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Ohio’s corn crop facing heat pollination challenges

Heat is one of the necessary components of a successful corn crop, but too much heat can be detrimental. For this week’s DuPont Pioneer Field Report, Account Manager Lisa Worl shares with the Ohio Ag Net’s Ty Higgins what to watch for if corn fields were going though pollination and the recent heat wave a [...]

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Corn rootworm evaluations and management

As if the hot, dry weather during pollination and compaction issues in Ohio fields weren’t enough to put pressure on this year’s corn crop, corn rootworm may be just one more issue farmers may be dealing with. The Ohio Ag Net’s Ty Higgins caught up with Eric Anderson, a product development agronomist with Syngenta, to [...]

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Cash burn rate and working capital

In this week’s “Financially Speaking with Farm Credit Mid-America“, Ty Higgins visits with Evan Hahn, Vice President of Credit, about cash burn rate and how it relates to working capital.

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Dry weather keeping foliar diseases at bay

Earlier this week, many corn fields in Ohio that were begging for a drink, got one. Although dry weather has plagued many fields that were doing great about a month ago, it has hampered foliar diseases from repeating last year’s levels. The Ohio Ag Net’s Ty Higgins talks about the status of disease pressures in [...]

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Comparing early planted and late planted corn

Which will do better this year, the earlier planted corn or the crop that got in later? According to DuPont Pioneer Account Manager Caitlyn Heimerl, it depends on what part of her territory you are in. The Ohio Ag Net’s Ty Higgins finds out more in this week’s DuPont Pioneer Field Report.

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Calculating working capital

In this week’s “Financially Speaking with Farm Credit Mid-America“, Ty Higgins visits with Evan Hahn, Vice President of Credit, about working capital and the misconceptions and mistakes when calculating it.

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Ohio’s Andy White named 2016 World Livestock Auctioneer Champion

Andy White of Ashland, Ohio was recently named the 2016 World Livestock Auctioneer Champion. White topped an impressive list of renowned auctioneers from throughout the country to gain the honor. Ohio Ag Net’s Joel Penhorwood spoke with White about the competition, what goes into winning, his background in auctioneering, and what lies ahead in the [...]

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Farm Credit Mid-America talks up young farmers in D.C.

Recently, Farm Credit Mid-America officials were in Washington D.C., speaking with Congressmen and encouraging support of the Farm Credit System to serve the needs of young and beginning farmers. The message delivered was that the future of agriculture hinges on a healthy, well-informed incoming generation of farmers. Along with officials, young Farm Credit customers also traveled to D.C. [...]

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Where rain showers aren’t popping up in Ohio, weeds are

Over the past few weeks on the DuPont Pioneer Field Report there has been a lot of talk about a lot of rain affecting planting, but for Account Manager Doug House’s area in North Central Ohio it is a lack of rain that is causing concern in June. The Ohio Ag Net’s Ty Higgins has [...]

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The Beck’s “Why I Farm” movement hits the road

When Natalina Sents recently graduated from Iowa State University graduate, she wasn’t headed for a full-time job. She was embarking on the journey of a lifetime. Sents is setting out on the Beck’s Why I Farm Road Trip – a year-long, 50 state tour documenting agriculture’s diversity and revealing the untold stories of America’s farmers. [...]

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