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  1. Aug. 13 Workshop to Focus on Drought-Related Financial, Management Options for Livestock

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/aug-13-workshop-focus-drought-related-financial-management-options-livestock

    livestock healthy and growing this winter, Lewandowski said. “I’m not going to sugarcoat it-- the economic ... livestock.  “Thus, feeding cattle and other livestock this fall and winter is going to be a daunting task for ... reseeding and restoring drought-damaged pastures come late winter and spring.   Local representatives from ...

  2. OSU Extension Expert: Cold Weather Increases Livestock Energy Needs

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/osu-extension-expert-cold-weather-increases-livestock-energy-needs

    rations to help them alleviate cold stress, Lewandowski said. “Every year, going into the winter means ... herd is pasture-based, those animals may be coming in to winter in thinner body condition because our ... is: Summer or wet: 59 degrees  Fall: 45 degrees  Winter: 32 degrees  Heavy winter: 18 degrees  The ...

  3. 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, ...

  4. Follow Guidelines When Applying Winter Manure

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/follow-guidelines-when-applying-winter-manure

    January 6, 2006 COLUMBUS, Ohio-- Livestock producers who make winter manure applications must ... apply manure in the winter because their operations do not have enough manure storage to get them ... through the winter. Producers also take advantage of the availability of labor and equipment and the ...

  5. Wheat Planting Intentions for 2008 Promising

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/wheat-planting-intentions-2008-promising

    subsequent winter kill of some of the crop are not reducing planting intentions. "Based on seed ... http://www.oardc.ohio-state.edu/wheattrials/default.asp?year=2007. The trials evaluated 63 soft red winter wheat varieties and one soft white winter wheat variety ... for yield, grain quality, winter hardiness, standability, and disease resistance under Ohio's ...

  6. 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 ...

  7. Worried About Fuel Prices? Grow Cover Crops for Fertilizer Needs

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/worried-about-fuel-prices-grow-cover-crops-fertilizer-needs

    vetch, crimson clover, red clover, green bean, annual ryegrass, radish, cereal rye, buckwheat and winter ... especially cow peas and winter peas, produced enough nitrogen to support crop production without the need to ... well with field crops because of their short rotation and winter cover, and many cover crops are killed ...

  8. 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 ...

  9. Extending Ohio's Raspberry Season With New Fall Cultivar

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/extending-ohios-raspberry-season-new-fall-cultivar

    performance, berry size, disease resistance and winter hardiness. Raspberry varieties, typically thought of as ... pick-your-own establishments," said Wright. "Fall-bearing cultivars are typically more winter hardy ... since no canes are left that could suffer winter damage, but the low maintenance involved with ...

  10. 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 ...

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