Hot topics in Soybean Production
Local research will be presented on fungicides for plant health and waterhemp management. State research updates will discuss weed and disease management, planting date, and seeding rates. Free but please register by calling the Hancock County Extensi ...
Hot topics in Corn Production
Local research will be presented on nitrogen rates, timing of nitrogen application, starters, and benefits from nitrification inhibitors, growth regulators, sulfur, nitrogen-fixing products, and other nitrogen biologicals. State research updates will incl ...
Fertilizer and Pesticide Recertification Training. All categories. Fees: $10 fertilizer training and $35 for pesticide training. Can be paid at the door by cash or check. Preregistration required by calling the Hancock County Extension Office 419-422-3851 ...
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 ...
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 ...
Weeds University- Paulding County
Statewide-- 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 the locations across the state. Locations will include: Marc ...