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Reconditioning program gives farmers more options with Ohio Ag Equipment

Tuesday afternoon, Ty Higgins visited with the folks at Lot #299, Ohio Ag Equipment, at Farm Science Review. With the changing landscape in ag markets many farmers may be looking at tractors and combines that someone else put the early hours on. Ohio Ag Equipment is reconditioning Claas combines right here in Ohio and Ty [...]

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“No frills” approach helps Seed Consultants’ growth

This week at the Farm Science Review be sure to stop by Lot #245 and visit with Seed Consultants. Years ago, Chris Jeffries just wanted a small space to exhibit at FSR, but soon realized with all of the farmer-customers that would stop by, a bigger exhibit would be necessary. As a business, the “no-frills” [...]

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AGCO featuring a wide variety of iron at Farm Science Review

Monday is “Set-Up Day” for exhibitors of The Farm Science Review. The Ohio Ag Net’s Ty Higgins swung by to get a preview of what AGCO has to offer at their display on Lot #167. Stewart Maxwell covers all of the products that you can see with AGCO this week. AGCO’s Jim Hopp discusses the [...]

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Will Ohio corn stands weather the recent storms?

The weatherman was right and a good part of Ohio saw heavy rains and high winds Wednesday night into Thursday. That was not a combination that many of the state’s corn fields can handle as stand ability has become a worrisome issue. Ty Higgins talked with Account Manager Jeremy Weiland about the problems that farmers [...]

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Are soybeans turning because of SDS or maturity?

Many farmers ask agronomists this time of year if the reason their soybeans are turning color is because of natural maturity or sudden death syndrome. The differences are hard to see from the road, but Ty Higgins asks Account Manager Mike Gahn how to tell the difference in this week’s DuPont Pioneer Field Report.

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Compaction issues being seen in Ohio soybean fields

As farmers and traders alike are watching the current weather situation to gauge how this year’s corn and soybean crops will fair, weather that occurred back in the spring is affecting the soybean crop in Northern Ohio now. Ty Higgins learned more from Account Manager Derek Hunker in this week’s DuPont Pioneer Field Report.

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Concerns brewing over an asset bubble in farmland value’s

Rising interest rates and falling commodity prices are increasing the potential for the future development of an asset bubble in U.S. farm land values, according to a new report from the Rabobank Food and Agribusiness Research and Advisory group. The Ohio Ag Net’s Ty Higgins has more.

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Variations in planting dates and weather for northern Ohio crops

With the sandy soils in some northern Ohio fields, some farmers were able to begin planting back in April, while others may have not had a chance to get in until Memorial Day, but Account Manager Derek Hunker tells Ty Higgins that at this point you can’t tell much of a difference in those fields. [...]

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Is the cooler summer hurting Ohio yields?

Throughout the pollination stage, the cooler weather around Ohio is very welcomed, but is there such a thing as a summer that is too cool for the state’s corn and soybean crops? Ty Higgins finds out in this week’s DuPont Pioneer Field Report with Account Manager Jim Stucke.

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OSU developed “Commodity Carnival” game teaches kids ag lessons

CME Group and the National 4-H Council, along with OSU Extension, partnered to create the Commodity Carnival, a fun learning activity for students to experience managing the business risks associated with producing and bringing livestock to market. The game, which made a stop at The Ohio State Fair on Thursday, aims to build greater literacy [...]

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