In early September, the combines belonging to Niese Farms began rolling through Crawford and Wyandot County soybean fields. The Ohio Ag Net’s Ty Higgins followed the dust and caught up with Casey Niese for the first fall harvest Cab Cam of 2015.
Bart Johnson talks with Galynn Beer with Agro-Culture Liquid Fertilizers about why you can use lower volumes of liquid fertilizers when comparing against dry fertilizers and still maintain yields in a sustainable manner.
Bill Mullen, Director of Agronomic Services with Seed Consultants, takes two corn plants from the same row to show the variability that Ohio corn fields are showing after a very challenging growing season. He also talks about the stalk quality issues that may force farmers to harvest early this year.
Gary Fennig of Fennig Equipment talks about how the company started in Coldwater, Ohio over 5 years ago and now helps farmers all over the Midwest take on the new practices of cover crops and nutrient application.
There are likely as many varied opinions on the validity and the accuracy of the Tri-State Fertilizer Recommendations as there are farms and soil types. No matter what that opinion may be from field to field, it is hard to deny that the document has had an incredible impact on crop production in Ohio.
Tyler Clark of Miami County was the exhibitor of the 2015 Grand Champion Market Steer. Dale Minyo spoke to him after the show about the big win.
Field Agronomist Alex Johnson revisit’s the Beck’s Practical Farm Research (PFR) Closing Wheel trial and what we have seen over the past three years.
Bailee Amstutz of Union County was the exhibitor of the 2015 Ohio State Fair Grand Champion Market Lamb selected Wednesday night. Bailee’s lamb was the winner of the crossbred competition.
Paige Pence from Clark County was the exhibitor of the 2015 Ohio State Fair Grand Champion Market Goat.
Grey Leaf Spot and Northern Corn Leaf Blight were yield robbers in Ohio corn fields in 2014. Conditions so far this year are causing both of these diseases to show up again. Bill Mullen of Seed Consultants says a check of the fields will indicate what actions, if any, need to be taken, considering the [...]