Sustainability of the Food Supply Chain
FDSCTE 3400.01 Sustainability of the food supply chain depends on the efficiency of transforming raw food materials into consumer food products. This course introduces key operations in each sector of the supply chain along with sustainability parameters, ...
FDSCTE 1150 Explore the science of caffeine and production of caffeinated products, how it affects the human body along with a study of the historical importance of some of today's most popular caffeine sources. Undergraduate 1.0 FDSCTE 1150 SP 23 7w ...
Hardin County Beef Banquet
Tickets- Adults: $20.00 pre-sale or $25.00 at the door Junior Fair Exhibitors and Children under 6- No Charge Cattle Producers Scholarship Application ...
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 ...
2023 Hardin County Lamb Banquet
Hardin County- The Hardin County Sheep Improvement Association will hold their annual Lamb Banquet on Saturday, March 4 at St. John’s Evangelical Church in Kenton at 6:30 pm. Tickets for the banquet can be reserved from the Extension office by calling 419 ...
2023 Hardin County Pork Banquet
Hardin County- The Hardin County Pork Producers will hold their annual Pork Banquet on Saturday, March 18 at Mid-Ohio Energy Cooperative in Kenton, starting at 6:30 pm. The evening will include naming of the Hardin County Pork Industry Queen and Pork Prod ...
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 ...
Growing Degree Day (GDD) Maturity Rating System
The GDD maturity rating system is based on heat units. It is more accurate in determining hybrid maturity than the days to maturity system because growth of the corn plant is directly related to the accumulation of heat over time rather than the number of ...