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  1. Corn Growing Degree Days: A Method of Maturity Rating for Hybrids

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/agf-101

    different scenarios; it provides county-level estimates based on historical GDDs accumulation, planting ... calculated in several ways, the most used method is to subtract 50 degrees Fahrenheit from the mean daily ... temperature. This method of calculating GDD is often called the “86/50 corn system.” This GDD calculation ...

  2. Effects of Flooding and Ponding on Corn

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/agf-118

    respectively, at a low nitrogen fertilizer level (50 lb N per acre). At a high level of nitrogen (350 lb N per ... the duration of flooding and air/soil temperatures. Prior to the 6-leaf stage (when the growing point ... is near or at the soil surface), corn can survive only 2 to 4 days of flooded conditions. Once corn ...

  3. Selecting, Storing, and Serving Ohio Potatoes

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-5529

    a cool, dry, dark place that is well ventilated. The ideal temperature is between 45–50 degrees ... broth to a boil over medium high heat. While broth is heating, chop vegetables. Add chopped potatoes, ... potatoes =  about 3 medium potatoes 3 cups peeled and sliced 2½ cups peeled and diced 2 cups mashed 2 cups ...

  4. Statistics and Agricultural Research

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-40

    between the two treatments may have occurred by chance alone. Scenario 2:  At harvest the yield levels of ... level differences, insect pressure, disease pressure, natural variation in soil productivity, etc.). ... at two different scenarios based on the harvest information. Scenario 1:  At harvest the yield levels ...

  5. Growing Onions in the Garden

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-1616

    sandy-loam to silt-loam soils soil with plenty of organic matter. Onions are easily affected by high acid ... soils and prefer soil pH between 6.0 and 6.8. Avoid heavy clay soils as they retain water longer after ... apart. Onion transplants should be planted with 1 inch of the lower portion in the soil. Fertilizing High ...

  6. Short Season Corn vs. Commonly Grown Corn Hybrid Maturities for Planting in Ohio 

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/anr-94

    contrasts are presented. Values for the comparisons denote the difference between tested variables (first ... comparisons denote the difference between tested variables (first named minus second named). An asterisk ... hybrids ($770/A) due mainly to discounts from low test weights and high harvest moisture (Table 4). ...

  7. Predators of Poultry

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/vme-22

    (i.e., layers). Commercial flocks are at risk from small predators and birds of prey when the building ... allowed to graze. Flocks are at the highest risk, especially during the night, if they are not provided ...

  8. Global Climate Change 1996

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/cdfs-186

    carbon dioxide from roughly 280 parts per million (ppm) to the current level of about 360 ppm. Moreover, ... oceans would result in a global sea level rise of between one and three feet. Many low lying coastal ... in the 3–7 degree F range over the next 50–100 years. Even if the high income countries are able, ...

  9. Soil Terminology and Definitions

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/SAG-19

    of soil antecedent biological activity. A high BR generally indicates higher soil microbial activity, ... accumulation in the soil. This index can be used as an early and sensitive indicator of carbon or soil organic ... and macropores leading to soil compaction and decreased soil organic matter levels. Soil compaction ...

  10. Raspberries for the Home Fruit Planting

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-1421

    The soil should be well-drained and have a pH between 5.8 and 6.5. Always have the soil tested to ... crop in spring. Reveile Early Medium to large fruit with good flavor. Vigorous and high yielding. Boyne ... Medium-sized fruits with good color and flavor, firmness, and freezing quality. High yielding. Redwing Mid ...

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