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  1. Profile of Organic Corn Growers in a Four-State Region

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2019-27/profile-organic-corn-growers-four-state-region

    management practices of these farms. As part of an interdisciplinary study on soil balancing, Ohio State ... improve over time for farms transitioning to organic production. About 40% of respondents had less than ... for future growth (3, 4). Currently, Ohio ranks in the top 5 states for number of certified organic ...

  2. Assessing The Risk of Frost Injury to Late Planted Corn

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2019-27/assessing-risk-frost-injury-late-planted-corn

    crop. Dr. Bob Nielsen has summarized research findings from Purdue University and Ohio State University ... http://www.agry.purdue.edu/ext/corn/news/timeless/RStagePrediction.html. The calendar days and thermal time from silking to black layer for the 97-day hybrid and 105 ... to the National Agricultural Statistics Service, as of August 18, 37 percent of Ohio’s corn acreage ...

  3. Hot Night Temperatures Can Decrease Corn Yield

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2019-27/hot-night-temperatures-can-decrease-corn-yield

    Night time temperatures can affect corn yield potential. High night temperatures (in the 70s or ... developing kernels, thereby lowering potential grain yield. High night time temperatures result in faster ... Average corn yields are generally much higher with irrigation in western states, which have low humidity ...

  4. Harvest Management of Sorghum Forages

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2019-27/harvest-management-sorghum-forages

    lowers quality and it also reduces the amount of water that must be evaporated as yields increase. They ... Many producers in Ohio have planted summer annual grasses this year to increase their low forage ... summer annual grasses as listed in the Ohio Agronomy Guide are shown in the table below. Table 7-12: ...

  5. What is Your Soil Wearing?

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2019-27/what-your-soil-wearing

    acres of conservation practices including water ways, filter strips and quail buffers. Frank Gibbs, ... results from the farm. Tom and Nancy’s farm is located at 2684 Mt. Tabor Rd., West Liberty, OH 43357. ... Logan County Land Trust, Farm Credit Services, OSU Extension, Dallas Ag, LLC, Indian Lake Watershed and ...

  6. Frogeye Leaf Spot- Is It Worth Spraying in 2019?

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2019-27/frogeye-leaf-spot-it-worth-spraying-2019

    the plant. This is the time if frogeye leaf spot can easily be found in the canopy, a lesion on one ... R5, the leaf at the terminal is fully developed and the pods at any one of the top four nodes is fully ... that are in the R3 growth stage, pods are tiny, 3/16 of an inch at one of the four uppermost nodes of ...

  7. Farm Science Review Agronomy College

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/events/farm-science-review-agronomy-college-0

    Dobbels, Kelley Tilmon, Anne Dorrance and Alex Lindsey of Ohio State University. We will feature ... features time with OSU Extension staff in the field in the agronomy plots on the east side of the grounds. ...

  8. Poultry Litter Applications

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2019-26/poultry-litter-applications

    Stockpiles of poultry litter can be seen in farm fields across Ohio. While common each year in ... is an excellent source of plant nutrients and readily available in most parts of the state. Poultry ... poultry litter in the state comes from laying hens and turkey finishers. Typical nutrient ranges in ...

  9. Corn Earworm in Field Corn; Watch for Molds

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2019-27/corn-earworm-field-corn-watch-molds

    Corn earworm is a pest with many hosts including corn, tomatoes and certain legumes.  In Ohio it is ... different fields may be at greater risk at different times.  It is open to debate how well corn earworm can ... overwinter in most parts of Ohio, and the majority of our population probably immigrates each summer from ...

  10. Are Crops Catching Up?

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2019-25/are-crops-catching

    Corn. Crop development varies tremendously across Ohio because of planting dates that range from ... late April to early July. According to field agronomists in some areas of the state, it looks like ... plantings are near or beyond this stage), leaf collar emergence occurs at approximately one leaf every 50 ...

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