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  1. North American Maple Syrup Producers Manual, 2nd Edition (PDF)

    https://extensionpubs.osu.edu/north-american-maple-syrup-producers-manual-2nd-edition-pdf/

    the material is outdated, other information is still helpful to hobbyists and small-scale producers. ...

  2. Corn Pest Management

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/node/4424

    slug conditions. Where slug populations are known to be a problem, use of row cleaners may reduce early ... on mycotoxins associated with moldy grain, visit  ohioline.osu.edu/findafactsheet, where you can ... effectively handles the various weed problems that arise under different environmental conditions. Weeds are ...

  3. Insect Control

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/node/4392

    state. Cereal leaf beetle and aphids are usually controlled by beneficial parasitoids or natural ... commonly recognized flaxseed stage. Flaxseed pupae are located within the leaf sheaths of plants in the ... treatments are available and have activity against the Hessian fly, but are usually unnecessary if following ...

  4. Growing Degree Day (GDD) Maturity Rating System

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/node/4413

    several advantages over the days to maturity system. The GDD system provides information for choosing ... calculation method most commonly used for corn in the U.S. is the 86/50 cutoff method. GDD are calculated as ... it does not continue to slow as temperatures drop further. GDDs are calculated daily and summed over ...

  5. 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- ...

  6. 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 ...

  7. 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.  ...

  8. 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 ...

  9. 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 ...

  10. 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 ...

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