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Things to consider before silage harvest

For DuPont Pioneer Account Manager Trent Brisby’s territory in Northwest Ohio, the time to chop silage is just around the corner. He visits with the Ohio Ag Net’s Ty Higgins about things to think about before silage harvest begins. He also covers the variability of crops in his area and reveals an update to the [...]

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Making agriculture more visible

Support for agriculture and rural communities not only comes from within these communities, but from outside communities as well. Farm Credit Mid-America is working to make agriculture visible outside rural and farming communities in an effort to bolster support for the industry. The Ohio Ag Net’s Ty Higgins visits with Farm Credit Mid-America’s Tara Durbin [...]

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Is it too late for a fungicide application on soybeans?

Over the past week, DuPont Pioneer Field Agronomist Jonah Johnson has been getting calls from growers asking if it is too late for a fungicide application on soybeans. His gives the Ohio Ag Net’s Ty Higgins the answer to that question in this week’s DuPont Pioneer Field Report.

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June planted corn in need of some attention

For Account Manager Andy Lang’s territory of north central and northwest Ohio, corn planting dates ranged from April to June. In fact, almost 30% of the corn crop was planted in June. For this week’s DuPont Pioneer Field Report, Lang talks about what he is talking with growers about as they talk a look at [...]

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Are you throwing good money at a bad crop?

This time of year, farmers around Ohio are making decisions about applying fungicides and insecticides during a critical part of the corn and soybean growing seasons. For this week’s DuPont Pioneer Field Report, Account Manager Chasitie Euler tells Ohio Ag Net’s Ty Higgins that some growers in her area of northwest Ohio are making for [...]

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Keep an eye on insect threshold levels

It is no surprise that, after a very mild winter, insects are becoming a big concern for Ohio growers. In this week’s DuPont Pioneer Field Report, Field Agronomist Ryan Terry talks about what insects are causing damage early and what can be done to protect the crop. The Ohio Ag Net’s Ty Higgins has more.

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Excess rain’s impact on mid-season crops

Some parts of Ohio have been hit hard by large amounts of rainfall over the growing season, with some corn and soybean fields receiving inches of rain in the double-digits in July along. When might growers notice the effects that these recent rains have had on crops and what issues may pop up in the [...]

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Scouting tips to make fugicide decisions

With tight margins, some farmers may choose to forgo a fungicide application on this year’s crop. But that decision shouldn’t be made with scouting your fields first. In this week’s DuPont Pioneer Field Report, Account Manager Troy Putnam talks about what to look for this time of year to see if corn and soybean fields [...]

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Preparing for the “Billion-Dollar Bug”

There has already been early indication that CRW could be one of the top pest issues this year. For years, CRW has been nicknamed the “Billion-Dollar Bug” and for good reason. Untreated, CRW can wreak havoc when least expected, and it has a track record of bouncing back. The Ohio Ag Net’s Ty Higgins visits [...]

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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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