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  1. Despite Planting Delays, Wheat Getting Good Marks

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/despite-planting-delays-wheat-getting-good-marks

    news for strong crop establishment before winter sets in. "You want the wheat well-established by ... we'd like to see wheat go into winter with three to four tillers per plant." The more tillers ... a wheat plant has, the higher its chances for surviving through winter. Because of the late planting of ...

  2. Smart Stuff with Twig Walkingstick: Deer Me: Where to Sleep? (for the Week of Jan. 5, 2009)

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/smart-stuff-twig-walkingstick-deer-me-where-sleep-week-jan-5-2009

    January 5, 2009 Q. Dear Twig: Where do deer sleep during winter?   A. In two kinds of places. The ... choice depends on if it's daytime or nighttime. (I assume here a cold, snowy winter where the deer ... down how fast heat gets lost and help the deer save energy. A key for a deer to survive winter is to ...

  3. Southern Ohio Corn May be at Risk for Stewart's Wilt

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/southern-ohio-corn-may-be-risk-stewarts-wilt

    Extension and Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center specialists this winter, flea beetle ... beetle survival over the winter," said Ron Hammond, an OSU Extension entomologist. "For many ... years the winter temperatures have been used to predict the risk of Stewart's disease because ...

  4. Universal Design and Assistive Technology

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/january-2016/injury-prevention/universal-design-and-assistive-technology

    Andy Bauer—Ohio AgrAbility Program Educational Coordinator Now that the winter weather is knocking ... life easier for everyone. When working in the shop this winter, think about the changes or ...

  5. 'More Beef for Less Money' Highlight of Field Day

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/more-beef-less-money-highlight-field-day

    July 16, 2002 COSHOCTON, Ohio — Beef cattle farmers know all too well that winter feeding takes ... Environmental Sciences. During the past three winters, Loerch tested three different feeding systems, comparing ... corn and stockpiled pasture,” Loerch said. “Cows on all three wintering systems gained about the ...

  6. 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 ...

  7. Fertilizer Costs May Be on the Rise Again for Growers

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/fertilizer-costs-may-be-rise-again-growers

    country. But whether those prices remain low heading into fall and winter remains to be seen. "If this ... fall and winter are warm, like last year, we could see those projected prices decline," said ... Roberts. "But if it's a cold and long winter, those prices could climb quickly." Roberts ...

  8. New Blackberry Varieties Can Overcome Winter

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/new-blackberry-varieties-can-overcome-winter

    blackberry varieties grown in Ohio face limitations because of winter kill, primocane blackberries can ... survive winter conditions with temperatures dropping as low as zero degrees Fahrenheit. "Fluctuating ... temperatures during winter limits production of less-hardy blackberry varieties," said Shawn Wright, an ...

  9. 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 ...

  10. Low Risk of Stewart's Disease on Corn Predicted

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/low-risk-stewarts-disease-corn-predicted

    University Extension and Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center specialists this winter ... 95.1. The numbers were lower than what was calculated last winter. "For many years, the winter ... flea beetle survive during mild winters than during cold winters. Because of a relatively cold January, ...

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