Ty Higgins got to hop in the cab of Shelby County farmer Tim Everett on April 21st, 2014. Tim was one of the first farmers in Ohio fields this year planting corn.
Alex Ward was one of the first Champaign County farmers to break the corn planter out in 2014. He was nice enough to let The Ohio Ag Net’s Ty Higgins climb in for a round or two.
This past winter was tough on man, beast and wheat. Beck’s Hybrids agronomist Mark Apelt goes over what to look for when scouting wheat fields and the options farmers have moving forward.
Now that your planter is ready to hit the field here are some last minute tune up tips to get your planter working at peak performance. Your driveway can be one of the best tools to help get your planter ready to hit the field.
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.
While in San Antonio for Commodity Classic, The Ohio Ag Net and Ohio’s Country Journal asked farmers from Ohio when they feel spring will arrive.
As Valentine’s Day approaches, there is love everywhere. Monsanto has a new video that proves that Cupid is even at work in agriculture.
In case you missed it, here is the Ohio Hog Farmers commercial that ran in some local markets during the Big Game!
Mike & Beth Carper, Delaware, Ohio, received the 2014 Ohio Cattlemen’s Association Industry Excellence Award for their continued service to the beef industry.
Sam and Pat Wiford were recognized recently as the winners of the 2013 Master Shepherds of the Year by the sheep industry.