OSU Ag Economist Barry Ward discusses the economic considerations and options for Ohio farmers.
Ty Higgins spoke to Director of Agriculture Jim Zehringer at a special meeting Thursday to address late planting concerns.
Farmers are seeking out their crop insurance options as the days left to plant wither away.
Students at Ohio State ATI organized a session on ‘Agvocating’ to learn how to better advocate for agriculture. Dr. Bobby Moser, dean of the College of Food, Agriculture and Environmental Sciences was one of the speakers.
Farmers are applying table sugar to corn because they find it helps deliver nutrients to the plant.
Phil Sease Darke County Most of the farm is in a soybean-corn rotation, though there are some corn-after-corn fields each year in the farm’s best fields. Phil has also been using strip-till in recent years on some of his corn acres to get a better stand established quickly in the spring.
Jake Culler Richland County Jake works with various aspects of his family’s 1,200 acre, 180-cow dairy and crop farm in north central Ohio. The rolling farm ground in the area provides a number of challenges, especially when dealing with livestock manure. They use no-till and strip-till to protect the soil while maximizing production of corn, [...]
Roger Kilbarger Fairfield County Roger started farming with his brother in 1970 and now farms with his son as well. They Farm 2,200 acres of rolling ground in central Ohio. The hills Roger farms offer a number of challenges, as does working with 22 different landlords.
Roger Zeedyk Defiance County Roger farms heavy clay soils in Defiance County in the far northwest corner of the state. He works with a nearby dairy by growing silage and using the manure for his fields. He places a high priority on faith and family and feels blessed to farm because it allows the flexibility [...]
These farmers are actively trying to reach 300 bushel an acre corn. Hear what worked and didn’t work for them in the past and what methods they’ll be trying this year to reach that goal.