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Side Dressing Corn with Manure

Ohio State University Extension Nutrient Management Field Specialist Glen Arnold and Ohio State University Extension Educator Sam Custer have been running tests on side dressing corn with manure since 2013. This spring, they purchased a new piece of equipment to make this unorthodox task a bit more efficient. The Ohio Ag Net’s Ty Higgins has [...]

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Feeding Farmers Week #3 – Niese Farms

The crew of the Ohio Ag Net traveled to north central Ohio to have lunch with the Niese Family for the third installment of the 2017 Feeding Farmers campaign, courtesy of AgriGold. The unique history of the operation goes back to Jerry Niese and his ability to pull through the rough farming times of the [...]

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Feeding Farmers Week #2 – Thompson Farms

For Week #2 of AgriGold’s Feeding Farmers, the Ohio Ag Net crew headed to Wilmington and Thompson Farms. It is a busy time there, as planting wraps up, spraying and side dressing begin and a new 280,000 bushel grain bin is being constructed. Dale Minyo visited with Bill Thompson about all of the activity on [...]

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2017 Corn Planting Cab Cam – Ohio State Speed Trials

This Spring, the Ohio State University is testing out the new Early Riser high speed planter from Case IH. The Ohio Ag Net’s Ty Higgins found Andrew Klopfenstein, Project Coordinator with Ohio State’s Food, Agricultural and Biological Engineering Department, as fields were being planted at speeds ranging from 5 mph to 12 mph+ in Fayette [...]

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Feeding Farmers Week #1 – McChesney Farms

The first stop for the 2017 AgriGold Feeding Farmers tour was in Edison, Ohio at McChesney Farms. Phil and his family farm about 3,200 acres in Morrow County and in addition to growing corn, soybeans, wheat and hay, the McChesneys also have a hog operation. The Ohio Ag Net’s Dale Minyo found out more about [...]

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Cab Cam – Planting into tall rye grass

When Bennett Musselman isn’t helping farmers with financial business at Heartland Bank, he is working with his Dad and Grandpa at Musselman Farms in Pickaway County. For this 2017 Soybean Planting Cab Cam in 5 foot tall rye grass, brought to you by Fennig Equipment, he visits with The Ohio Ag Net’s Ty Higgins about [...]

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Ohio Wheat Ahead of Schedule

Warmer than normal winter weather means that an earlier than normal harvest is coming for wheat fields throughout Ohio. Matt Hutcheson, Product Manager with Seed Consultant’s, says an early harvest isn’t a surprise, but the condition of wheat is a pleasant surprise, after a cold weather pattern back in March. The Ohio Ag Net’s Ty [...]

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2017 Corn Planting Cab Cam – Dusten Watson, Sandusky County

Over 7 inches of rain has not only kept Sandusky County farmer Dusten Watson out of the field for a few weeks, it will keep him in the field a little longer with some replant acres. Ty Higgins from The Ohio Ag Net met up with Watson just outside of Bellevue for the latest Cab [...]

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2017 Corn Planting Cab Cam – Austin Heil, Hardin County

Farming involves a large number of variables, from equipment to inputs to the weather. For Austin Heil in Hardin County, the most important variable is the planter. He is seeing benefits from new-age upgrades he has added to his older planter. See what he has done to make his planter more efficient and how it [...]

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