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  1. 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. ...

  2. Dairy Margin Coverage 2023 Deadline Is Fast Approaching

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-24-issue-6/dairy-margin-coverage-2023-deadline-fast-approaching

    the DMC feed cost falls below the selected protection level of $4.00-9.50/cwt. Now is the time to ... well above $9.50/cwt, margins fell below the $9.50/cwt level in August to $8.08/cwt and in September ... much more reasonable, with the $9.50/cwt coverage level costing $0.15 per cwt. With the current ...

  3. 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 ...

  4. Stalk Quality and Lodging

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/node/4415

    harvest at relatively high moisture levels (above than 25 percent) or are producing corn for silage, then ... stalk rind), short plant height and ear placement, and high staygreen potential. Staygreen refers to ... hybrids are at risk from wind injury when they are growing rapidly prior to tasseling. The use of growth ...

  5. Plant Populations and Seeding Rates

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/node/4421

    For fields with very productive soils and exceptionally high yield potential, final stands greater ... planting above recommended rates (unless lodging becomes more severe at higher population levels).  Plant ... there may be little benefit from using high plant populations much above 30,000 plants per acre. ...

  6. Weather Update: Coldest Christmas in Decades?

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2022-42/weather-update-coldest-christmas-decades

    Southern counties have picked up between 1-2.5” over this period, helping to ease some of the drought ... please visit the State Climate Office of Ohio.   Forecast High pressure will keep tranquil weather in ... place for Ohio through Wednesday. Temperatures will slowly modify from highs in the 20s and 30s on ...

  7. 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 ...

  8. Days to Maturity Rating System

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/node/4412

    reflect actual calendar time between planting and maturity―a 106-day hybrid, for example, does not ... a group of hybrids for grain moisture at harvest. A one day maturity difference between two hybrids is ... same day (6 days multiplied by 0.5 or 0.75).  The relationship between days to maturity and kernel ...

  9. Specialty Corns

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/node/4426

    method produces more gallons of ethanol per bushel of corn grain. Hybrids with high levels of extractable ... The type of corn most widely planted in Ohio and across the U.S. is yellow dent. High grain and ... silage yield potential, high feed value, and availability of adapted superior hybrids account for the ...

  10. Fertilizing Perennial Forages on Dairy Farms

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-24-issue-4/fertilizing-perennial-forages-dairy-farms

    test P exceeds the agronomic level of 50 ppm, there is increased  potential of P losses into streams ... Many dairy farms have high levels of soil P, making the expense of fertilizer P unnecessary. When soil ... harm animals fed those forages. A recent soil test should always guide what nutrients to apply and how ...

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