symptoms and Associated Yield Loss in Soft Red Winter Wheat

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-93

    Horticulture and Crop Science, The Ohio State University In the soft red winter wheat growing regions of the ... eastern U.S., mid-winter warm temperatures accelerated wheat development, exposing wheat that transitioned ... 24.6 21.9 10.5.1 28.7 27.8 26.3 24.1   Figure 1. At Feekes 6 growth stage, winter wheat leaf tips ...

  10. Grazing Snow

    https://wayne.osu.edu/news/grazing-snow

    There are many livestock producers who utilize stockpiling and winter grazing in our area. When ... grazing in the winter months, snow can occasionally be used to meet some or all of our animals’ water ... winter watering workload, but “grazing” snow is like grazing forages- the best results happen under ...

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