Ohio Corn: Estimating Yields at Early Stages of Kernel Development

🕔Jul 31, 2018Corn growers often want to estimate grain yields prior to harvest in order to help with marketing and harvest plans. Two procedures that are widely used for estimating corn grain […]

Ohio Corn: Night Temperatures Impact Yields

🕔Jul 31, 2018Low 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 […]

Ohio Corn: Impact of Ponding and Saturated Soils

🕔Jun 26, 2018Persistent rains during the past two weeks 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: Leaf Striping Often Temporary

🕔Jun 5, 2018Leaf striping (interveinal chlorosis) in corn is appearing in many Ohio fields.  There are several nutrient deficiencies (including sulfur, zinc, magnesium, and manganese) that result in leaf striping and some […]

Ohio Corn: Early Coloration – Green, Purple, or Yellow?

🕔Jun 5, 2018Corn seedlings often turn yellow (due to low nitrogen uptake and/or limited chlorophyll synthesis) or purple (reduced root development and/or increased anthocyanin production) under cool, wet conditions. Some hybrids are […]

Ohio Corn: Young Crops with Wet Feet – What Can We Expect?

🕔May 30, 2018Around the state, there are many corn fields with young plants with standing water due to the intense storms that have passed through. But what are the long-term effects of […]

Corn: 5 Tips for Managing Late Planted Crop – DTN

🕔Apr 26, 2018May is nearly upon us, and a lot of corn seed is still in the bag. According to USDA’s Crop Progress reports, the country is already running 10% behind last […]

Ohio Corn: Adjusting Management Practices for a Late Start

🕔Apr 24, 2018As prospects for a timely start to spring planting diminish, growers need to reassess their planting strategies and consider adjustments. Since delayed planting reduces the yield potential of corn, the […]

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 […]

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