Drones for Spraying Pesticides
Traditionally, aerial spraying of pesticides has been done using conventional fixed-wing aircraft or helicopters with a pilot onboard. However, this is changing. Small, remotely piloted aircraft are being used to apply pesticides around the world, especia ...
Kendall Lovejoy Educator, Agriculture and Natural Resources ...
Harvest date should be determined by crop maturity, not by the calendar. Plan to harvest fields with potential lodging or harvest loss problems (such as stalk rot or deer damage) first. All field shelled corn with more than 15 percent moisture must be dri ...
A good nutrient management program is one of the keys to high yield corn production. Instituting best management techniques to ensure adequate nutrient availability throughout the growing season can pay real dividends at the end of the year and minimize t ...
Making Replant Decisions
Although it is not unusual that 5 to 10 percent of planted seeds fail to establish healthy plants, additional stand losses resulting from insects, frost, hail, flooding or poor seedbed conditions may call for a decision on whether or not to replant a fiel ...
Plant Populations and Seeding Rates
When corn is produced for grain in Ohio, recommended plant populations at harvest (or final stand) can range from 24,000 to 34,000+ plants per acre, depending on the hybrid and production environment. Yield response to plant population is influenced by se ...
Twenty-five Distinguished Seniors named by Ohio State CFAES
Sherrie R. Whaley COLUMBUS, Ohio—The most prestigious undergraduate award at The Ohio State University College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences (CFAES) will be presented to 25 seniors in March. The Distinguished Senior Award honors top gr ...
Applying Your Personality Type to Build Your Leadership Skills (MBTI) online
Moving from recognizing and understanding to appreciating and effectively using differences is a challenge because we all have a natural bias for our own way of seeing things and making decisions. It can be hard to recognize our own biases, especially whe ...
"You get what you focus on." -Vannoy & Ross As a leader it is important to know what talents you possess, that you bring to the leadership table. Do you know what strengths you possess? Every leader possesses her/his own unique set of tale ...
Communication and Conflict Management online
Conflict is a part of our daily lives at work or at home. How we manage conflict has a direct impact on how fulfilled we feel about our work, the quality of work, and the quality of work from our respective teams or units. Effectively dealing with and usi ...