Stories by David Barker

Bad news: Yes, it’s been a cold spring; good news: possibly less frost risk

Thursday, April 4, 2013

I’ve been hearing many complaints about the weather. We all know to expect variable weather in early spring, so I decided to look up so data to see if these complaints hold water. During March 2013, in central Ohio, the average air temperature was 35.2 degrees, which was 5 degrees below the historical average of […]


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About David

Dr. David Barker is a professor of forage agronomy in the Department of Horticulture and Crop Science at Ohio State. Questions or comments can be sent in care of Farm and Dairy, P.O. Box 38, Salem OH 44460.