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President Steve Hirsch addresses the attendees at the 2014 Ohio Farm Bureau Annual Meeting.

OFBF Annual Meeting highlights

Taxes and environmental stewardship will be among the top issues addressed during the 96th annual meeting of the Ohio Farm Bureau Federation (OFBF) today in Columbus. There is a significant agenda in the year ahead with key issues including water, CAUV and immigration at the state and federal level. “How are we going to get [...]

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A look at the new Kalmbach Feeds packaging facility

On Thursday, Kalmbach Feeds held a ribbon-cutting ceremony to celebrate the newly constructed packaged feed facility. The new facility features the first installed fully-automated palletizing line, which is a hybrid between robot and a conventional palletizer, in the North American feed industry. The 20,000-square foot production facility is a one-of-a-kind concrete, slip-formed manufacturing plant with [...]

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Cory Harrod harvesting the field. Plant population was about 33,000 stalks per acre.

Photos: A unique Ohio corn field with angled rows

Courtesy Glen Arnold: Pics of a corn field planted on angled rows by Harrod Farms in Darke County. The nitrogen was side-dressed as swine finishing manure at 6,000 gallons per acre using a drag hose and auto-steer. Field will average about 225 bushels per acre. The angled rows take a little getting used to.

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A inside look at the new liquid fertilizer facilities at Heritage Coop's Kenton, Ohio location

Heritage holds grand opening for Kenton facility

Heritage Cooperative (Heritage) celebrated the grand opening of a $7 million expansion to its branch in Kenton, Ohio, during a ribbon cutting ceremony. The project includes a new state-of-the-art fuel station, located at 1305 S. Main St. in Kenton, which will provide increased services to Heritage’s local customers. Among the project’s most important elements is [...]

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Yield and attendance results from the 2014 Farm Science Review

The 52nd annual Ohio State University Farm Science Review, sponsored by the College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences, wrapped up today, welcoming 131,153 farmers, industry professionals, FFA students and agricultural enthusiasts during the three-day event. This year’s crowd topped the attendance from the 2013 Review of 129,864 attendees, show organizers said. “The 2014 Farm [...]

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2014 Ohio State Fair Junior Market Beef Breed winners

2014 Beef Breed Winners Beef Performance Carcass Quality: Grand Champion – Allison Davis, Carroll County Reserve Grand Champion – Kirsten Augustine, Ashland County   Market Heifers Grand Champion – Allison Davis, Carroll County Reserve Grand Champion – Haley Frazier, Jackson County   Angus Grand Champion – Kinsey Crowe, Montgomery County Reserve Grand Champion – Sydney [...]

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Madison County Fair Photo Gallery

The crew of the Ohio Ag Net went on the road Tuesday, July 8 to the Madison County Fair as part of the summer’s Ohio County Fair Tour. Dale Minyo did his midday broadcast from in front of the brand new EBY Youth Arena. Below are photos from around the fair.

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Clinton County Fair Photo Gallery

The 8-day 2014 Clinton County Fair was visited by the crew of the Ohio Ag Net on Monday, July 7th. The fair was busy with hog and poultry shows throughout the day while Dale Minyo did his midday broadcast from the event. Kyle Wilson presented a check on behalf of AgriGold for $1,000 to the [...]

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