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  1. Grain Quality

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/node/4417

    may use this information to reduce feed costs and optimize diets. Hybrid genetics significantly affect ... and protein are evident in under certain testing conditions, the Ohio Corn Performance Test has ... composition, especially grain protein. Additional information on hybrids developed for special grain com- ...

  2. Plant Populations and Seeding Rates

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/node/4421

    you are planting very early when the soil will likely remain cool for several days following planting, ... populations recommended for corn silage are great- er than those for grain. According to recent Pennsylvania ... State University research, optimum plant populations for silage are about 2,000 to 4,000 plants per acre ...

  3. Maturity

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

    generally avoid short-season hybrids that are earlier than those normally used in their area. For more ... information on selecting hybrids for late planting, see the section on  Date of Planting.  ...

  4. Specialty Corns

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/node/4426

    dent, waxy, high oil, and popcorn) are grown under contract, it is advisable to identify a market before ... quality. More information on specialty corns for identity preserved (IP) grain production is available ... recent years include:  WHITE CORN  White corn types are equal to yellow types in carbohydrate content but ...

  5. Yield Potential and Stability

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/node/4414

    are less effective and potentially harmful to nontarget beneficial insects. See the section on  Insect ... resistance. One explanation for this concern is that some seed companies are no longer introducing ... non-transgenic versions of certain hybrids or are releasing non-trans- genic versions some years after the ...

  6. School Gardens

    https://hamilton.osu.edu/program-areas/4-h-youth-development/school-enrichment/school-gardens

    4-H school garden programs offer students the opportunity to learn about where their food comes ... thinking skills. If you're interested in finding out how to start a school garden, or find academic ... volunteers, students gain mentorship and multi-generational experiences. Click here for more information on ...

  7. Fertility Recommendations

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/node/4423

    nitrogen is to be applied in the fall, make certain that soil temperatures are below 50 degrees Fahrenheit ... fertilization away from the busy planting period and are closer to actual crop uptake of nitrogen. Sidedressing ... also minimizes the risk of nitrogen loss especially on poorly drained, clay soils which are subject to ...

  8. Insect Control

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/node/4379

    Insect pests in soybean are sporadic but can be yield-limiting when their populations do build. It ... is difficult to predict when and where insects may become a problem in soybean, so regular scouting ... is important. Timely foliar insecticide applications at the recommended thresholds are usually ...

  9. Making Replant Decisions

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/node/4422

    deciding whether to replant a field, assemble the following information: original planting date and plant ... date and plant population on final grain yield. Grain yields for varying dates and populations are ... necessary information on stands, planting, and replanting dates has been assembled, use Table 4-13 to locate ...

  10. Disease Management

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/node/4391

    states. Yield losses as high as 30 to 50 percent are not uncommon in fields planted with susceptible ... and damaging diseases are caused by fungi that survive in crop residue left in the field from one ... growing season to another, and the greatest losses occur when flag leaves and spikes are damaged before ...

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