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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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Plenty of smiling soybean farmers in Northwest Ohio

After a dismal 2015 for Northwest Ohio and a rocky start to 2016, the current harvest is showing much better results than a year ago. Many farmers are seeing their soybean yield monitors hit numbers never seen before. DuPont Pioneer Account Manager Chasitie Euler gives all of the details in the week’s DuPont Pioneer Field [...]

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The importance of fall applied herbicides

According to DuPont Pioneer Account Manager Troy Putnam, Ohio had a perfect storm in 2016 for weeds to get the best of corn and soybean fields. He gives his advice on how to handle fall herbicide applications in this week’s DuPont Pioneer Field Report. The Ohio Ag Net’s Ty Higgins has more.

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Evaluate this year’s hybrids to plan for 2017

As farmers open up corn and soybean fields and get the 2016 harvest rolling it is important to take a good look at how this year’s products handled the difficult growing season. Asgrow/DEKALB technical agronomist Brad Miller shares his tips with The Ohio Ag Net’s Ty Higgins.

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Calculating GDUs for corn dry down

After a week with temps getting close to 90, Fall has made a late-September appearance. Trent Brisby, a DuPont Pioneer Account Manager, says the cooler weather will slow the dry down process in corn about ready for harvest. The Ohio Ag Net’s Ty Higgins has all of the details in this week’s DuPont Pioneer Field [...]

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