Now is the time to make sure your planter is ready to roll when the fields are fit. AgriGold’s John Brien discusses issues he sees in the field that are caused by poor planter maintenance.
How to improve soil health by using “trash” – When farmers harvest their corn crop, shredded corn stalks are left behind. Farmers have learned that leaving this trash – or residue – on the field protects the soil by creating a blanket. This helps the soil rebuild vital nutrients and prevents runoff.
The team at Ohio’s Country Journal and the Ohio Ag Net have a bit of fun with attire required by kids that show dairy animals. Ty Higgins, Matt Reese and Joel Penhorwood decided to join in the fun and get some white pants of their own and found some great show kids to help out [...]
Bio-security has reached a new level in the hog industry with the outbreak of PEDv in over half of the 50 states. Ohio’s Heimerl Farms has invested heavily in piglet safety by building their own TADD system.
Morrow County, Ohio farmer Anthony Bush has been on the ground level of the development of the 2014 Farm Bill. This new farm policy offers some new options for producers and many questions are being asked as those options are weighed. The Ohio Ag Net’s Ty Higgins sat down with Bush to go over the [...]
Catch a glimpse of the National Turkey Federation’s chairman for 2014 and the Presidential Turkey Flock! This year, Cooper Farms a family-owned Ohio company is raising a turkey, with anticipation for an invitation to the White House, for the Presentation of the National Thanksgiving Turkey.
The long stretch of great harvest conditions were about to come to an end when Ty Higgins of The Ohio Ag Net met up with Marion County farmer Bob Forry in Kirkpatrick, Ohio. Forry was nice enough to stop for a bit to do a Cab Cam. Bob’s twin boys had to head back to [...]
There are still quite a few corn and soybean acres to be run in south central Ohio. As The Ohio Ag Net’s Ty Higgins made his way down Route 62 he ran in to Leesburg farmer Jeff Roehm. After almost 3 full weeks without a wheel turning, Roehm is now through with his beans and [...]
For the 4th and final week of Feeding Farmers in the Field, Dale Minyo and Ty Higgins from the Ohio Ag Net headed to Wapakoneta where winner Mike Smith and his family farm 900 acres of corn, soybeans and wheat and have 250 head of Jerseys, 130 of them milkers. Harvest has been slow going [...]