4-H Open House
Join us on March 1st from 4:00pm to 6:00pm here at our office in the Buckeye Room. We will have tables set up with different projects and people on hand to answer questions, and help with enrollment. ...
Hardin County Beef Banquet
Tickets- Adults: $20.00 pre-sale or $25.00 at the door Junior Fair Exhibitors and Children under 6- No Charge Cattle Producers Scholarship Application ...
Corn Growth and Development
Additional topics on corn growth and development: Hybrid Selection Grain Quality Maturity Date of Planting Days to Maturity Rating System Seeding Depth Growing Degree Day (GDD) Maturity Rating System Row Width Yield Potential and Stability Plant Pop ...
Date of Planting
The recommended time for planting corn in northern Ohio is April 15 to May 10 and in southern Ohio, April 10 to May 10. Approximately 100 to 150 GDDs (heat units) are required for corn to emerge. In central Ohio, this number of GDDs usually accumulates by ...
The protein and oil composition of corn grain is a major factor affecting grain feeding value. Although the grain market does not include this factor in price determination, growers who feed livestock may use this information to reduce feed costs and opti ...
Growing Degree Day (GDD) Maturity Rating System
The GDD maturity rating system is based on heat units. It is more accurate in determining hybrid maturity than the days to maturity system because growth of the corn plant is directly related to the accumulation of heat over time rather than the number of ...
How Climate Affects Corn Production
Temperature Corn can survive brief exposures to adverse temperatures―low-end adverse temperatures being around 32 degrees Fahrenheit and high-end ones being around 112 degrees Fahrenheit. Growth decreases once temperatures dip to 41 degrees Fahrenheit or ...
2023 Hardin County Lamb Banquet
Hardin County- The Hardin County Sheep Improvement Association will hold their annual Lamb Banquet on Saturday, March 4 at St. John’s Evangelical Church in Kenton at 6:30 pm. Tickets for the banquet can be reserved from the Extension office by calling 419 ...
2023 Hardin County Pork Banquet
Hardin County- The Hardin County Pork Producers will hold their annual Pork Banquet on Saturday, March 18 at Mid-Ohio Energy Cooperative in Kenton, starting at 6:30 pm. The evening will include naming of the Hardin County Pork Industry Queen and Pork Prod ...