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  1. Days to Maturity Rating System

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/node/4412

    The most common maturity rating system is the days to maturity system. This system does not reflect actual calendar time between planting and maturity―a 106-day hybrid, for example, does not actually mature 106 days after planting. A days to maturity rati ...

  2. Maturity

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/node/4411

    Growers should choose hybrids with maturity ranges appropriate for their geographic area or circumstances. Corn for grain should reach physiological maturity or “black layer” (maximum kernel dry weight) one to two weeks before the first killing frost in t ...

  3. Hybrid Selection

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/node/4410

    Selecting a group of hybrids for planting is a key step in designing a successful corn production system. To stay competitive, growers must introduce new hybrids to their acreage on a regular basis. During the past 40 years, the genetics of corn hybrids h ...

  4. Corn Growth and Development

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/node/4409

    A key step in high yield corn production is monitoring fields and troubleshooting yield-limiting factors throughout the growing season. Corn growers who understand how the corn plant responds to various cultural practices and environmental conditions at d ...

  5. How Climate Affects Corn Production

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/node/4407

    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 ...

  6. How Climate Affects Corn Production

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/node/4406

    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 ...

  7. Gifts From the Kitchen

    https://wayne.osu.edu/news/gifts-kitchen

    Sometimes the best gifts are the simplest. Take for instance, the goodness you can easily pack in a jar and top it with a piece of colorful material and a ribbon. ...

  8. Office Closed Dec 23- Jan 2

    https://wayne.osu.edu/news/office-closed-dec-23-jan-2

    Have a happy, healthy holiday! ...

  9. Houseplant for Christmas? Here's How To Keep It Happy

    https://wayne.osu.edu/news/houseplant-christmas-heres-how-keep-it-happy

    A lot of people enjoy having plants in their homes but are always worried about how to take care of them ...

  10. 2023 Water Quality Wednesdays

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2022-42/2023-water-quality-wednesdays

    Join OSU’s Water Quality Extension Associates for their annual winter webinar series focusing on the interaction between agriculture and water quality. These webinars will take place monthly from January to March 2023 on the last Wednesday of each month. ...

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