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  1. Making Replant Decisions

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

    needed to get a good average―one count for every 2 to 3 acres.  Table 4-13 shows the effects of planting ... date and plant population on final grain yield. Grain yields for varying dates and populations are ... According to Table 4-13, the expected yield for the existing stand would be 79 percent of the optimum. If ...

  2. Weather Update: Coldest Christmas in Decades?

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

    low teens, and wind chill values well below zero. Stay tuned to local forecasts for updates as the ... previous week.   For the latest up-to-date conditions, seasonal outlooks, and monthly climate summaries, ...   Summary After a warm start to December, with temperatures running 2-5°F above the long-term ...

  3. Disease Management

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/node/4391

    the absence of diseases (for plant health), at green-up or at half-rates do not provide consistent ... chance of obtaining a yield response high enough to offset fungicide application cost is highest for ... applications are made at green-up (Feekes GS 4-5).  For foliar diseases, fungicides are often most warranted ...

  4. Fertilization

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/node/4389

    it should be applied in the fall and the rest after green-up. Generally, 20 to 30 pounds of fall ... Nitrogen losses may be severe on applications prior to green-up and may cause significant yield reductions, ... A successful soil fertility program for wheat requires knowledge of a field’s yield potential and ...

  5. 2023 Ohio Organic Grain Conference

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/events/2023-ohio-organic-grain-conference

    Gruver, Western Illinois University and Léa Vereecke, Rodale Institute See attached file for full agenda. ...

  6. Insect Control

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/node/4392

    challenging to control Hessian fly with foliar applications, which is why the major tactic for controlling ... in Ohio. To determine the need for treatment, first identify the aphid. English grain aphid has black ... Hessian fly is planting wheat after the Hessian fly-safe date for your county (see Figure 6-1). Seed ...

  7. 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 ... University indicate that losses increase by 1 to 2 percent for each week of harvest delay. Yield losses ... For example, assume that 1 ton (2000 pounds) of shelled grain at 25 percent moisture will be dried to ...

  8. Days to Maturity Rating System

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

    typically equal to a 1/2 to 3/4 percentage point difference in grain moisture. For example, a 106-day hybrid ... because there are no industry standards for the days to maturity rating system, grain moisture comparisons ... The most common maturity rating system is the days to maturity system. This system does not ...

  9. Maturity

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/node/4411

    Growers should choose hybrids with maturity ranges appropriate for their geographic area or ... circumstances. Corn for grain should reach physiological maturity or “black layer” (maximum kernel dry weight) ... one to two weeks before the first killing frost in the fall. Use days to maturity and Growing Degree ...

  10. Hybrid Selection

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

    on Specialty Corns). Will the corn be used for grain or silage? Will it be sold directly to the ... Selecting a group of hybrids for planting is a key step in designing a successful corn production ... system. To stay competitive, growers must introduce new hybrids to their acreage on a regular basis. ...

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