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Recent rains a big boost for some Ohio corn and soybean fields

With the recent rains encompassing a good part of Ohio, many of the crops had some stress taken off that drought conditions have caused over the past 6 weeks and longer. DuPont Pioneer Account Manager Micah Herron visits with the Ohio Ag Net’s Ty Higgins about how the crops will respond to the newfound moisture [...]

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Drought conditions in Ohio bring more issues than just dry soils

After a wet spring in Ohio, farmers were prepared for some drought conditions this summer. Few farmers thought those conditions would hang on as long as they have. Although dry soils are the #1 issue of a drought, many other problems come along with a lack of rain, as Account Manager David Miller tells The [...]

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Recent Ohio weather conducive for Frogeye in soybeans

The conditions of fog in the morning and pop up storms in the afternoon and evening that have been seen in Ohio over the past 2 weeks will have farmers scouting for Frogeye in their soybean fields. The Ohio Ag Net’s Ty Higgins get more helpful info on diseases and pests in this year’s crops [...]

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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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