The heavy Spring rains were taken better in some parts of Ohio than others, all depending on the soil type. Corn fields in Central and Southern Ohio fared well this harvest season, considering the rainfall, but as The Ohio Ag Net’s Ty Higgins found, many fields in the Northwest part of the state will have [...]
For some farmers around Ohio, harvest can’t happen soon enough and thoughts are already on a better crop in 2016. In order for that to occur, some trips to the field will need to happen before the 2015 harvest to see if some problems that developed this year can be thwarted next year. Bill Mullen [...]
Jakob Wilson from JCW Farms in Madison County took time to visit with The Ohio Ag Net’s Ty Higgins about this year’s early harvest, what caught his eye at Farm Science Review and how he is a Top 4 Finalist in the American Star Ag Placement category at The National FFA Convention later this year.
The research efforts of Ohio agriculture certainly include lab testing, university plot work and data analysis, but every farmer knows that the most dependable crop production research also includes extensive work in real, on-farm fields. Funding from The Ohio Soybean Council makes those efforts happen.
Things get busy in Delaware County in Mid-September, as the county fair begins its festivities. Usually, the way it times out, it is also the start of harvest season for The Skinners at Hardscrabble Farms. The Ohio Ag Net’s Ty Higgins hopped in the cab with Brian Skinner to talk about the recent Symphony on [...]
On September 11th, the Ohio Ag Net’s Ty Higgins headed to Northeast Ohio and paid a visit to Windy Way Farms in Massillon. That’s where he found 4th generation farmer Ben Klick harvesting soybeans. Find out how early harvest is shaping up in that part of the state and what Klick has learned from his [...]
On September 8th, Nate Douridas and the Farm Science Review crew began the 2015 corn harvest. The Ohio Ag Net’s Ty Higgins got a glimpse of the first field Douridas opened up and talked about the yield and moisture to start harvest and about what to expect at this year’s Farm Science Review, September 22nd [...]
In early September, the combines belonging to Niese Farms began rolling through Crawford and Wyandot County soybean fields. The Ohio Ag Net’s Ty Higgins followed the dust and caught up with Casey Niese for the first fall harvest Cab Cam of 2015.
Bart Johnson talks with Galynn Beer with Agro-Culture Liquid Fertilizers about why you can use lower volumes of liquid fertilizers when comparing against dry fertilizers and still maintain yields in a sustainable manner.
Bill Mullen, Director of Agronomic Services with Seed Consultants, takes two corn plants from the same row to show the variability that Ohio corn fields are showing after a very challenging growing season. He also talks about the stalk quality issues that may force farmers to harvest early this year.