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Justifying a corn fungicide application

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 [...]

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Early Stalk Rot

John Brien Agronomist with AgriGold discusses the early signs of stalk rot he is seeing in Ohio.  John also shows you what to look for in your own corn field. “We’re at the typical point in a corn plant’s life where everything is tasseling, we’re doing pollination – we’ve gotten to that point. That’s usually [...]

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Identifying practices to best manage phosphorus

Since its creation, the P Index has been offering farmers insights into the decisions they make with regard to the phosphorus management on their farms with a scoring system for management practices. The problem is that the Ohio P Index has never been validated for accuracy with on-farm tests to see if the system reflects [...]

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Wheat tour showcases U.S. varieties to E.U. buyers

A European trade team representing Spain, Italy and Malta recently spent a week touring wheat fields in North Dakota, Minnesota and Ohio. The group’s Ohio leg included a tour of the Agriculture Research Service (ARS) Lab in Wooster, a visit to the OARDC wheat test plots for an overview of the Soft Red Wheat Breeding [...]

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Tile Spacing Study

Team Sales Agronomist Alex Johnson discusses Beck’s Practical Farm Research (PFR) Tile Spacing Study and how the trials are being utilized to determine the best spacing for the most economical returns.

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Checking your fields after the rains

Much of Ohio has seen wave after wave of rain storms in June of 2015, leaving overly saturated fields of recently planted corn and soybeans under water. Bill Mullen of Seed Consultants has some useful advice as to what to watch for once the rain subsides.

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Feeding Farmers Week 4 – Pittman Farms, Delaware Co.

The fourth and final week of the spring 2015 Feeding Farmers in the Field, sponsored by AgriGold Hybrids, saw the crew of the Ohio Ag Net travel to northern Delaware County to Pittman Farms. Ed and Craig Pittman run the corn and soybean operation based near the town of Ashley. Rain was one of the [...]

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Ohio’s crop dusters aim for perfection during S.A.F.E. event

Ohio’s aerial applicators — more often known as crop dusters — recently gathered at the Morrow County Airport, base of operations for Fisher Ag Service, to take part in Operation SAFE. The event offers networking opportunities, but more importantly helps to ensure the use of application technology is as efficient and accurate as possible. SAFE [...]

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