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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. 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. 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 ...

  7. Washington MGVs Teach Gardening to Youth in Detention Center

    https://mastergardener.osu.edu/news/washington-mgvs-teach-gardening-youth-detention-center

    spell) and they expect to harvest some greens well into early winter. Washington ...

  8. 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 ...

  9. Wheat Down, But Not Out

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/wheat-down-not-out

    winter-- you name it, everything but ideal environmental conditions has kept wheat from a normal growing ... conditions during the early part of the winter did contribute to tiller development." One thing ... red winter wheat-- as much as 60 percent less," said Paul. "Additionally, there is little to ...

  10. 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 ...

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