The holidays are a time to reflect on years past. In that spirit, we’ve gone through our archives to find a special Thanksgiving piece of AgriCountry with Ed Johnson. We hope you enjoy this look into holiday preparation in 1983 — and from all of us at Ohio Ag Net & Ohio’s Country Journal, Happy [...]
All the soybeans are in the bin and David Niederhuber of Lill Farms in Marion County also wrapped up buckwheat harvest recently. Now, it’s back into the corn fields. The Ohio Ag Net’s Ty Higgins took a few laps with Niederhuber just outside of Marion to find out more about the 154 year-old farm and [...]
Although many corn yield monitors around Ohio have shown lower than average numbers after a challenging growing season, a few parts of the state are pleasantly surprised with the amount of corn they are taking in this year. Count Preble County farmer Brandon Monebrake among those farmers happy with his 2016 harvest. The Ohio Ag [...]
The wet weather late in the growing season continues to wreak havoc with Ohio’s corn crop, causing issues that range from poor stalk quality to bird damage to ear molds. Bill Mullen, Director of Agronomic Services with Seed Consultants found all three concerns in one Southwest Wayne County field.
One of the more prestigious awards in the National FFA Organization is being named Star Farmer. It remains an honor in itself to be named a Star Farmer Finalist across the nation. Evan Schaefer of the Miami Trace FFA did just that at the National FFA Convention and he spoke with Ohio Ag Net’s Joel [...]
Ohio FFA President Mary Buehler is busy representing the Buckeye State at the 89th National FFA Convention and Expo. Watch her talk with Ohio Ag Net’s Joel Penhorwood in the video below.
The 89th National FFA Convention and Expo is keeping National FFA Organization Eastern Region VP Sydney Snider busy. She took time out of her hectic schedule to speak with Ohio Ag Net’s Joel Penhorwood on convention, the past year as an officer, and Ohio’s success.
At the 89th National FFA Convention currently underway in Indianapolis, Evan Smith of the Bloom Carroll FFA Chapter made the top four of extemporaneous public speaking, one of the more unique and challenging of the public speaking events. He finished third in the nation. Ohio Ag Net’s Joel Penhorwood spoke with Smith about the honor [...]
At the same time that farmers are taking off corn and soybean fields around the Buckeye State, researchers at The Ohio State University are working through their field trials to collect data that will assist farmers in making better operating decisions in the future. The Ohio Ag Net’s Ty Higgins found Andrew Klopfenstein, Project Coordinator [...]
Every farmer in Ohio is taking advantage of a great week of weather to make a big dent in harvest progress. Condit Farms in Delaware County is now close to 25% complete and after some disappointing corn yields, are finding a much better soybean crop. The Ohio Ag Net’s Ty Higgins rode along to find [...]