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Better do some soil sampling

For this week’s DuPont Pioneer Field Report, the Ohio Ag Net’s Ty Higgins visits with Field Agronomist Troy Putnam about why soil sampling should be on a farmer’s fall checklist to help curb yield robbing pressures in 2019.

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Tackling your 2019 crop insurance plan

As farmers begin to make their crop insurance plans for 2019, the single most important part of planning is knowing their expected input costs in detail. The Ohio Ag Net’s Ty Higgins finds out more from Michael Goins, Regional Vice President with Farm Credit Mid-America.

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Too late for cover crops?

Planting cover crops is a quickly growing trend for farmers in Ohio, but after a trying harvest season that still has a fair amount of area to go, are farmers too far behind the 8 ball to plant a cover crop? The Ohio Ag Net’s Ty Higgins finds out from …

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Ohio Ag Net Podcast | Ep. 80 | More #WaterDrama18

The 80th episode of the Ohio Ag Net Podcast, sponsored by AgriGold, brings together Matt Reese, Joel Penhorwood and Ty Higgins to talk the latest issues hitting Ohio ag. The team recaps the latest #WaterDrama18 following the quarterly meeting of the Ohio Soil and Water Conservation Commission. Ohio Corn and Wheat’s Tadd …

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Fungicide on soybeans a good call in 2018

Every harvest season can have a valuable lesson or two that a farmer will use to grow an even better crop in future years. According to DuPont Pioneer Account Manager Troy Putnam, the major takeaway after the 2018 growing season, which saw very heavy insect and disease pressure, was that …

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Excess GDUs Causing Issues at Harvest

In Mid-September, many corn fields in Ohio had as many Growing Degree Units, or GDUs, that they would normally see in early October. That, says DuPont Pioneer Field Agronomist Alexandra Knight, along with hot temperatures well after summer, has caused some of the issues farmers are seeing as harvest continues. …

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Build a strong relationship with your lender

Strong communication is important to an operation’s success. Whether it’s reaching out to the various members of your farm’s team – your agronomist or crop insurance agent – it’s also important to develop a strong and open relationship with your lender. The Ohio Ag Net’s Ty Higgins has more with …

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Ear drop adding to harvest concerns

As corn harvest continues, albeit slowly, DuPont Pioneer Field Agronomist Kyle Poling is getting some calls about ear drop situations after heavy corn borer pressures and moisture stress during the growing season. He talks with The Ohio Ag Net’s Ty Higgins about that issue and other problems that are coming …

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