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  1. Ways to Cut Winter Heating Costs Plentiful

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/ways-cut-winter-heating-costs-plentiful

    potentially high heating bills this winter could put an even tighter chokehold on a consumer's strapped ... oil, natural gas and electricity this winter, with Midwest customers carrying the brunt of the ... winter months," said Shockey. "Winter preparedness is important and there are many things ...

  2. Inconsistent Weather Doesn't Hamper Wheat

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/inconsistent-weather-doesnt-hamper-wheat

    winter to a colder-than-usual early spring to a dry summer-- Ohio's wheat growers have turned out ... driven by the mild early winters, which probably favored a high aphid population. Aphids are vectors for ... if we have another mild winter next season, we could see the disease again, even in fields planted ...

  3. Little-Known Virus May Cause Problems for Soybean Growers

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/little-known-virus-may-cause-problems-soybean-growers

    through three generations: an over-winter generation that emerges from May to late June and lays eggs in ... in mid to late August and over-winters into the following year. "We are just starting the see ... not even making any recommendations for spraying the over-winter generation because we don't know ...

  4. 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 ...

  5. 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 ...

  6. Sharp Decline in Ohio Wheat Seedings for 2010

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/sharp-decline-ohio-wheat-seedings-2010

    seedings report, Ohio's soft red winter wheat seeded area is expected to total 800,000 acres. In 2009, ... to produce a good crop, said OSU Extension plant pathologist Pierce Paul. Before winter dormancy, ... quality soft red winter wheat sought after by millers and bakers in the nation. Ohio's wheat ...

  7. Safety for On-Farm Grain Storage Facilities

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/october-november-2016/injury-prevention/safety-farm-grain-storage

    facility when working this fall and winter: Keep equipment properly maintained. Recognize, respect, and ...

  8. Is your Emergency Action Plan up to Date?

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/february-2016/emergency-management/your-emergency-action-plan-date

    Fall, Winter) It is a good idea to involve your local fire department and emergency medical services ...

  9. Fall Herbicide Application Later Than Normal Following Late Harvest

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/fall-herbicide-application-later-normal-following-late-harvest

    problematic in no-till production. “We have fields that develop fall weed populations that survive the winter ... of winter annuals or marestail, volunteer wheat, biennials like wild carrot and poison hemlock, or ... to control existing infestations. He said because during the period when winter annuals are likely ...

  10. Tomorrow (1/13) at OSU: Expert to Discuss Water Quality Issues in Ohio

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/tomorrow-113-osu-expert-discuss-water-quality-issues-ohio

    Madison Ave., in Wooster. The talk is part of a winter seminar series called “Agriculture, Water Quality ...

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