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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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Despite cooler weather, Ohio corn is getting enough GDUs

It was very unusual that some 4th of July celebrations required a jacket as a cooler weather pattern set in over the holiday weekend, and some are wondering if Ohio’s corn crop is getting the Growing Degree Units, or GDUs, it needs to develop properly? Account Manager Bradley Ott gives Ty Higgins his thoughts on [...]

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Managing nitrogen made simple with Encirca Yield

Tim Barney, a CSA with Encirca Services, gives an overview of the new digital products he is introducing to Ohio growers. Encirca View, View Premium and Yield offer whole-farm solutions in the palm of a farmer’s hand. Learn more as Barney visits with Ty Higgins.

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Preparing for Ohio’s wheat harvest

As Ohio’s wheat crop gets closer to harvest time, there are many things to take into account to make sure you get the best yields possible. Combine setup and wheat harvest tips are part of this week’s DuPont Pioneer Field Report as Ty Higgins visits with Account Manager Kevin Forrest.

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Acreage and Stocks Report has markets focused on soybeans

An 84.8 million planted acres number for soybeans in Monday’s USDA Acreage Report sent those commodity contracts to lead the downside in Chicago. Mike Zuzolo from Global Commodity Analytics gives more data from the report and the markets reaction.

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Farmers in North Central Ohio getting N on when they can

For growers in the North Central part of Ohio, from the Mansfield area to Lorain County and across to Medina, it has been wet all spring. Account Manager Doug House told Ty Higgins that farmers have been getting in to apply nitrogen when they see a window to do so, but excess moisture and ponding [...]

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Ohio wheat fields primed for double crop soybeans

As mid-June begins to give Ohio wheat fields a prelude to hot summer temperatures, harvest time is fast approaching. According to DuPont Pioneer Account Manager Troy Putnam, many Ohio farmers will utilize their freshly harvested wheat fields to plant double crop soybeans. Ty Higgins has more in this week’s DuPont Pioneer Field Report.

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