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Becknology Days brings products, research to farmers

The annual Becknology Field Days ran through Saturday, August 27th at the company’s headquarters in Atlanta, Indiana. Thousands of farmers and members of the agricultural industry turn out to the event each year to learn about the latest innovations, hear from company leadership, and enjoy fellowship among fellow producers. Ohio Ag Net’s Joel Penhorwood visited [...]

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2016 Ohio State Fair Outstanding Market Exhibitors

Photos by Meghan Bruns.   The winners by age in the Beef Outstanding Market Exhibitor competition were: (9) Carly Sanders, Fayette Co. and Garret Agle, Clark Co.; (10) Sydney Sanders, Fayette Co. and Drew Waymouth, Clark Co.; (11) Brice Phelps, Union Co.; (12) Paige Pence, Clark Co.; (13) Alex Linder, Huron Co.; (14) Allison Davis, [...]

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Adam Bensman, 13, Miami Co. prepares his lamb for judging in the Grade market lamb class

2016 Junior Market Lamb Show photo highlights

  Youth exhibitors led 670 lambs through the show ring at the 2016 Junior Market Lamb Show. Here are the results from the 2016 show: Judge Todd Wise, Colorado Photos by Meghan Bruns.   Hampshire Champion: Clay Johnson, Dalton, Wayne Co. Reserve Champion: Paige Pence, Clark Co.   Shropshire Champion: Olivia Seaburn, Clark Co. Res. [...]

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Feeding Farmers Week 4 – Black Walnut Farms, Warren County

A trip to southwestern Ohio wrapped up the 2016 Feeding Farmers program, courtesy of AgriGold. Each Friday for the past four weeks, the crew of the Ohio Ag Net traveled to various parts of the state delivering lunch, fellowship, and midday broadcasts to farm families that are the backbone of American agriculture. Don Tharr heads [...]

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Feeding Farmers Week 3 – Watson Farms, Sandusky County

Week number three of Feeding Farmers, courtesy of AgriGold, took the Ohio Ag Net crew to Watson Farms in northern Ohio on the Sandusky-Seneca County line. The family operation is headed up by Dusten Watson. He took over in recent years after his dad Lee handed down the keys to the next generation, something he [...]

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Feeding Farmers Week 2 – Green Oak Farms, Preble County

The second week of Feeding Farmers 2016, sponsored by AgriGold, took the Ohio Ag Net crew near the Indiana-Ohio state line to Green Oak Farms in Preble County. A notable turnout joined the team for lunch on the grain and livestock farm. Gary Long runs the grain side of the large operation. He talked with [...]

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William Wilkins talks with Rep. Mike Turner (right) in his office.

OFBF presidents address multiple issues in D.C.

The Ohio Farm Bureau county presidents found themselves among a political whirlwind of various issues, keys votes and presidential politics as they traveled to Washington, D.C. last week to meet with legislators. Spring had sprung in D.C. where trees and gardens were in bloom and Ohio’s farmer leaders were at work bending the ears of [...]

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Taylor Elliot, Richland Co., watches the judge with her MaineTainer heifer.

Ohio Beef Expo highlights

The 2016 Ohio Beef Expo kicked off on Friday. It’s certainly one of the most popular events for Ohio cattlemen to attend. This event attracts over 30,000 participants from 25 states and Canada each year. The Expo included breed sales, shows and displays, educational events, a highly competitive junior show and a trade show with [...]

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