Ohio Corn: 12 Proven Practices for Increasing Yields, Profits

🕔Mar 20, 2018In the quest for high corn yields, considerable attention has been given to increasing various inputs, including seeding rates and fertilizers, narrowing row spacing, and making preventative applications of foliar […]

Ohio Corn: What Causes Variability in Grain Protein Levels?

🕔Jan 9, 2018We’ve recently heard comments and questions concerning the varying levels of grain protein levels being found in shelled corn. Some feed companies have reported seeing many samples in the upper […]

Ohio Corn: 5 Considerations for Selecting Hybrids for 2018

🕔Dec 5, 2017Hybrid selection is one of the most important management decisions a corn grower makes each year. It’s a decision that warrants a careful comparison of performance data. It should not […]

Ohio Corn: How Will Cool Weather Affect Dry Down?

🕔Sep 12, 2017The recent cooler than normal temperatures may impact corn drydown. Once corn achieves physiological maturity (when kernels have obtained maximum dry weight and black layer has formed), it will normally […]

Ohio Corn: Are Late Maturing Fields at Risk of Frost Injury?

🕔Sep 12, 2017According to the National Agricultural Statistics Service as of Sept. 10, 69 percent of Ohio’s corn acreage was in the dent stage (R5) compared to 76 percent for the five-year average; […]

Ohio Corn: Does Tillering Impact Yield?

🕔Aug 1, 2017This year I’ve seen more tillering in corn than normal, and there have been enquiries about the impact of tillers on crop growth. When farmers see extensive tillering in their […]

Ohio Corn: Assessing the Success or Failure of Pollination

🕔Jul 26, 2017Many Ohio corn fields have been subject to excessive rainfall this year. The fields where the Ohio Corn Performance Test (OCPT) were planted are no exception. Extraordinary rainfall accumulation has […]

Ohio: Crops Under Water – What Can You Expect?

🕔Jul 18, 2017Large rain events seem to be trending this year in many parts of Ohio. These storms tend to last for a very short amount of time, but leave behind a […]

Ohio Corn: Pollination Underway in April Planted Fields

🕔Jul 11, 2017According to the National Agricultural Statistics Service for the week ending 7-9-17, 10% of the state’s corn was silking compared to 16% for the 5-year average. Given the wide range […]

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