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Climate Basic and Pro getting some upgrades in 2015

If you are a user of Climate Basic or Climate Pro, or are looking into the technology for 2015, there have been some upgrades that may help you this growing season. Ty Higgins gathered all of the details from Climate Corporation’s Evin Levey at Commodity Classic.

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Tile drainage can not be ignored in water quality discussion

During the 2015 CTC Conference in Ada, Ohio, USDA ARS‘ Kevin King talked about where tile drainage fits into the water quality and nutrient management conversations and the technology to keep nutrients where they are initially placed. Ohio’s Country Journal’s Matt Reese visited with King about those topics.

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Will downturn in ag economy slow precision ag advancements?

At this week’s CTC Conference in Ada, Ohio, precision ag technology was one of the hot topics. Bob Nielson, agronomy professor at Purdue University spoke about precision ag and The Ohio Ag Net’s Dale Minyo asked Nielson if $7 corn advanced the technology at an increased rate and if lower prices today may slow the [...]

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Ohio ag’s part in forming water quality legislation

On February 18th, the Ohio Senate passed SB1. The new legislation will focus on water quality and would prohibit the spreading of manure or fertilizer in the Lake Erie Watershed during certain weather conditions. Ohio ag groups has a major part in forming the bill. Ty Higgins has more in this report.

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Efficiency in production will be key in 2015

While speaking at The Ohio Agribusiness Association annual meeting this week, Mike Mock from The Andersons visited with The Ohio Ag Net’s Dale Minyo about the upcoming planting perspectives report and how efficiency will be a major factor in surviving 2015.

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Will February push corn and soybean markets lower?

If history is any indication, February will see more pressure put on corn and soybean markets, but how much lower could they go? Jon Scheve with Superior Feed Ingredients discusses that with The Ohio Ag Net’s Joel Penhorwood.

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It’s taking $4 cash to open bin doors

Jon Scheve, a grain merchandise with Superior Feed Ingredients, says that ethanol plants are having to raise corn basis to get farmers to load up a truck for delivery. He says some farmers are holding on for dear life until they see prices around the $4 cash mark or higher. Hear more of his comments [...]

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Dicamba-tolerant soybeans will be a useful tool, not a silver bullet

At the recent BASF Agronomic Practices Day in Findlay, Dr. Trevor Krause spoke about the new Engenia dicamba-tolerant soybeans that are due out in 2016. Dr. Krause talked with the Ohio Ag Net’s Dale Minyo about the fit of Engenia on the farm and that this product should be viewed as a useful tool and [...]

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BASF’s investment into the future of agriculture

BASF’s Scott Kay visited with the Ohio Ag Net’s Dale Minyo at the Agronomic Practices Day in Findlay. Kay talked about the ways that his company is working on products to help farmers be successful for many years to come.

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