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Rain allows for rest and a grain marketing strategy update

Planters have been rolling steady around Ohio for the past week and now some wet weather in the forecast will put that progress on pause. This break will give farmers some much needed rest and also for equally needed time to update their grain marketing strategy. The Ohio Ag Net’s Ty Higgins has more with [...]

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Ohio Ag Net Podcast | Episode 7 | A plastic cow, a baseball and a bag of Cheez-Its

This week on the Ohio Ag Net Podcast, a plastic cow, a baseball and a bag of Cheez-Its take center stage. You’ll meet the new Chairman of the Soy Aquaculture Alliance, Bill Bayliss from West Mansfield, Ohio, hear from the Ohio Department of Agriculture’s Kevin Elder about nutrient management and learn about regenerative agriculture from [...]

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Key strategies when managing tough resistant weeds

Weed resistance is expanding, which is rapidly driving increased use of pre-emerge residuals, more robust residual rates and a need for herbicide premixes with multiple effective modes of action and active ingredients. Derrick LeBeau, an agronomic service representative for Syngenta, talks about how Acuron performed in 2016 and why it should be a part of [...]

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Giving more attention to soybean fertility in 2017

In a typical planting season, spending similar amounts of money on soybean fertility and corn fertility isn’t feazible. In 2017 however, some more attention might be worth looking at on the soybean side. Loveland Products‘ Area Sales Manager Scott Lay talks about a new product for the soybean fertility arena, Extract.

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New forum answers critical trait questions

To date, more than 27,000 people from across the country have visited #TraitAnswers, an online tool which compiles the top trait questions and provides information from industry experts to help educate farmers about the features and benefits of various traits. The Ohio Ag Net’s Ty Higgins learns about some new enhancements being made to the [...]

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ONE: The Alltech Ideas Conference aims to inspire farmers

ONE: The Alltech Ideas Conference will be held May 21–24 in Lexington, Kentucky, and promises to be an experience jam-packed with ideas, innovations and solutions for the agriculture industry. The annual international conference, now in its 33rd year, draws more than 3,000 attendees from nearly 80 countries. Alltech’s Global Pig Marketing Manager Justin Ellis visited [...]

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Senator Sherrod Brown talks USDA nominee/Farm Bill

Last Thursday the Senate Agriculture Committee held a hearing on the nomination of Governor Sonny Perdue to serve as the Secretary of the U.S. Department of Agriculture. U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-OH) outlined his priorities for working with the new Administration to help Ohio farmers. The Ohio Ag Net’s Ty Higgins has more.

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Charred southwest farms getting a helping hand from Ohio

After seeing picture after picture of the devastation that wildfires caused to farmers and ranchers in Texas, Oklahoma, Kansas and Colorado, Lykins, Ohio’s Rose Hartschuh and her husband, Greg, both knew they had to do something to help. As Hartschuh tells The Ohio Ag Net’s Ty Higgins, they are spearheading a major effort to make [...]

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Put risk management on the front burner

With the calendar now flipping to March, many farmers are waiting with great anticipation for Spring to arrive. Keith Summers of Leist Mercantile says one way to pass the time is to make sure you have all of your risk management bases covered before the Mach 15th deadline. The Ohio Ag Net’s Dale Minyo has [...]

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