Drones for Spraying Pesticides
Traditionally, aerial spraying of pesticides has been done using conventional fixed-wing aircraft or helicopters with a pilot onboard. However, this is changing. Small, remotely piloted aircraft are being used to apply pesticides around the world, especia ...
28th annual Denman Undergraduate Research Forum
SENR has several students participating in this year's Denman Undergraduate Research Forum. ...
Kendall Lovejoy Educator, Agriculture and Natural Resources ...
Monday Morning Message, February 27
Title: Monday Morning Message Subtitle: From the desk of Professor and Interim Director Eric Toman Add paragraph: Copy: February 27, 2023 I am pleased to announce effective March 15, Dr. Steve Lyon will serve as the Associate Director for the School o ...
Upcoming events: Secrest Arboretum
This has been an unusual winter. It has been unseasonably warm with some nice sunny days. Some of us like the snow and cold, while others can’t wait for the green of spring to arrive. ...
Harvest date should be determined by crop maturity, not by the calendar. Plan to harvest fields with potential lodging or harvest loss problems (such as stalk rot or deer damage) first. All field shelled corn with more than 15 percent moisture must be dri ...
A good nutrient management program is one of the keys to high yield corn production. Instituting best management techniques to ensure adequate nutrient availability throughout the growing season can pay real dividends at the end of the year and minimize t ...
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 ...
Planning for the Future of Your Farm Resources
Planning for the Future of Your Farm Resources Farm Succession Planning (January 23 & 30, 2023) Video Link from Session #1 (January 23, 2023) Video Link from Session #2 (January 30, 2023) Planning for the Future of Your Family Farm Planning & Dis ...