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  1. Growing Degree Day (GDD) Maturity Rating System

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

    several advantages over the days to maturity system. The GDD system provides information for choosing ... degrees Fahrenheit. Growth at the low temperature cutoff (50 degrees Fahrenheit) is already near zero, so ... accumulated GDDs to reach maturity. Most seed corn dealers have information on specific hybrids. Table 1-1 ...

  2. Conservation Tillage Club Breakfast

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/events/conservation-tillage-club-breakfast-1

    Conservation Tillage Club breakfast program to provide an update on corn diseases in Ohio. Recently, the area ...

  3. Row Width

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/node/4420

    Since the early 1970s, average row spacing in Ohio decreased from about 35 inches to about 30 ... approximately 18,000 plants per acre to nearly 30,000 plants per acre. Due to considerable interest in narrowing ... central Corn Belt states (Iowa, Illinois, and Ohio) the yield advantage of narrow rows over 30-inch row ...

  4. Yield Potential and Stability

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

    year at 10 Ohio locations and includes yield information from the previous two years. The bulletin ... years. The Ohio Corn Performance Tests (OCPT) indicate that hybrids of similar maturity vary in yield ... marketed and planted in Ohio contain transgenic traits for herbicide and insect resistance. Planting ...

  5. Isolation Requirements for Identity Preserved (IP) Non-GMO Corn Production

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/node/4427

    as genetically engineered. Ohio producers of IP non-GMO corn, such as organic farmers, need to ... most of the corn planted in Ohio is GMO corn. Growers can follow several planting practices to minimize ... Because of their superior agronomic performance, hybrids account for nearly all the corn produced in the ...

  6. Corn Pest Management

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/node/4424

    the major pest control problem in corn production in Ohio. Specific chemical weed control ... because of  Bt  corn. Information on insecticides can be found here:  ... oardc.ohio-state.edu/ag/images/545_Final_2013(3).pdf. The risk of injury from insects will vary largely depending on weather and region. Knowledge of ...

  7. Hybrid Selection

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/node/4410

    system. To stay competitive, growers must introduce new hybrids to their acreage on a regular basis. ... considered. The most important factors for hybrid selection in Ohio are maturity, yield potential and ...

  8. Grain Quality

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

    may use this information to reduce feed costs and optimize diets. Hybrid genetics significantly affect ... and protein are evident in under certain testing conditions, the Ohio Corn Performance Test has ... composition, especially grain protein. Additional information on hybrids developed for special grain com- ...

  9. School Gardens

    https://hamilton.osu.edu/program-areas/4-h-youth-development/school-enrichment/school-gardens

    curriculum helps develop life skills, includes career exploration, and opportunities for service-learning ... volunteers, students gain mentorship and multi-generational experiences. Click here for more information on ... try new foods throughout the program to encourage healthy eating and expanding their palate. Short ...

  10. Producing Wheat in 15-Inch Rows

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/node/4388

    oardc.osu.edu/wheattrials /  for the  Ohio Wheat Performance Test Wide Row Evaluation.  Plant wheat as soon as possible ... application.    Table 6-3: Effect of Wheat Row Spacing and Variety on Wheat Grain Yield.  Year  County Variety  ...

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