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  1. Fertilizer Costs May Be on the Rise Again for Growers

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/fertilizer-costs-may-be-rise-again-growers

    country. But whether those prices remain low heading into fall and winter remains to be seen. "If this ... fall and winter are warm, like last year, we could see those projected prices decline," said ... Roberts. "But if it's a cold and long winter, those prices could climb quickly." Roberts ...

  2. New Blackberry Varieties Can Overcome Winter

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/new-blackberry-varieties-can-overcome-winter

    blackberry varieties grown in Ohio face limitations because of winter kill, primocane blackberries can ... survive winter conditions with temperatures dropping as low as zero degrees Fahrenheit. "Fluctuating ... temperatures during winter limits production of less-hardy blackberry varieties," said Shawn Wright, an ...

  3. 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 ...

  4. Low Risk of Stewart's Disease on Corn Predicted

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/low-risk-stewarts-disease-corn-predicted

    University Extension and Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center specialists this winter ... 95.1. The numbers were lower than what was calculated last winter. "For many years, the winter ... flea beetle survive during mild winters than during cold winters. Because of a relatively cold January, ...

  5. Ways to Cut Winter Heating Costs Plentiful

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/ways-cut-winter-heating-costs-plentiful

    potentially high heating bills this winter could put an even tighter chokehold on a consumer's strapped ... oil, natural gas and electricity this winter, with Midwest customers carrying the brunt of the ... winter months," said Shockey. "Winter preparedness is important and there are many things ...

  6. Inconsistent Weather Doesn't Hamper Wheat

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/inconsistent-weather-doesnt-hamper-wheat

    winter to a colder-than-usual early spring to a dry summer-- Ohio's wheat growers have turned out ... driven by the mild early winters, which probably favored a high aphid population. Aphids are vectors for ... if we have another mild winter next season, we could see the disease again, even in fields planted ...

  7. Little-Known Virus May Cause Problems for Soybean Growers

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/little-known-virus-may-cause-problems-soybean-growers

    through three generations: an over-winter generation that emerges from May to late June and lays eggs in ... in mid to late August and over-winters into the following year. "We are just starting the see ... not even making any recommendations for spraying the over-winter generation because we don't know ...

  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. 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 ...

  10. Sharp Decline in Ohio Wheat Seedings for 2010

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/sharp-decline-ohio-wheat-seedings-2010

    seedings report, Ohio's soft red winter wheat seeded area is expected to total 800,000 acres. In 2009, ... to produce a good crop, said OSU Extension plant pathologist Pierce Paul. Before winter dormancy, ... quality soft red winter wheat sought after by millers and bakers in the nation. Ohio's wheat ...

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