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Deciding if a Fungicide Application is Needed

To apply fungicide or not to apply fungicide? That is the question many farmers are having to answer. Bill Mullen, Director of Agronomic Services with Seed Consultants gives his advice on whether an application is necessary this year.

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A robot’s touch the answer for Bar-Lee Jerseys

The dairy industry’s constant search for the most cost effective and efficient production options has resulted in some unique technological changes in recent years. Milking a cow with robots, something thought of as near science fiction not long ago, is now being accepted as the way of life on a number of Ohio dairies. Bar-Lee [...]

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2016 Wheat Harvest Cab Cam – Ben Bowsher, Allen County

Not only was June 29th the first day of wheat harvest for Allen County’s Ben Bowsher, it was also his first day in the cab of his new Case IH combine. Ty Higgins took a seat on the cooler (or buddy seat) for a ride along to see how well harvest was going at BS [...]

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2016 Wheat Harvest Cab Cam – Toby Kramer, Auglaize County

With 450 acres of wheat in Auglaize County this year, Toby Kramer and Lazy K Farms took full advantage of some great late June days to get harvest underway. The Ohio Ag Net’s Ty Higgins dropped in for a Cab Cam with Kramer to find out all about the operation and the unique modification he [...]

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Feeding Farmers Week 4 – Black Walnut Farms, Warren County

A trip to southwestern Ohio wrapped up the 2016 Feeding Farmers program, courtesy of AgriGold. Each Friday for the past four weeks, the crew of the Ohio Ag Net traveled to various parts of the state delivering lunch, fellowship, and midday broadcasts to farm families that are the backbone of American agriculture. Don Tharr heads [...]

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Northwest Ohio crops get a “Billion Dollar Rain”

For Wood County farmer Dave Baer, a limited window of opportunity in late May made the 2016 planting season fast and furious, and like many of his neighbors and farmers all over Ohio those crops haven’t seen more than 1 rain event…until the morning of June 23rd. Seed Consultants‘ Bill Mullen talks about what the [...]

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A western Ohio farmer’s notable antique tractor collection

Just east of the Ohio-Indiana state border sits Green Oak Farms where a barn of Gale Long’s is filled with an impressive collection of antique tractors. The Ohio Ag Net crew came across the collection during this year’s Feeding Farmers tour. Long said he has been bringing together the tractors for several years, getting a [...]

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Feeding Farmers Week 3 – Watson Farms, Sandusky County

Week number three of Feeding Farmers, courtesy of AgriGold, took the Ohio Ag Net crew to Watson Farms in northern Ohio on the Sandusky-Seneca County line. The family operation is headed up by Dusten Watson. He took over in recent years after his dad Lee handed down the keys to the next generation, something he [...]

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