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  1. OSU Expert: Warm Winter Brings Severe Threat of Corn Flea Beetle and Increased Potential for Stewart’s Bacterial Wilt

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/osu-expert-warm-winter-brings-severe-threat-corn-flea-beetle-and-increased-potential

    fields this spring for corn flea beetle as the near-record warm winter Ohio has experienced this year is ... the winter.” And the risk of the pest is severe this season thanks to the warm winter temperatures ... this year, he said. This winter is the warmest experienced nationwide since 2000 and the fourth-warmest ...

  2. Woolly Bear Caterpillars

    https://butler.osu.edu/news/woolly-bear-caterpillars

    a sheltered location, such as under the bark of a tree or under plant debris, where they can spend the winter ... often cited as predicting the severity of the coming winter.  It is claimed the longer the black ... portions at the end of the body the more severe will be the coming winter.  Research has debunked this ...

  3. See Winter's, Tornado's Effects on Arboretum Feb. 28

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/see-winters-tornados-effects-arboretum-feb-28

    University’s Secrest Arboretum will hold a free public Winter Walk Feb. 28, and the focus will be both on ... winter has been like and also related to the tornado,” said Arboretum Program Coordinator Ken Cochran. ... He’ll lead the outing. “We’ll look at the winter structure of trees, fruits that stay through winter and ...

  4. Wild Ohio- Muskrat

    https://ocvn.osu.edu/news/wild-ohio-muskrat

    keeps the muskrats warm in winter, and the outer coat is made up of long, shiny waterproof hairs. The ...

  5. Optimal Window for Planting Wheat Tightening

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/optimal-window-planting-wheat-tightening

    harvest, the optimal window for planting winter wheat in the Eastern Corn Belt is rapidly closing according ... week and a half are especially critical for planting winter wheat in the optimal window. The concept is ... winter, but late enough to minimize problems with insect and diseases The Hessian Fly-free date in Ohio ...

  6. OSU Expert: Warm Winter May Bring Early Insects, But Effect on Field Crops Depends More on Weather and Growers’ Planting Dates

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/osu-expert-warm-winter-may-bring-early-insects-effect-field-crops-depends-more-weather

    March 16, 2012 WOOSTER, Ohio – While the near-record warm winter Ohio has experienced this year ... the Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center.   The reason?  This winter is the warmest ... winter experienced nationwide since 2000 and the fourth-warmest winter on record, according to the ...

  7. Birding for Beginners- Fox Sparrow

    https://ocvn.osu.edu/news/birding-beginners-fox-sparrow

    them in winter when the birds move into backyard thickets. http://vimeo.com/91546453 ...

  8. Eastern Skunk-cabbage: An Early Sign of Spring

    https://ocvn.osu.edu/news/eastern-skunk-cabbage-early-sign-spring

    http://jimmccormac.blogspot.com/2014/02/skunk-cabbage-is-up-spring-is-here.html Skunk Cabbage Flower Photo courtesy of Jim McCormac After a long, frosty snow-filled winter ... emergence sends a welcome message: Winter’s icy hold has been broken; warmer days are ahead. However, long ... beat other wildflowers to the punch? It blooms well before winter has abated, often forcing its spathes ...

  9. Lawns Coming Out of Winter

    https://turfdisease.osu.edu/news/lawns-coming-out-winter

    cover of snow in the winter. If the crowns of the grass plants were not eaten by the critters and are ... nimblewill (Muhlenbergia schreberi). Damaged spots from pet urine during the winter. If the salt levels are ...

  10. Brown Ring Patch/Waitea Patch

    https://turfdisease.osu.edu/news/brown-ring-patchwaitea-patch-2

    winter/spring to hot early summer like weather conditions, i.e. like we are having in Ohio this week. Even ...

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