As challenging as the harvest season has been, wheat planting has been equally as difficult. Despite the late start in many areas of Ohio, the state’s wheat crop is off to a good start according to Seed Consultant’s Matt Hutcheson.
After a challenging corn and soybean growing season, it comes as no surprise that harvest is not status quo. Seed Consultants’ Matt Hutcheson talks about issues farmers are seeing as they bring in this year’s crop.
Matt Reese and Joel Penhorwood borrowed several Ohio FFA State Officers from their busy time at the 2017 National FFA Convention. The team has been staying hard at work with delegate sessions, meeting officers from other states, and gaining ideas to take back home. Ryan Matthews, Lane Heil, Evan Callicoat, and Milan Pozderac are among [...]
Since third grade, Chrysta Beck of Archbold has raised broilers and layers to sell meat and egg products to local customers. As she got older and joined FFA, she developed a supervised agricultural experience (SAE) that would look into the health of poultry. But what started as research to assist her with personal production goals [...]
An astounding 25 FFA members from Ohio are finalists in the national proficiency competition. Proficiency is one of the key competitions in FFA, where members are judged off work completed through their Supervised Agricultural Experience (SAE), depending on category. The video below highlights nearly all the hard working young people representing Ohio and their respective [...]
Ty Higgins had to stop when he saw some soybeans being harvested between Galena and Sunbury in Delaware County with two very different combines running in the same field. The one Perry Buxton was driving looked like many green and yellow combines you see this time of year. The other machine was of the same [...]
As farmers bring in the 2017 corn harvest, Beck’s Hybrids is looking at the importance of what is left behind once a field has been harvested. Here is more information about their Practical Farm Research study on corn residue at Beck’s London, Ohio facility, including testing of the Capello chopping corn head.
The second week of Feeding Farmers in the Field, fall edition took the Ohio Ag Net crew to Allen County to the operation of Mike Ballinger and family. The corn, soybean, and beef operation has a wide range of tractors around the property, with Mike involved in repairing and restoring certain equipment. Dale Minyo talks [...]
The first week of the 2017 fall edition of Feeding Farmers in the Field took the crew of Ohio Ag Net to Auglaize County where father and son duo Virgil and Darrin Wilt run their corn and soybean operation together. Dale Minyo visited with Virgil on the year as harvest has recently gotten underway.
Like many farmers, Fayette County’s Wes Montgomery wasn’t expecting much as he started the combine up and headed for the corn rows. But as he tells the Ohio Ag Net’s Ty Higgins in this Cab Cam brought to you by Fennig Equipment, things are quite a bit better than anticipated in his part of the [...]