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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
The second week of Feeding Farmers 2016, sponsored by AgriGold, took the Ohio Ag Net crew near the Indiana-Ohio state line to Green Oak Farms in Preble County. A notable turnout joined the team for lunch on the grain and livestock farm. Gary Long runs the grain side of the large operation. He talked with [...]
Fennig Equipment is putting the versatility of a Hagie sprayer to good use. The Ohio Ag Net’s Dale Minyo visits with Adam Fennig about setting up the Hagie to not only see cover crops, but to also apply dry fertilizer.
Farm Science Review has been utilizing the John Deere ExactEmerge planter over the past two years and recently invited farmers to come to the farm and take a look at one of the planters up close. FSR Farm Manager Nate Douridas talks about how the planter has performed for them.
After a full month of being sidelined from planting his Licking County fields, Luke Garrabrant was finally able to find some ground ready to go on Friday, May 27th. The Ohio Ag Net’s Ty Higgins took a lap around on one of Garrabrant’s farms to get an update for the area in a new Cab [...]
Ron Grayson Burns and his family have diversified their farm and are now raising conventional and organic corn, soybeans and wheat in Union County. The Ohio Ag Net’s Ty Higgins found out more as he visited with Burns, who works at Farm Credit and his brother Austin, who works for JD Equipment, when they’re not [...]
Many farmers around Ohio are feeling the pressure to get corn and soybean seeds planted as the number of days in May wind down. Although conditions weren’t ideal for soybean planting for David Neidhart in Marion County, the weather was finally hot and dry and the field was good enough for D&PN Farms to make [...]
Mother Nature’s confusion of March in May is not only causing havoc with corn and soybean planting, but it may have major implications on Ohio’s wheat. This 2016 wheat crop has come along nicely and keeping it healthy will be all about timing when it comes to fungicide and pesticide applications. Seed Consultant’s Director of [...]