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Checking early planted corn stands

Although most of Ohio fields have not been planted yet, some of the earlier planted fields are starting to pop up. Matt Hutcheson, Product Manager with Seed Consultants, gives some advice for taking a look at those first corn stands. The Ohio Ag Net’s Ty Higgins has more.

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2017 Soybean Planting Cab Cam – Christie Wilson, Madison County

Growing up in agriculture, Madison County farmer Christie Wilson thought she wanted nothing more than to get away from the farm when she became an adult, but fate had other ideas. The Ohio Ag Net’s Ty Higgins rode along with Wilson for the latest Cab Cam, brought to you by Fennig Equipment, as she planted [...]

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2017 Soybean Planting Cab Cam – Billy Pontius, Fairfield County

For the first soybean planting Cab Cam of 2017, brought to you by Fennig Equipment, the Ohio Ag Net’s Ty Higgins found Fairfield County farmer Billy Pontius running on April 25th. In a year where farmers are thinking twice about putting additional costs into inputs and equipment, Pontius made some enhancements to his planter that [...]

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2017 Corn Planting Cab Cam – Adam Graham, Logan County

There are 2 sides to Adam Graham. There is the jean wearing Adam Graham that farms in with his Dad and Brother in Champaign, Logan and Union Counties and then there is the suit and tie Adam Graham who is the Chairman of The Ohio Soybean Board, representing soybean farmers from all over the state. [...]

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2017 Corn Planting Cab Cam – Casey Niese, Crawford County

The 2017 planting season started on April 13th for Niese Farms in Crawford County, Ohio and those seeds are already starting to sprout. For the first corn planting Cab Cam of 2017, brought to you by Fennig Equipment, The Ohio Ag Net’s Ty Higgins joins Casey Niese in front of a very unique John Deere [...]

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71st Ohio Farm Bureau Presidents’ Trip recap

The Ohio Farm Bureau Federation and its county presidents made their 71st annual trek to the nation’s capital this past week, discussing the top issues for agriculture with the nation’s lawmakers. This video takes a look at the trip from start to finish and some of the highlights during this important time of change for [...]

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A conversation with Bill Richards, former chief NRCS

Bill Richards, former chief of the Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) was a speaker at the recent Conservation Tillage and Technology Conference at Ohio Northern University. Ohio Ag Net’s Joel Penhorwood spoke with him about the industry and its change over the years.

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Thoughts from CTTC: When to terminate cover crops?

Experts of all sorts were found at the Conservation Tillage and Technology Conference this past week at the McIntosh Center on the campus of Ohio Northern University in Ada. Not only is it a great event each year to learn about the latest in farming and conservation, but also a good place to ask questions [...]

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Planter U gets farmers ready for 2017

The emphasis of Planter U was simple. The planter is the most important piece of equipment on the farm and if that implement isn’t set up correctly, it may also be the most costly piece of equipment on the farm. The Ohio Ag Net’s Ty Higgins has more from the event, held on February 28th [...]

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