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  1. Worried About Fuel Prices? Grow Cover Crops for Fertilizer Needs

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/worried-about-fuel-prices-grow-cover-crops-fertilizer-needs

    vetch, crimson clover, red clover, green bean, annual ryegrass, radish, cereal rye, buckwheat and winter ... especially cow peas and winter peas, produced enough nitrogen to support crop production without the need to ... well with field crops because of their short rotation and winter cover, and many cover crops are killed ...

  2. Reducing Winter Work Injuries

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/december-2015/injury-prevention/reducing-winter-work-injuries

    Kent McGuire – OSU Ag Safety and Health Coordinator Winter is around the corner and the day to day ... in winter conditions are at a higher risk of a variety on injuries including: frostbite, ... risk of injury in winter working conditions include:- Plan ahead and wear appropriate clothing for the ...

  3. Extending Ohio's Raspberry Season With New Fall Cultivar

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/extending-ohios-raspberry-season-new-fall-cultivar

    performance, berry size, disease resistance and winter hardiness. Raspberry varieties, typically thought of as ... pick-your-own establishments," said Wright. "Fall-bearing cultivars are typically more winter hardy ... since no canes are left that could suffer winter damage, but the low maintenance involved with ...

  4. Wheat Down, But Not Out

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/wheat-down-not-out

    winter-- you name it, everything but ideal environmental conditions has kept wheat from a normal growing ... conditions during the early part of the winter did contribute to tiller development." One thing ... red winter wheat-- as much as 60 percent less," said Paul. "Additionally, there is little to ...

  5. Chow Line: Watch sugar intake over holidays (12/14/12)

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/chow-line-watch-sugar-intake-over-holidays-121412

    corn syrup, honey, malt syrup, or molasses. Or more simply: Eat fewer processed foods and more fresh ...

  6. Now's the Time for Fall Herbicide Treatments

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/nows-time-fall-herbicide-treatments

    Stachler, an Ohio State University Extension weed specialist, said that attacking winter annuals and simple ... winter annuals, it's easier to kill them in the fall when they are young and smaller than when they ... are much bigger in the spring and stressed from the winter weather. And with biennials and simple ...

  7. February is Heart Disease Awareness Month

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/february-2016/injury-prevention/february-heart-disease-awareness-month

    knowing what your break-even point is and at what level to market your crop.  ·      Doing winter ... yourself in the cold weather. Winter is also the time for farmer meetings. I often ask, “What is your most ...

  8. Warm Winter, Early Spring Increase Livestock Risk from Noxious Weed

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/warm-winter-early-spring-increase-livestock-risk-noxious-weed

    May 23, 2012 LANCASTER, Ohio – The near-record warm winter and early spring Ohio experienced this ... Extension program assistant in agriculture and natural resources. The unusually warm winter led to an early ... Winter 2012 was the warmest winter experienced nationwide since 2000 and the fourth-warmest winter on ...

  9. Farmers to Learn New Strawberry Production Method that Creates Earlier and Longer Harvest

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/farmers-learn-new-strawberry-production-method-creates-earlier-and-longer-harvest

    and grow over the winter using plastic to keep the soil warm and suppress weed growth, not only ... winter and frost protection.         Summer-bearing variety production method, which can set fruit and be ... planting dates, variety selection, fertility, winter protection, row cover management and overall ...

  10. Arboretum's Birds Not Gone with the Wind: See Them Feb. 12

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/arboretums-birds-not-gone-wind-see-them-feb-12

    9-11 a.m. on Saturday, Feb. 12. Cardinals, chickadees and other winter birds will be the focus. ... other month and plant-related public events all year. Next is a Winter Walk on Feb. 28. Birds, it turns ...

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