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Ohio Ag Net Podcast | Episode 4

This week’s podcast is all about the recent trip make by farmers from Ohio, including Ohio’s Country Journal Editor Matt Reese, to lend a helping hand and deliver much needed supplies to farmers and ranchers who were hit hard by devastating wildfires that took homes, livestock and hay from a big chunk of America’s heartland. [...]

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Senator Sherrod Brown talks USDA nominee/Farm Bill

Last Thursday the Senate Agriculture Committee held a hearing on the nomination of Governor Sonny Perdue to serve as the Secretary of the U.S. Department of Agriculture. U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-OH) outlined his priorities for working with the new Administration to help Ohio farmers. The Ohio Ag Net’s Ty Higgins has more.

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Ohio Ag Net Podcast | Episode 2

In this week’s Ohio Ag Net Podcast, Joel Penhorwood checks in from his first trip on the Ohio Farm Bureau County Presidents journey to Washington D.C. He and his round-table of guests, including Rob Leeds, Tyler Duncan, Rose Hartschuh and Michelle Abfall talk about the issues covered this week with Ohio representatives inside the beltway [...]

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Charred southwest farms getting a helping hand from Ohio

After seeing picture after picture of the devastation that wildfires caused to farmers and ranchers in Texas, Oklahoma, Kansas and Colorado, Lykins, Ohio’s Rose Hartschuh and her husband, Greg, both knew they had to do something to help. As Hartschuh tells The Ohio Ag Net’s Ty Higgins, they are spearheading a major effort to make [...]

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Ohio Ag Net Podcast | Episode 1

The first episode of the Ohio Ag Net podcast is officially here! This weekly podcast hopes to bring you a longer, more conversational piece of audio, talking what’s going on in the world that’s important to farmers. Tune in as our crew of Joel Penhorwood, Matt Reese, Ty Higgins, Dale Minyo and Bart Johnson discuss [...]

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Put risk management on the front burner

With the calendar now flipping to March, many farmers are waiting with great anticipation for Spring to arrive. Keith Summers of Leist Mercantile says one way to pass the time is to make sure you have all of your risk management bases covered before the Mach 15th deadline. The Ohio Ag Net’s Dale Minyo has [...]

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Building trust and improving partnerships with farming millennials

As a new generation of growers prepares to take over their family farms, agribusinesses like Syngenta are getting ready for the transition. These young growers are part of America’s largest demographic — millennials, generally defined as people born between 1982 and 2004. “Millennials are one of the most talked about but least understood generations,” said [...]

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Planning ahead for varying disease pressure

Each growing season delivers its own unexpected set of challenges for growers. After a season with heavy late-season disease pressure, Syngenta agronomists are reminding corn and soybean growers to prepare for unpredictable agronomic challenges as they select hybrids and varieties for 2017. The Ohio Ag Net’s Ty Higgins has more with Eric Anderson, a Syngenta [...]

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2016 Roundup Ready Xtend results for Ohio

The Roundup Ready Xtend crop system was put to the test across Ohio in 2016. Brad Miller, an Asgrow Technical Agronomist, has those results and shares them with The Ohio Ag Net’s Ty Higgins. They also talk about the latest news for Xtendimax herbicide and the useful website  www.xtendimaxapplicationrequirements.com

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Ohio ethanol plant helps Syngenta grow Enogen® 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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