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  1. Slug Feeding Injury Rampant for Crop Growers as Near-record Warm Winter Causes the Pests to Attack Weeks Earlier than Normal

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/slug-feeding-injury-rampant-crop-growers-near-record-warm-winter-causes-pests-attack-0

    spring for slugs as the near-record warm winter Ohio has experienced this year has caused these plant ... warmer winter and March,” he said. “The warmer weather and soil temperatures have caused slugs to hatch ... earlier and are resulting in slugs beginning their heavier feeding earlier.”  Winter 2012 was the warmest ...

  2. Slug Feeding Injury Rampant for Crop Growers as Near-record Warm Winter Causes the Pests to Attack Weeks Earlier than Normal

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/slug-feeding-injury-rampant-crop-growers-near-record-warm-winter-causes-pests-attack

    spring for slugs as the near-record warm winter Ohio has experienced this year has caused these plant ... the warmer winter and March,” he said. “The warmer weather and soil temperatures have caused slugs to ... hatch earlier and are resulting in slugs beginning their heavier feeding earlier.”     Winter 2012 was ...

  3. Spreading Manure on Frozen Ground Option for Producers, But Proper Application Crucial

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/spreading-manure-frozen-ground-option-producers-proper-application-crucial

    January 18, 2012 COLUMBUS, Ohio-- Saturated field conditions last fall and early this winter have ... "Constant changes in weather are typical of winters in Ohio and neighboring states, which increases the potential ... Rausch, reminded producers that winter manure application should be done only as a last resort-- because ...

  4. Brown Ring Patch/Waitea Patch

    https://turfdisease.osu.edu/news/brown-ring-patchwaitea-patch-2

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

  5. Most of Ohio’s 2014 Wine Grape Crop Lost Due to Polar Vortex, Ohio State Survey Finds

    https://hcs.osu.edu/news/most-ohio%E2%80%99s-2014-wine-grape-crop-lost-due-polar-vortex-ohio-state-survey-finds

    this winter’s polar vortex was more extreme and very different from past cold weather events.” Dami ... said several factors made this year’s winter particularly damaging to grapevines. First, the coldest ... was that vine hardiness became compromised this winter due to warm weather in December that tricked ...

  6. Most of Ohio’s 2014 wine grape crop lost

    https://hcs.osu.edu/news/most-ohio%E2%80%99s-2014-wine-grape-crop-lost

    seen as an exception rather than the rule because the impact of this winter's polar vortex was ... this year's winter particularly damaging to grapevines. First, the coldest temperatures ... vine hardiness became compromised this winter due to warm weather in December that tricked vines into ...

  7. Pink Snow Mold and Red Thread Update

    https://turfdisease.osu.edu/news/pink-snow-mold-and-red-thread-update-0

    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 ...

  8. Woolly Bear Winter Prediction Not Science, But Fun

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/woolly-bear-winter-prediction-not-science-fun

    bear's 13 distinctive black and reddish-brown bands have become a rule of thumb in forecasting winter ... coming winter; the shorter the brown band, the longer and more severe winter will be. For decades, people ... If you recall, Columbus had a really mild winter, so I've come to the conclusion that the woolly ...

  9. Winter Wheat Acreage Down in Ohio

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/winter-wheat-acreage-down-ohio

    January 23, 2002 WOOSTER, Ohio- Ohio's winter wheat acreage is down this year, an ... eight-percent drop compared to last year, according to the United States Department of Agriculture's Winter ... Wheat Seedings report. Growers have seeded 870,000 acres of winter wheat. In 2001, 950,000 acres of ...

  10. 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, ...

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