We are still getting a lot of questions about Fertilizer Certification from farmers. Yes, this new regulation applies to you. You, being almost every farmer in Ohio. You have until Sept. 30, 2017 to become certified to apply fertilizer. And you all tell me you won’t go to meetings after about March 15—so this means [...]
The 2017 Ohio Pork Congress brought producers from all aspects of the swine industry to Columbus February 14. Ohio Pork Council’s Ryan McClure and Rich Deaton each noted the supply demand atmosphere of the pork council in the past, and what it has for the future including increased packing plants down the road. OSU Extension’s [...]
The Ohio Pork Council and Ohio Beef Council recently partnered with the MORPC’s Mid-Ohio Regional Food Council to host the first-ever Meat Marketing Summit. The daylong summit focused on marketing channels that connect local producers to consumers, and grocers.
U.S. Livestock Genetic Export, Inc. is in Columbus this week for their annual meeting, bringing together livestock groups from across the country with a hand in international trade. They kicked off their stay in the Buckeye State with a first hand look at the work that goes on with regard to livestock export at Rickenbacker [...]
What do some farmers do in the winter? To find out, the Ohio Ag Net ventured to the Hardin County Fairgrounds in early February to a toy tractor auction, with Auctioneer Harley Jackson leading the call. More in this video.
Be it out in the country or in the city, a well-cared-for yard is something everybody can take pride in. And with lawn care taking a break this time of year, and equipment taking up residence in shops and garages, the professionals of Koenig Equipment tell us it’s an exceptional time to be thinking about [...]
One opening day of the 2017 Fort Wayne Farm Show, the Ohio Ag Net crew took the video camera all around the Allen County War Memorial Coliseum to give those that will be at the show later this week a glimpse into what to expect at this year’s event.
At a recent Seed Consultants Winter Meeting, the largest Ohio-based seed company released results of their study of corn emergence and yield. Mike Earley, Director of Replicated Testing with Seed Consultants gives some details.
At a recent Beck’s Hybrids PFR Insight Meeting, Ohio Team Lead Alex Johnson pointed out some of the findings for corn planting dates, nitrogen rates and fungicide application timing from Beck’s Practical Farm Research trials. The Ohio Ag Net’s Ty Higgins has more.
The Beck’s Hybrids 2017 Ohio Practical Farm Research Meetings are coming up January 9th through 11th. RSVP at www.BecksHybrids.com