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  1. High Tunnels May Protect Brambles from Winter Injury

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/high-tunnels-may-protect-brambles-winter-injury

    University Extension horticulturists are using them to improve winter hardiness of brambles. Shawn Wright, ... Research and Development Center, are evaluating winter injury and cane blight between blackberries grown in ... blackberries from winter injury. "The blackberry varieties consumers like, based on berry size and taste, ...

  2. Ohio State Scientists Work to Bring Back the Bobwhite

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/ohio-state-scientists-work-bring-back-bobwhite

    quail, with an eye on improving its habitat, especially in winter. “Northern bobwhites are important game ... the birds spend winter, right down to favored plant types, and into their movements and breeding in ... unusually cold, snowy winters, which can kill up to 9 out of 10 of the birds. Bobwhites are year-round ...

  3. Follow Guidelines When Applying Winter Manure

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/follow-guidelines-when-applying-winter-manure

    January 6, 2006 COLUMBUS, Ohio-- Livestock producers who make winter manure applications must ... apply manure in the winter because their operations do not have enough manure storage to get them ... through the winter. Producers also take advantage of the availability of labor and equipment and the ...

  4. Wheat Planting Intentions for 2008 Promising

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/wheat-planting-intentions-2008-promising

    subsequent winter kill of some of the crop are not reducing planting intentions. "Based on seed ... http://www.oardc.ohio-state.edu/wheattrials/default.asp?year=2007. The trials evaluated 63 soft red winter wheat varieties and one soft white winter wheat variety ... for yield, grain quality, winter hardiness, standability, and disease resistance under Ohio's ...

  5. Cover Crops Boost Soil Health, Nutrients, Earthworms and Lower Costs

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/cover-crops-boost-soil-health-nutrients-earthworms-and-lower-costs

    should consider planting oilseed radish, cereal rye, cowpea or Austrian winter pea as a cover crop, which ... includes oilseed radish, cereal rye, cowpea or Austrian winter pea. He called oilseed radish a “wonder ... earthworms.” He said legumes such as cowpea and Austrian winter pea used as cover crops can provide 140 to 150 ...

  6. 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 ...

  7. Fertilizer Application Record Keeping App Now Available

    https://fairfield.osu.edu/news/fertilizer-application-record-keeping-app-now-available

    being held this winter. Find more details and also make your on-line reservations for one of those ...

  8. Beekeepers: Free Monthly Webinar Series from Ohio State Starts in April

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/beekeepers-free-monthly-webinar-series-ohio-state-starts-april

    Tew, retired honeybee specialist, OSU Extension.--July 18, Planning Now for Winter Preparation, ... Centers at Piketon.--Oct. 17, Putting the Hive to Bed for Winter, Kim Flottum, editor,  Bee Culture ...

  9. 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 ...

  10. Extending the Season: From Winter Sowing to Cold Frames-a First Friday Garden Coffee Chat

    https://mastergardener.osu.edu/node/75

    Bring a friend, have a cup of coffee or tea, and find out how to extend your gardening season on both ends. Two Medina County Master Gardeners will teach you how to use traditional and not-so-traditional strategies to lengthen your growing time, emphasizi ...

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