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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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Is my wheat too tall?

Should farmers be concerned with how tall or how much growth they are getting on their wheat with the great fall weather we have had? Account Manager Lisa Worl has some answers in this week’s DuPont Pioneer Field Report.

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High oleic soybeans available in Southern Ohio in 2017

By now, farmers across Ohio have heard of high oleic soybeans and the advantages they possess, but for years they have only been available for Northern Ohio farmers to plant. That will change in 2017. Deciding to grow high oleic soybeans is a business decision, and each farmer has to decide what is best for [...]

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Making the most of nitrogen

As farmers wrap up harvest and plan for 2017, one of the questions that should be answers in ‘how much nitrogen is still out there’? Andrew Bond is a Certified Services Agent with Encirca Services and in this week’s DuPont Pioneer Field Report he visit with The Ohio Ag Net’s Ty Higgins about what Encirca [...]

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Planting soybeans in 2017 for agronomic and economic reasons

For DuPont Pioneer Account Manager Matthew Stroud’s territory of Clark, Madison, Fayette and Green Counties, stalk rot issues in many corn fields may have farmers considering putting soybeans in those fields for 2017. As Stroud mentions in this week’s DuPont Pioneer Field Report, that decision may be easier to make from an economic standpoint as [...]

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Harvest wrapping up in North Central Ohio

Harvest is moving right along in Caitlyn Heimerl’s territory of Morrow, Marion and Delaware Counties and as the DuPont Pioneer Account Manager tells Ty Higgins, the combine’s job is about done. Here’s this week’s DuPont Pioneer Field Report.

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As harvest continues, field work begins

What DuPont Pioneer Account Manager Derek Hunker is seeing in Seneca, Crawford and Wyandot Counties is very similar to what is happening in many parts of Ohio this year. He says corn yields are a little sub-par and soybeans are outstanding. He visits with The Ohio Ag Net’s Ty Higgins about what this might mean [...]

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Keeping the farm and the environment sustainable

Nitrogen stabilizers have been used for years in an effort to keep the farm sustainable by keeping fertilizers where they are best utilized in the field, but as Dow AgroSciences’ nitrogen stabilizers product manager Kenny Johnson explains, these products are very useful for keeping the environment sustainable as well. The Ohio Ag Net’s Ty Higgins [...]

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Does your farm’s fall “To-Do” list include soil sampling?

The farm is a busy place during harvest season and the “To-Do” lists seem to be never ending, but according to DuPont Pioneer Account Manager Andrew Lang one of the tasks that should be high an any list right now is soil sampling. He tells The Ohio Ag Net’s Ty Higgins why in this week’s [...]

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Maximizing anhydrous ammonia applications

Farmers are under the gun right now to reduce production costs for 2017. This has ramifications wide and far-reaching for farm operations and the companies that serve them. One trend that Verdesian Life Sciences is predicting is a potential uptick in anhydrous ammonia use by farmers due to the fact that it’s the lowest-cost nitrogen [...]

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