Ohio Wheat: How Cold is Too Cold at Feekes 8 and 10.5.1 Growth Stages? May 12, 2020

🕔May 12, 2020
Every year presents a different set of challenges for agricultural production across Ohio. Last year, northwest and west central Ohio could not escape the rain. This year, Ohio cannot seem […]

Ohio Corn, Soybeans: How Did the Cold Weekend Impact Crops? May 12, 2020

🕔May 12, 2020
In Ohio, between May 9 and 10, temperatures were as low as 26°F with some areas even receiving snow. The effect on corn and soybean depends on both temperature, duration […]

Ohio Corn: Considerations for Planting Depth This Year Apr 14, 2020

🕔Apr 14, 2020
Timing corn emergence is key to minimize yield reductions, and can be more important for preserving yield than even seed spacing. When setting planting depth for corn this year, be […]

Ohio Corn: A Crop of Many Colors – What’s the Cause? Jun 26, 2019

🕔Jun 26, 2019
As corn is emerging and beginning to grow, we are again seeing many colors present. In any given field, corn can appear dark green in sections, while other sections are […]

Ohio Soybeans: How Will Wet Weather Affect Stands? Jun 25, 2019

🕔Jun 25, 2019
Saturated soils after soybean planting can cause uneven emergence and stand reductions of varying extent depending on the stage of the soybean plant and other environmental factors including temperature and […]

Ohio Corn: What Can We Expect from Ponding, Saturated Soils? Jun 14, 2019

🕔Jun 14, 2019
Persistent rains during May and early June have resulted in ponding and saturated soils in many Ohio corn fields and led to questions concerning what impact these conditions will have […]

Ohio Corn: Getting a Good Start – Planting Depth Can Make a Difference May 8, 2019

🕔May 8, 2019
Planting depth recommendations for Ohio are 1.5 to 2 inches deep to ensure adequate moisture uptake and seed-soil contact. Deeper planting may be recommended as the season progresses and soils […]

Ohio Corn: Assessing the Value of Variable Seeding Rates Apr 16, 2019

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🕔Apr 16, 2019
Finding the best seeding rate is important for efficient corn production, but the “optimum” seeding rate – the one that maximizes profitability – can vary within and among fields with […]

Ohio Corn: Variable Rate Seeding Considerations Nov 6, 2018

🕔Nov 6, 2018
As producers are planning their seed needs for next year, it is important to think about acreage, hybrids, and seeding rates. Finding the best corn seeding rate is important for […]

Ohio Corn: Night Temperatures Impact Yields Jul 31, 2018

🕔Jul 31, 2018
Low night temperatures during the grain fill period (which typically occurs in July and August) have been associated with some of our highest corn yields in Ohio. The cool night […]

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