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A new approach to tissue sampling

By Ty Higgins, Ohio Ag Net Throughout the 2018 growing season, AgriGold agronomist John Brien has been working with farmers to do something a little unorthodox. He is having producers send in tissue samples on a weekly basis. “Traditionally, tissue sampling has a negative tone to it because no one …

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Herbicide plots on display at FSR

The field appears as a checkerboard: thriving green crops beside squares of shriveling beige stalks. This was not a farmer’s bad luck. Instead the field was intentionally sprayed with 13 different weed killers to show their effects on various crops as well as the consequences of herbicides that drift from …

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Western bean cutworm: Final adult moth update

By John Schoenhals, Mark Badertscher, Lee Beers, Bruce Clevenger, Sam Custer, Tom Dehass, Allen Gahler, Jason Hartschuh, Ed Lentz, Cecilia Lokai-Minnich, David Marrison, Sarah Noggle, Les Ober, Eric Richer, Garth Ruff, Jeff Stachler, Alan Sundermeier, Curtis Young, Megan Zerrer, Chris Zoller, Andy Michel, Kelley Tilmon, Ohio State University Extension As …

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Combines rolling in Ohio to harvest

By Doug Tenney, Leist Mercantile “All labor that uplifts humanity has dignity and importance and should be undertaken with painstaking excellence.” – Martin Luther King Jr. This quote certainly epitomizes the work of the American farmer as the Labor Day holiday was celebrated earlier this week. Your excellence and hard …

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Winter malting barley trial results available

By Laura Lindsey and Raj Shrestha, Ohio State University Extension Due to growing interest in winter malting barley, we conducted a nitrogen rate and seeding rate trial during the 2017-2018 growing season. The trials were conducted at the Northwest Agricultural Research Station (NWARS) in Wood County, the Ohio Agricultural Research and …

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Garman Feed and Supply joins Axis Seed

Greg Garman is proud to announce that he and Garman Feed and Supply will be joining Axis Seed as a regional distributor. Axis Ohio is representing Axis Seed as an Independent Regional Company for all counties in Ohio. “Our unique business model focusing on the demands of the local Ohio …

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Harvest success in 2018 and beyond

By Matt Hutcheson, CCA, Product Manager, Seed Consultants, Inc. With crops beginning to mature and harvest quickly approaching there are still several actions Ohio’s farmers can take to ensure success in 2018 and beyond. It has been a challenging growing season due to weather extremes, increased disease pressure, spreading populations …

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