Whiz Bang Science Show
Dr. Dave Lohnes, OARDC's popular Whiz-Bang Scientist, teaches children about science and the natural world in an enriching outdoor environment. The 2021 season features: Amazing Air Pressure and Tales of Tails. Shows are fun for the entire family! Pa ...
Inclusive and Equitable Hiring Practices
This 90-minute program provides an overview of best practices for recruiting a diverse candidate pool and equitably evaluating them. Participants will examine the role that various forms of bias can play in screening applicants and identify ways that priv ...
STEM in Pickaway County
STEM Focused Visit ' Ohio STEM: news and events ' page. Community development in Pickaway County is led by Extension educator Meghan Thoreau. Her focus is preparing Pickaway County youth for STEM careers (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Ma ...
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 ...
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 ...
How Climate Affects Corn Production
Temperature Corn can survive brief exposures to adverse temperatures―low-end adverse temperatures being around 32 degrees Fahrenheit and high-end ones being around 112 degrees Fahrenheit. Growth decreases once temperatures dip to 41 degrees Fahrenheit or ...
Wonder Woman Wednesdays-Webinar 5- Cathann Kress, Ph.D.
Dr. Cathann A. Kress has served as Vice President for Agricultural Administration and Dean of the College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences (CFAES) at The Ohio State University since May 2017, and was reappointed for a second term in June ...
Weeds University Set for Statewide Programs
OSU Extension invites crop producers, CCAs, and agribusinesses to attend a regional 2023 Ohio Weed University on Wednesday, March 1, or Friday, March 3 from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. at locations across the state. Locations will include: March 1 – Highland C ...