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Josh McGrath from the University of Kentucky gave an animated presentation on nitrogen management.

The challenges of managing nitrogen

At the 2016 Ohio AgriBusiness Association Conference, University of Kentucky’s Josh McGrath talked with attendees about the complexities of the competing performance objectives with nitrogen managment.

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Biodiesel consumption reaches record levels

US consumers used a record of nearly 2.1 billion gallons of biodiesel in 2015, according to the National Biodiesel Board (NBB). Kicking off the 2016 Biodiesel Conference and Expo in Tampa, Florida, Monday, industry leaders released the production data compiled by the Environmental Protection Agency. Ohio Ag Net’s Dale Minyo is in Tampa this week [...]

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New rules established for Ohio junior livestock exhibits

While at the Ohio Fair Manager’s Meeting this week, State Veterinarian Dr. Tony Forshey took some time to visit with Ohio Ag Net’s Dale Minyo about some of the new regulations put into place for junior livestock exhibits at fairs all over Ohio in 2015.

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Using NCGA Corn Yield Contest methods across the farm

James Jacobs, a farmer from Bloomingburg, Ohio, came in 1st Place in the AA No-Till/Strip Till Non-Irrigated category for Ohio in the 2015 National Corn Growers Association Corn Yield Contest. He visits with Ohio Ag Net’s Ty Higgins about his strategies that scored him 276.98 bushels to the acre and what methods he used on [...]

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The science behind plant health

At the BASF Grow Smart “Insight in Action” event in Findlay, Dr. Megan Andriankaja spoke about the science behind plant health. She shared more with Ohio Ag Net’s Dale Minyo at the event.

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Recapping test weight and moisture results for 2015

The 2015 growing season was anything but textbook for farmers in Ohio, and a season like that keeps DuPont Pioneer Account Managers, like Mike Gahn, on their toes. In this week’s DuPont Pioneer Field Report, Gahn tells the Ohio Ag Net’s Ty Higgins that although conditions were far from ideal for growing corn this year, [...]

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A look at 2016 planting plans

An early wrap on the 2015 harvest will give farmers a little extra time to consider what they’ll plant next year. For this week’s DuPont Pioneer Field Report, Account Manager Chasitie Euler talks with the Ohio Ag Net’s Ty Higgins about the purchasing trends she is seeing so far.

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A winter wheat emergence update

As farmers around Ohio hose off the harvest equipment, it is now time to head out to the field again for check on the emergence of their winter wheat. According to Tate Cockerill, a DuPont Pioneer Account Manager in Southwest and South Central Ohio, after a good plating window, mild temperatures and some rain in [...]

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Early harvest means more fall tillage work

As farmers clean off their combines and wagons after an early 2015 harvest, the work is far from done. Growers are using this newfound time in the fall to work some ground. DuPont Pioneer Account Manager Derek Hunker talks about why farmers are doing more tillage this year and what else is going on around [...]

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Farmers using new tools to plan for 2016 crop purchases

With the 2015 harvest season winding down ahead of schedule, farmers will have more time to pencil out how to manage production costs while trying for better outcomes in 2016. In this week’s DuPont Pioneer Field Report, Encirca CSA Lewis Stearns visits with The Ohio Ag Net’s Ty Higgins about how farmers are going about [...]

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