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Spring 2015 Cab Cam – MKB Farms – Galion, Ohio

With an unusual break from rain and cold weather this spring, many farmers across Ohio headed to the fields to work ground, spray and in some cases even begin the 2015 planting season. Ty Higgins found The Kocher Family of MKB Farms in Galion, Ohio doing just that. Nick Kocher was Ty’s guest for the [...]

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Weed ID: Waterhemp and Palmer Amaranth

Waterhemp and Palmer amaranth are incredibly challenging weeds to control because they have the potential to grow up to two inches per day, robbing row crop plants of yield potential. While both weeds are commonly found in the southern U.S., they are rapidly being identified in many areas throughout the Midwest. Dr. Greg Armel of [...]

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Tips for weed control before planting begins

Under ideal conditions, a fall herbicide application would have taken place in 2014 and another shot at Ohio’s high-anxiety weeds like marestail, giant ragweed and palmer amaranth would have happened just recently. Due to weather conditions, neither of those opportunities may have happened, leaving many producers concerned about getting their fields ready for the 2015 [...]

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Planter Dry Run with AgriGold

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.

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Ohio farm groups talk policy in DC

In mid-March, farmers representing the Ohio Farm Bureau Federation and the Ohio Corn and Wheat Growers Association traveled to Washington D.C. to talk to policy makers about a number of issues pertaining to agriculture. Topics included trade, immigration, the RFS and GMO labeling.

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