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 ...
The Ohio State University at Mansfield Nature Film Night
Viewing of five short films, hosted by Ohio State-Mansfield EcoLab, with facilitated discussion moderated by Nicole Jackson from SENR. Free. Come at 6 p.m. to share refreshments. Contact Gabriel Karns, firstname.lastname@example.org, with questions. ...
Farm Transition Workshop
Is your farm ready for the next generation? Learn the legalities and technical pieces of a smooth and efficient transition. Cost: $25 per person includes lunch, a succession planning binder, materials, and handouts. Register at 330-533-5538, or learn more ...
Center for Foodborne Illness Research and Prevention Inaugural Event- Translating Science Into Policy and Practice: What are the food safety priorities?
Celebrating the new CFAES Center for Foodborne Illness Research and Prevention. A panel of food safety experts will explore the most crucial food safety issues facing the nation and world. Free, but register here: go.osu.edu/BdpB. Additionally, Ohio Stat ...
Environmental Professionals Network Breakfast Program
Speakers will explore how wildlife conservation agencies, nonprofits, and enthusiasts can build an effective and inclusive coalition to address future funding gaps. Additional information on speakers at go.osu.edu/BdpX. Registration is $22 and includes b ...
Features three keynote speakers. A free lunch will be served at noon, with vendors available to talk with participants and promote their products or services. Afternoon sessions will begin at 1 p.m. at the Krauss Dairy Center, 2250 Oil City Road, and feat ...
Ohio farm incomes forecast to rise-again
COLUMBUS, Ohio—Even during a growing season when 1.5 million fewer acres of soybeans and corn were planted in Ohio, average farm incomes in the state are likely to increase compared to last year, according to an agricultural economist with The Ohio State ...
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 ...