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  1. Armageddon or Not, Now's an Opportune Time to Prepare for Emergency

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/armageddon-or-not-nows-opportune-time-prepare-emergency

    December 13, 2012 COLUMBUS, Ohio-- If doomsday-- or, alternatively, winter-- is approaching, ... the expiration of an ancient Mayan calendar or merely designates the 2012 winter solstice, it's ... University Extension. "A wide variety of winter weather conditions can easily create an emergency ...

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

    https://southcenters.osu.edu/news/cover-crops-boost-soil-health-nutrients-earthworms-and-lower-costs

    planting oilseed radish, cereal rye, cowpea or Austrian winter pea as a cover crop, which can improve soil ...

  3. Small fruit progress

    https://southcenters.osu.edu/newsletter/winter-2017-achievements-edition/small-fruit-progress

    were: Super Berry for Farm Diversification and Season Extension, Wine Cultivar Trial and Winter ...

  4. OSU Scientists Researching Hardiness of Blackberries to Boost Production in Ohio

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/osu-scientists-researching-hardiness-blackberries-boost-production-ohio

    blackberries in Ohio is that the fruit lacks a large degree of winter hardiness, said Gary Gao, an OSU ... the region experiences a mild winter, such as this winter, the plants will come through winter fine ... and produce a good crop,” he said. “But if the winter is too cold, as are many Ohio winters, the harsh ...

  5. 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 ...

  6. 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 ...

  7. 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 ...

  8. 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 ...

  9. Super Berry and Wine Grape Workshop on March 18th in Piketon

    https://southcenters.osu.edu/newsletter/connections-newsletter-2016-spring-edition/super-berry-and-wine-grape-workshop-march-18th

    assess bud survival rate of wine grapes.  Gary Gao talked about how to assess winter injuries in ...

  10. 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 ...

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