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  1. 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 ...

  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. Pink Snow Mold and Red Thread Update

    https://turfdisease.osu.edu/news/pink-snow-mold-and-red-thread-update

    active on turf this winter and early spring. One is pink snow mold, also referred to as Microdochium ... winter and has been noted in many lawns in Ohio (see figures 3 and 4). How to Field Diagnose To help with ...

  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. Ohio's Wheat Struggling Under Wet Weather, Diseases

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/ohios-wheat-struggling-under-wet-weather-diseases

    December 3, 2001 WOOSTER, Ohio- Prolonged heavy rains during winter wheat planting have resulted ... wheat to be planted on time so that it produces three to four tillers before winter dormancy, and our ... survive through winter and produce an economically viable crop next spring. "Research has shown that ...

  6. Ohio Experiencing Population Explosion of Red Admiral Butterflies

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/ohio-experiencing-population-explosion-red-admiral-butterflies

    snowy winter may have helped the over-wintering butterflies survive till spring. "Ordinarily we ... don't have many butterflies that over-winter here. But we had a lot of snow this past year that may have ... provided enough insulation for the butterflies that did over-winter to survive," said Bloetscher. ...

  7. Late-Planted Wheat May Struggle This Winter

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/late-planted-wheat-may-struggle-winter

    than the recommended planting date, increasing the risk of winter kills, poor stand quality and minimal ... "The chance of winter kill is increased with late-planted wheat," said Paul. "In addition, ... tillers per foot of row." In order to survive winter dormancy and produce a healthy crop in the ...

  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. Southern Ohio Corn at Risk for Stewart's Wilt

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

    Ohio's mild winter, higher populations of flea beetles (the insect that transmits the bacterium) may have ... blight. "One of the things that impacts Stewart's wilt is the winter temperatures. The flea ... beetle survives the winter in the soil and if you get a harsh winter, populations go down. But if you ...

  10. Brown Ring Patch/Waitea Patch

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

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

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