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  1. Post-USDA Reports, Market Focus Likely Shifts to 2012

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/post-usda-reports-market-focus-likely-shifts-2012

    expected price rationing. “People were looking for yield revisions in corn and soybeans, because we ... event, and we had projections for corn yields all over the place.” Roberts noted that in terms of ... “If we’re not feeding as much corn, and we don’t see wheat feeding numbers particularly large, what ...

  2. Flood Damage Not Detrimental to Ohio's Crops

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/flood-damage-not-detrimental-ohios-crops

    water for up to a week take anywhere from a 20 to 50 percent yield hit, depending on the variety and the ... crops, check out the Crop Observation Recommendation Network (C.O.R.N.) newsletter at ... reduces yields, but it's not a 100 percent loss." According to studies conducted by Ohio State ...

  3. Genetic Improvement Propels Corn Yield Past Weather Woes

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/genetic-improvement-propels-corn-yield-past-weather-woes

    continuous improvements in corn genetics and traits allowed producers to record impressive yields this year. ... corn specialist and professor of horticulture and crop science. “The plant can now tolerate a number of ... stress conditions and still have phenomenal yield potential.” Thomison said that university experts ...

  4. Hot, dry season putting damper on corn yield potential

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/hot-dry-season-putting-damper-corn-yield-potential

    yield potential as extremely hot, dry days plague the state this week, said Ohio State Extension corn ... scientist  Peter Thomison. When corn is planted in wet soils, root systems often don't develop as well ... headline of the 2011 corn crop. "There are parts of the state, areas in Brown County for example, that ...

  5. Protecting Harvested Grains Even More Important This Year Thanks to Drought and Lower Yield Forecasts

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/protecting-harvested-grains-even-more-important-year-thanks-drought-and-lower-yield

    September 6, 2012 VAN WERT, Ohio – With drought-impacted yields expected to be poor at best for ... many Ohio farms this year, growers need to take extra care to ensure that every bushel they’re able to ... through, with drought conditions and low topsoil moisture negatively impacting yields, protecting every ...

  6. Corn Residue an Option if Forage Supplies are Short

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/corn-residue-option-if-forage-supplies-are-short

    October 9, 2007 COLUMBUS, Ohio-- With livestock forages, especially hay, still in short supply, ... feeding corn residue may help extend the grazing season. But, like other feeds, management is important. ...   "Corn harvest has started and the residue that is left in the field is not a bad feed for about 60 days ...

  7. 'More Beef for Less Money' Highlight of Field Day

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/more-beef-less-money-highlight-field-day

    amounts to $1.61 if pricing hay at $80 per ton. At $2 per bushel, or $71 per ton, corn is not only cheaper ... consisting of 12 pounds of corn, four pounds of hay and two pounds of a protein-and-mineral supplement ... provides the same number of calories as 40 pounds of hay —at a cost of only 84 cents. “Corn grain is ...

  8. Tips to Get Corn Off to a Good Start

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/tips-get-corn-good-start

    still plenty of time to get the corn crop established. We don't want farmers to cut corners and ... April 17, 2008 COLUMBUS, Ohio-- Planting mismanagement can put a ceiling on yield potential, even ... yields." But agronomists don't want growers to wait, either. The longer a grower waits to plant, the ...

  9. Producers Facing Hay Shortage, But Forage Options Aplenty

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/producers-facing-hay-shortage-forage-options-aplenty

    shortage, several forage options step up as viable alternatives: • Supplementing hay with corn grain and ... supplement, and 3 to 4 pounds of hay. Boyles said that it's important to limit corn grain feed to ... grazing management. "With the shortage of hay, there might be a tendency to overgraze ...

  10. Stressed Crops Tapping Hidden Soil Moisture, But Rain Still Needed

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/stressed-crops-tapping-hidden-soil-moisture-rain-still-needed

    moisture are beginning to take a toll on the state's major crops, especially corn. Peter Thomison, an ... during pollination it can reduce yields up to 50 percent." A current condition of corn that can have ... a direct impact on yields is uneven plant emergence. Thomison said that corn some fields are exhibiting ...

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