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It’s taking $4 cash to open bin doors

Jon Scheve, a grain merchandise with Superior Feed Ingredients, says that ethanol plants are having to raise corn basis to get farmers to load up a truck for delivery. He says some farmers are holding on for dear life until they see prices around the $4 cash mark or higher. Hear more of his comments [...]

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Dicamba-tolerant soybeans will be a useful tool, not a silver bullet

At the recent BASF Agronomic Practices Day in Findlay, Dr. Trevor Krause spoke about the new Engenia dicamba-tolerant soybeans that are due out in 2016. Dr. Krause talked with the Ohio Ag Net’s Dale Minyo about the fit of Engenia on the farm and that this product should be viewed as a useful tool and [...]

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BASF’s investment into the future of agriculture

BASF’s Scott Kay visited with the Ohio Ag Net’s Dale Minyo at the Agronomic Practices Day in Findlay. Kay talked about the ways that his company is working on products to help farmers be successful for many years to come.

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Good yields may not mean good soil

At the National No-Till Conference in Cincinnati, The Ohio Ag Net’s Dale Minyo talked with one of the presenters, Ohio producer Dave Brandt, about No-Till advantages, critters and soil health. Listen to why Brandt says just because you may have had good yields, doesn’t mean you have healthy soil.

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The ASA 2015 Executive Committee. Bret Davis (Center)

Ohio’s Davis taking the wheel to drive membership to ASA

Last month, Ohio Soybean Association and Ohio Soybean Council board member and Delaware County farmer Bret Davis was elected as one of four American Soybean Association Vice Presidents. The Ohio Ag Net’s Ty Higgins recently visited with Davis about his new role at the national level and what his goals are for his position in [...]

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Plenty of new offerings from DuPont Pioneer for 2015

After extensive testing in all regions of Ohio, DuPont Pioneer is ready to release 48 new corn products and many new soybean options for farmers in 2015. Ty Higgins found out more about these new varieties from Ohio Field Agronomist Denny Wickham.

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A number of global issues steering commodities

From the eased tensions with Cuba, to an email hack job to Sony, to the Russian ruble crisis, there are so many factors happening around the world that are moving commodity markets in different directions. Dr. Matt Roberts, associate professor with The Ohio State University’s Department of Agricultural, Environmental and Development Economics, talked with Ty [...]

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Will $4 corn and $10.50 beans open some bin doors?

On Friday, Chicago’s grain trade ended with some corn over $4 and soybeans in the $10.50 area. Jon Scheve, grain merchandiser with Superior Feed Ingredients tells the Ohio Ag Net’s Ty Higgins that those marks may not be enough to open grain bin doors over the weekend.

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For Ohio’s corn crop, test weight and moisture results were lagging

Without a doubt, many farmers were smiling from ear to ear when looking at the yield monitors as they took in Ohio’s corn crop. The numbers for test weights and moisture were not as impressive though. DuPont Pioneer Account Manager Tate Cockerill talks about why those numbers may have been below average in 2014 for [...]

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A preview of the December USDA Supply and Demand Report

Wednesday at NOON, USDA will be releasing a new Supply and Demand Report. Mike Zuzolo with Global Commodity Analytics gives a preview of what to expect and how the markets are setting up for the news. You can hear more of Zuzolo’s comments in person later this month as he takes part in a number [...]

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