This Spring, the Ohio State University is testing out the new Early Riser high speed planter from Case IH. The Ohio Ag Net’s Ty Higgins found Andrew Klopfenstein, Project Coordinator with Ohio State’s Food, Agricultural and Biological Engineering Department, as fields were being planted at speeds ranging from 5 mph to 12 mph+ in Fayette [...]
The first stop for the 2017 AgriGold Feeding Farmers tour was in Edison, Ohio at McChesney Farms. Phil and his family farm about 3,200 acres in Morrow County and in addition to growing corn, soybeans, wheat and hay, the McChesneys also have a hog operation. The Ohio Ag Net’s Dale Minyo found out more about [...]
When Bennett Musselman isn’t helping farmers with financial business at Heartland Bank, he is working with his Dad and Grandpa at Musselman Farms in Pickaway County. For this 2017 Soybean Planting Cab Cam in 5 foot tall rye grass, brought to you by Fennig Equipment, he visits with The Ohio Ag Net’s Ty Higgins about [...]
Warmer than normal winter weather means that an earlier than normal harvest is coming for wheat fields throughout Ohio. Matt Hutcheson, Product Manager with Seed Consultant’s, says an early harvest isn’t a surprise, but the condition of wheat is a pleasant surprise, after a cold weather pattern back in March. The Ohio Ag Net’s Ty [...]
Over 7 inches of rain has not only kept Sandusky County farmer Dusten Watson out of the field for a few weeks, it will keep him in the field a little longer with some replant acres. Ty Higgins from The Ohio Ag Net met up with Watson just outside of Bellevue for the latest Cab [...]
Farming involves a large number of variables, from equipment to inputs to the weather. For Austin Heil in Hardin County, the most important variable is the planter. He is seeing benefits from new-age upgrades he has added to his older planter. See what he has done to make his planter more efficient and how it [...]
Though we’re used to seeing Cab Cams take place on the ground, in this edition, Ohio Ag Net’s Joel Penhorwood hops in with crop duster Butch Fisher of Fisher Ag Service in Morrow County for a truly unique look at agriculture. Fisher is a legend in Ohio agricultural aviation with 30,000 logged hours as pilot. [...]
AgriGold Agronomist John Brien talks tips on what to look for when scouting fields for emergence this spring, and what to consider when mulling the idea of replant.
Student FFA Reporter Kolt Buchenroth interviewed Ryan A. Matthews shortly after he was named the 2017-2018 Ohio FFA President.
The Ohio Ag Net student reporters cover the highlights of Session #5 of the 2017 Ohio FFA State Convention.