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With all of this talk about corn, how are beans coming along?

This week at Farm Science Review most farmers are talking about Ohio’s corn crop, but how are the state’s soybeans coming along? Ty Higgins finds out in this week’s DuPont Pioneer Field Report with Account Manager Trent Brisby, from The Molly Caren Ag Center in London.

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Will Ohio corn stands weather the recent storms?

The weatherman was right and a good part of Ohio saw heavy rains and high winds Wednesday night into Thursday. That was not a combination that many of the state’s corn fields can handle as stand ability has become a worrisome issue. Ty Higgins talked with Account Manager Jeremy Weiland about the problems that farmers [...]

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Are soybeans turning because of SDS or maturity?

Many farmers ask agronomists this time of year if the reason their soybeans are turning color is because of natural maturity or sudden death syndrome. The differences are hard to see from the road, but Ty Higgins asks Account Manager Mike Gahn how to tell the difference in this week’s DuPont Pioneer Field Report.

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For some Ohio corn fields, rain may be too little too late

For some corn fields in Account Manager Chasitie Euler’s territory of Fulton, Williams, Lucas and Henry Counties, it may be too little too late if a shower hits areas that haven’t seen moisture since early July, but as she tells Ty Higgins in this week’s DuPont Pioneer Field Report, some fields will take the moisture [...]

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Compaction issues being seen in Ohio soybean fields

As farmers and traders alike are watching the current weather situation to gauge how this year’s corn and soybean crops will fair, weather that occurred back in the spring is affecting the soybean crop in Northern Ohio now. Ty Higgins learned more from Account Manager Derek Hunker in this week’s DuPont Pioneer Field Report.

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Variations in planting dates and weather for northern Ohio crops

With the sandy soils in some northern Ohio fields, some farmers were able to begin planting back in April, while others may have not had a chance to get in until Memorial Day, but Account Manager Derek Hunker tells Ty Higgins that at this point you can’t tell much of a difference in those fields. [...]

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Is the cooler summer hurting Ohio yields?

Throughout the pollination stage, the cooler weather around Ohio is very welcomed, but is there such a thing as a summer that is too cool for the state’s corn and soybean crops? Ty Higgins finds out in this week’s DuPont Pioneer Field Report with Account Manager Jim Stucke.

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Mid-Summer could be crop stress season

The middle part of summer and the halfway point of the growing season has a reputation of bringing many challenges to Ohio’s corn and soybean fields. In this week’s DuPont Pioneer Field Report, Account Manager Barry Rodeheffer visits with Ty Higgins about the different stresses that may be put in crops in the weeks ahead.

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Perfectly timed weather for pollination

The Midwest has enjoyed “San Diego” type weather, sunny skies and high temperatures in the 70′s, for a good part of the week. In this week’s DuPont Pioneer Field Report, Account Manager Eric Miller tells Ty Higgins that Mother Nature couldn’t have timed this weather any better for Ohio’s pollinating corn crop. They also cover [...]

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USDA gives the bear plenty of soybeans to chew on

Just over a week after USDA released a bearish Grain Stocks Report that pushed the soybean market sharply lower, the Department hit the markets again with the July World Ag Supply and Demand (WASDE) report. Ty Higgins goes over the report, and the different philosophies behind the newly appointed powers that put the report together, [...]

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