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Ohio Ag Net Podcast | Episode 11 | Sonny, Corny, and Queezy

Episode 11 of the Ohio Ag Net Podcast, courtesy of AgriGold, travels all over Ohio and even a bit above it. Host Ty Higgins talks with Joel Penhorwood about his intense ride-along with crop duster Butch Fisher and the motion sickness that followed. Matt Reese hears from Brad Moffitt of the Ohio Corn and Wheat [...]

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Don’t throw in the towel on planted seeds

Cold temperatures, cold rain and cold soils have farmers concerned about the seed they’ve already put in the ground, but DuPont Pioneer Account Manager Tate Cockerill advises growers to not throw in the towel quite yet as temperatures begin to turn around. The Ohio Ag Net’s Ty Higgins has more in this week’s DuPont Pioneer [...]

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Ohio Ag Net Podcast | Episode 10 | Frost, FFA, Free Time and Whiskey

Episode #10 of the Ohio Ag Net Podcast courtesy of the good folks at AgriGold. Visit them at www.agrigold.com. As if the wet weather and delayed planting wasn’t worrisome enough for farmers, some areas were expecting frost to start the week. The Ohio Ag Net crew of Dale Minyo, Bart Johnson, Matt Reese, Ty Higgins and [...]

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Staying the course on plant population plans

It looks as though farmers around Ohio may not be able to get back into the fields for some time after recent heavy rains and more precip in the forecast. In fact, it could be mid-May by the time some planters roll again. Roy Ulrich is a Technical Agronomist with DEKALB/Asgrow and he says that [...]

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Will you need to replant? What to look for after the heavy rains

Although farmers sat inside all weekend and watch storm clouds bring inches and inches of rain to Ohio corn and soybean fields this past weekend, it is still too early to know if some of those fields will need a “Take 2″ with the planter. In this week’s DuPont Pioneer Field Report, Account Manager Troy [...]

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Ohio Ag Net Podcast | Episode 9 | Rain, planting progress, and goat crossfit

Episode #9 of the Ohio Ag Net Podcast courtesy of the good folks at AgriGold. Visit them at www.agrigold.com. This week, the crew talks rain around Ohio and where it puts planting progress. Ty Higgins takes a look at a very unique idea from out west — goat crossfit with DaNelle Wolford. Matt Reese, though absent from the [...]

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Rain allows for rest and a grain marketing strategy update

Planters have been rolling steady around Ohio for the past week and now some wet weather in the forecast will put that progress on pause. This break will give farmers some much needed rest and also for equally needed time to update their grain marketing strategy. The Ohio Ag Net’s Ty Higgins has more with [...]

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Evalauting fixed costs on the farm – Part 2

Earlier this month, Evan Hahn, Vice President Credit-Agribusiness with Farm Credit Mid-America shared some thoughts on how to better manage fixed costs. Employee and family labor expenses can be difficult to trim but the costs of overpaying for labor or not fully utilizing a workforce can be a drag on earnings. “Identifying ways to improve production [...]

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Ohio Ag Net Podcast | Episode 7 | A plastic cow, a baseball and a bag of Cheez-Its

This week on the Ohio Ag Net Podcast, a plastic cow, a baseball and a bag of Cheez-Its take center stage. You’ll meet the new Chairman of the Soy Aquaculture Alliance, Bill Bayliss from West Mansfield, Ohio, hear from the Ohio Department of Agriculture’s Kevin Elder about nutrient management and learn about regenerative agriculture from [...]

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