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Late Springs Can Test Herbicide Application Patience

A late spring has delayed field work for many Midwest farmers this year. It’s been difficult to make timely burndown applications ahead of planting. You may be wondering if and when you can get into the field to apply herbicides. It can be tempting to skip your burndown, your preplanting herbicide application or even both [...]

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Ohio Ag Net Podcast Episode 58 – Royal Events; “Pork and Circumstance”

This week on the Podcast, brought to you by AgriGold, Joel, Ty and Matt recap a couple of royal events over the weekend (one that included pork!). Matt talks about the response to his water quality regulations blog, Ty discusses the rise in diesel costs with American Farm Bureau’s Veronica Nigh and Joel recaps the [...]

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Chasing moisture with seeding depth not recommended

Even though a good part of Ohio has seen some rain recently, there are some parts that haven’t seen a drop in weeks. That may have some farmers wanted to plant a little deeper to try to get that seed to some moisture a little further in the dirt. In this week’s DuPont Pioneer Field [...]

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Ohio Ag Net Podcast | Episode 57 | A cab cam combo

This week’s podcast contains conservations between Matt Reese and Paul Dorrance, a farmer in favor of more natural farming practices. Ty Higgins has a chat with a couple young farmers in various tractor cabs this past week. Joel Penhorwood talks with Jon Scheve, grain merchandiser with Superior Feed Ingredients.  

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Digging for spacing and population checks

Not long after a field has been planted, farmers should step behind the planter and dig up some newly planted seeds to see where spacing is and what populations might look like. In this week’s DuPont Pioneer Field Report, Territory Manager Troy Putnam gives some easy steps to figure out just how much seed in [...]

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Tadd Nicholson kicks off the Ohio Ethanol Tour.

Ahead of major White House meeting, RFS support is needed

Thanks to farmers, President Trump and members of Congress have been hearing a lot about how important the Renewable Fuels Standard is. Despite the effort, the White House is still considering cutting a deal for oil refiners as soon as this week that could hurt farmers. What is seen to many as the final meeting [...]

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Will early beans make it?

Believe it or not, some farmers in northwest Ohio got a jump start on soybean planting as early as March. In this week’s DuPont Pioneer Field Report, the Ohio Ag Net’s Ty Higgins visits with DuPont Pioneer Field Agronomist Ryan Terry about the chances of those soybean fields making it. They also talk about planting [...]

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Ohio Ag Net Podcast | Episode 55 | Planting time!

The Ohio Ag Net Podcast, brought to you by AgriGold, finally has some warm weather to talk about! Host Ty Higgins will be on the road this week to jump in the cab with farmers from around the state as they put seed in the ground. He also talks cost of production with Carrie Johnson [...]

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Tweeking anhydrous and burndown strategies

According to DuPont Pioneer Territory Manager Troy Putnam, farmers in Ohio are by no means late getting in the fields to plant corn and soybeans. However, applications of anhydrous and burndown products are a little behind, causing growers to change up some pre-plant strategies. The Ohio Ag Net’s Ty Higgins has more in this week’s [...]

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