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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 ... 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 ...

  2. 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. ...

  3. Agricultural Communication

    https://students.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/agricultural-communication

    ACT is a national organization designed for students who want to pursue a profession in Agricultural ... and public speaking to promote a broader public understanding of agriculture and our ... News Reporter Photographer Sales and Advertising Associate Television/Radio Broadcaster Web Developer ...

  4. 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 ...

  5. 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 ...

  6. 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. ...

  7. Specialty Corns

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

    growers to use. Contracts for growing specialty hybrids usually offer a premium over the yellow dent price ... to compensate for the lower yield potential and the special handling required to ensure high grain ... grain hybrids to determine which are best suited for ethanol production using the wet milling and ...

  8. 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 ... time to define thermal time for a given period of time. The cumulative GDDs associated with different ... (see Chapter 1) lists average GDD accumulation for several Ohio locations from several dates in May to ...

  9. Disease Resistance and Tolerance

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

    Hybrids should be selected for resistance or tolerance to stalk rots, foliar diseases and ear ... reactions to specific diseases in Ohio (Table 4-21). See the section on  Disease Management  for more on the ... use of hybrid resistance and tolerance to minimize crop losses.  Hybrid response to high population ...

  10. How Climate Affects Corn Production

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/node/4407

    less dissolved oxygen. Cool weather, on the other hand, may allow plants to live for more than a week ... rainfall can also cause nitrate leaching.  For crop moisture to be adequate, available soil moisture must ... Temperature Corn can survive brief exposures to adverse temperatures―low-end adverse temperatures ...

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