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Ohio ethanol plant helps Syngenta grow EnogenĀ® corn footprint

Syngenta announced that it has reached agreements with ethanol plants, including Three Rivers Energy in Coshocton, with a combined total capacity of nearly 2 billion gallons, widening Enogen corn’s footprint. The Ohio Ag Net’s Ty Higgins visited with Enogen’s marketing manager Marcos Castro to get more details.

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PFR results show soybeans also benefit from early planting

Beck’s Hybrids is hosting Practical Farm Research (PFR) Insight meetings throughout Ohio. Mike Hannewald visited with farmers in Bucyrus earlier this week about early planting dates being beneficial to soybeans and how critical fungicide and insecticide applications are for the crop. The Ohio Ag Net’s Ty Higgins has more.

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Ohio Pork Council and Farm Credit Mid-America promote careers in farming

The Ohio Pork Council and Farm Credit Mid-America are partnering to provide high school students with the opportunity to video chat, live from their classrooms with Ohio pig farmers to learn more current farming practices and strengthen their interest in pursuing a career on a pig farm. The Ohio Ag Net’s Ty Higgins gets more [...]

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What the recent interest rate hike means for agriculture

Last week The Federal Reserve, after years of leaving the interest rates at an all-time low, decided it was time to raise the rate by .25%. Matt Montiero, Senior Vice President and treasurer for Farm Credit Mid-America, visits with The Ohio Ag Net’s Ty Higgins about how this rate hike and ones that are slated [...]

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Were 2016 Ohio soybean yields an anomaly?

It’s no secret that soybean yields around Ohio were great and many believe a new state record will be set. Was this year’s successful crop a fluke? The Ohio Ag Net’s Ty Higgins asked that question to Account Manager Troy Putnam for this week’s DuPont Pioneer Field Report.

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New disease protection hybrids show promising results

This past growing season was a mixed bag of variables that could have lowered corn yields considerably at an given point, but according to DEKALB Asgrow Technical Agronomist Roy Ulrich some of DEKALB’s “Disease Shield” hybrids performed on a different level in 2016. Get more details in his visit with The Ohio Ag Net’s Ty [...]

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SCN testing critical in 2017

The continued dip in the ag economy is causing farmers to give pause when it comes to justifying every dollar that is being spent. For many producers in Northwest Ohio that dollar would be well spend on Soybean Cyst Nematode testing, according to DuPont Pioneer Account Manager Chasitie Euler. She gives more details to The [...]

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Keys to picking the right numbers for 2017

After the past couple of years, consistency is not a word that is used often when it comes to growing seasons in Ohio. Account Manager Kevin Forrest says consistency for DuPont Pioneer products in his area of Logan, Champaign and Union Counties is helping farmers choose the right hybrids and varieties for 2017. He shares [...]

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“Advanced Scripting” added to Climate FieldView in 2017

The Climate FieldView digital ag platform has helped more than 100,000 U.S. farmers seamlessly collect, store and visualize their data in one place. “Advanced Scripting” will be added to the list of FieldView benefits in 2017. The Ohio Ag Net’s Ty Higgins has more.

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2016 not the disaster some farmers were expecting in Ohio

In the middle of summer, farmers in DuPont Pioneer Account Manager Micah Herron’s territory of Miami, Shelby, Auglaize and Darke Counties would have called what they were seeing in their corn and soybean fields a disaster. Now that harvest is complete, that tune has changed for that part of Ohio. Herron discusses the 2016 season [...]

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