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Tips for an early wheat harvest

Just as farmers are wrapping up the 2017 planting season, its time to swap out the tractor for the combine. Ohio’s wheat crop is 2 to 3 weeks ahead of schedule and in some parts of the state, harvest is underway. Account Manager Kevin Forrest has some tips for an early wheat harvest in this [...]

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Soybean struggles in northern Ohio

Soybean planting around Ohio is nearly complete, but some of those fields planted more recently are having a hard time emerging due to crusting. As DuPont Pioneer Account Manager Ben Murphy shares in this week’s DuPont Pioneer Field Report, his area of Ottawa, Sandusky, Huron and Erie Counties is seeing challenges with emergence in recent [...]

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Corn going through an “ugly” stage

With the way the 2017 Spring planting season shaped up, farmers are on edge and may not have high hopes when they are out scouting fields. DuPont Pioneer Account Manager Chasitie Euler says corn may not look very good now, but there is a reason for that. She also says to be on the lookout [...]

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Replant choices becoming limited as June approaches

After the first round of planting and heavy rains and colder weather shortly thereafter, farmers around Ohio have had to make some tough decisions about what to do with fields that didn’t do so well in the early going. Now that the calendar is getting ready to turn, the choices on what to do in [...]

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Still too soon to pull the plug on corn planting

More rains pushed through Ohio over the Memorial Day weekend, keeping farmers out of unplanted fields or fields in need of a replant in the latter part of May. Terry Jones, Regional Agronomist with Brodbeck Seed says as farmers concerns are concentrated on what is not planted yet, they also need to keep on top [...]

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Tips for spraying in warmer weather

It may seem like it will never happen, but hotter temperatures will be part of the forecast in the near future and spraying strategies will need to change along with those temperatures. The Ohio Ag Net’s Ty Higgins finds out more with Farmers Business Network’s VP of Inputs, Mike Snyder.

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After heavy rains, what is the status of starter nitrogen?

As farmers continue along with planting and replanting progress, many are wondering what the same heavy rains that kept them out of the fields and put them back in some fields for a second time may have done to their starter nitrogen situation. Trent Brisby, DuPont Pioneer Account Manager, talks about what he has found [...]

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Pest pressures seen in corn planted into cover crops

Cover crops are becoming a very utilized tool as farmers look to keep nutrients where they belong and to make sure soils stay in place as well. For farmers who planted corn into cover crops this spring, pests like seed corn maggots, grubs and slugs may be more prevalent in those fields. In this week’s [...]

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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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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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