Making Replant Decisions
Although it is not unusual that 5 to 10 percent of planted seeds fail to establish healthy plants, additional stand losses resulting from insects, frost, hail, flooding or poor seedbed conditions may call for a decision on whether or not to replant a fiel ...
Plant Populations and Seeding Rates
When corn is produced for grain in Ohio, recommended plant populations at harvest (or final stand) can range from 24,000 to 34,000+ plants per acre, depending on the hybrid and production environment. Yield response to plant population is influenced by se ...
Pressure Cooker Lunch and Learn
Join Shannon Carter, Extension Educator, and Sandy Bohl, Trained Instructor Learn the basics of electric pressure cooking. Includes meal planning tips, how to save money and time as well as recipes to try. Learn about… Parts of the cooker Settings and wh ...
Slow Cooker Lunch and Learn
Join Shannon Carter, Extension Educator and Sandy Bohl, Trained Instructor, with Ohio State University Extension Fairfield County, to learn more about… Basics of using a slow cooker Meal planning tips How to save money and time Sample recipes to try Regis ...
Don't Fear The Fall
Hang On To These Tips To Keep You On Your Feet ...
Let's Talk Watersheds
There has been a lot of conversation about watersheds in the last week, with much of that conversation being brought about due to the concerns regarding the train derailment incident in East Palestine, Ohio ...
Corn Growth and Development
Additional topics on corn growth and development: Hybrid Selection Grain Quality Maturity Date of Planting Days to Maturity Rating System Seeding Depth Growing Degree Day (GDD) Maturity Rating System Row Width Yield Potential and Stability Plant Pop ...
Date of Planting
The recommended time for planting corn in northern Ohio is April 15 to May 10 and in southern Ohio, April 10 to May 10. Approximately 100 to 150 GDDs (heat units) are required for corn to emerge. In central Ohio, this number of GDDs usually accumulates by ...
The protein and oil composition of corn grain is a major factor affecting grain feeding value. Although the grain market does not include this factor in price determination, growers who feed livestock may use this information to reduce feed costs and opti ...