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  1. Yield Potential and Stability

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

    fertilizer. However, most university research indicates that differential response among hybrids for nitrogen ... glyphosate and/or glufosinate ammonium resistance offer weed management options that generally involve fewer ... soil insecticide treatments (rootworm) and post-emergent insecticide applications (corn borer), which ...

  2. Seeding Depth

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/node/4419

    The appropriate planting depth varies with soil and weather conditions. For normal conditions, ... plant corn 1.5- to 2-inches deep to ensure adequate moisture uptake and seed-soil contact, provide frost ... and should be avoided in all tillage systems. In April, when the soil is usually moist and evaporation ...

  3. Corn Pest Management

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

    compensate for not having tillage and crop rotation as management options.  5. Improve soil drainage in ... corn, including soil type, weeds, weeds present, crop rotation and budget. No single control program ... other pollinators, so it is important to use them judiciously. Finally, soil or foliar-applied ...

  4. Production of Other Small Grain Species

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/node/4396

    Fertilizer recommendations for the other small grain species are provided in Tables 6-12 through ... acre on dark colored soils.  Table 6-13: Examples of Phosphorus (Expressed as lb P2O5/ac) Recommended ... 45 60 Soil Test Value  Annual Recommendation       (lb P2O5/ac)  lb P/ac  ppm        30 15 80 95 115 ...

  5. Plant Populations and Seeding Rates

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

    For fields with very productive soils and exceptionally high yield potential, final stands greater ... approach typically costs more than it saves. In the absence of major environmental stresses, most research ... State University research, optimum plant populations for silage are about 2,000 to 4,000 plants per acre ...

  6. Corn Production

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/node/4399

    Successful corn production requires an understanding of the various management practices and ... fertilization, and pest control all influence corn yield. A crop’s response to a given cultural practice is often ... yield limiting factors, and to develop management systems that maximize the beneficial aspect of each ...

  7. Date of Planting

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/node/4418

    soil conditions are not excessively wet. An early morning soil temperature of 50 degrees Fahrenheit at ... the 1/2- to 2-inch depth usually indicates that the soil is warm enough for planting. Corn germinates ... very slowly at soil temperatures below 50 degrees Fahrenheit. Short-term weather forecasts should be ...

  8. Weather Update: A Warm and Wet Start to 2023

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2023-01/weather-update-warm-and-wet-start-2023

    soil moisuture start to recover, though further improvements are needed ahead of the upcoming planting ...

  9. Conservation Tillage Club Breakfast

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/events/conservation-tillage-club-breakfast-1

    manage these issues both in the field and how to prevent problems with grain storage. Discussion will ...

  10. Methane Mitigation Strategies for Dairy Farms

    https://dairy.osu.edu/newsletter/buckeye-dairy-news/volume-24-issue-6/methane-mitigation-strategies-dairy-farms

    and fertility, water, and climate) and management practices. These factors affect forage yield and ... Perennial forages fixate N, thus lower requirements for N fertilizer, may sequester more soil carbon than ... diversity of management systems with such feedstuffs, additional research in needed in how these compounds ...

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