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  1. Harvesting

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/node/4425

    level at which to harvest for dry grain storage is 25 percent. Corn normally dries approximately 0.75 to ... maturity. Ear drop damage may be high in some years as a result of extensive European corn borer damage to ... associated with harvest delays are magnified at high plant populations (Table 4-10) and hybrid susceptibility ...

  2. Disease Resistance and Tolerance

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/node/4416

    use of hybrid resistance and tolerance to minimize crop losses.  Hybrid response to high population ... shown positive yield response to higher populations cannot be grown at high plant densities because of ... the increased risk of lodging at harvest. Lodging reduces yields and slows the harvest operation. ...

  3. Yield Potential and Stability

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/node/4414

    Choose hybrids that have produced consistently high yields across a number of locations and/or ... years. The Ohio Corn Performance Tests (OCPT) indicate that hybrids of similar maturity vary in yield ... high yields; instead, look for stability in performance across environments.  Most of the hybrids ...

  4. Growing Degree Day (GDD) Maturity Rating System

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/node/4413

    (T min) is less than 50 degrees Fahrenheit, 50 is used to determine the daily average. The high ... calculation method most commonly used for corn in the U.S. is the 86/50 cutoff method. GDD are calculated as ... the average daily temperature minus 50.  If the maximum daily temperature (T max) is greater than 86 ...

  5. Volunteer Opportunity- Event Waste Sorting Team

    https://epn.osu.edu/jobs/885

    a high-end event and we (staff + volunteers) will be doing the sorting for the attendees. There will be ... appropriate compost/recycling/landfill container. This level of service accomplishes two goals, it increases ... because they are receiving an upgraded level of service. Achieving both goals will reflect very positively ...

  6. Field Ecologist I- Limnology

    https://epn.osu.edu/jobs/886

    conflicts. High level of attention to detail and accuracy Ability to work independently and as part of ... ground beetles, and soil microbes; operations and maintenance of in-situ meteorological sensors, soil ... be considered. Previous NEON program field experience will be highly considered. The NEON program ...

  7. Grain Quality

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/node/4417

    indicated that protein and oil levels vary considerably from test to test (Table 4-8). Some normal dent corn ... and protein are evident in under certain testing conditions, the Ohio Corn Performance Test has ... hybrids produced primarily for grain exhibit elevated protein and oil levels. Environmental conditions ...

  8. Plan Now for Fall Fertilization of Perennial Forages

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2022-26/plan-now-fall-fertilization-perennial-forages

    When soil test P exceeds the agronomic level of 50 PPM, there is increased  potential of P losses into ... For example, many dairies have high levels of soil P, making the expense of fertilizer P unnecessary. ... over-application harms the environment and can harm animals fed those forages. A recent soil test should always ...

  9. Making Replant Decisions

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/node/4422

    minus 79, or 2 percentage points. At a yield level of 150 bushels per acre, this increase would amount ... beneath or at the soil surface (up until about the six-leaf collar stage). If new leaf growth appears ... stand was reduced to 15,000 plants per acre as a result of saturated soil conditions and ponding. ...

  10. Don't Miss Out on 2023 Soil Health Webinar Series

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2023-01/dont-miss-out-2023-soil-health-webinar-series

    Join the OSU Extension Agronomic Crops Team 2023 Soil Health Webinar series for a Thursday morning ... series about soil health. You won’t want to miss out on this year’s line-up of farmers and academic ... experts covering a wide range of soil health topics as they dig below the surface to investigate new ...

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