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2017 Corn Planting Cab Cam – Austin Heil, Hardin County

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 [...]

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Sidewall Compaction Tips

An early planting window for some Ohio growers and plenty of moisture this spring is causing concerns with sidewall compaction. AgriGold agronomist John Brien gives some insights on this issue.

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Photo by Stu Yensel, Seed Consultants, Inc.

Hay takes priority at planting time

There is always a potential struggle for farmers who grow corn, soybeans and hay in the busy springtime schedule. Which takes priority, cutting hay or planting corn and soybeans? For Louie Rehm, who grows corn, soybeans and hay and also raises beef cattle in Wayne County, the high value of the crop resulting from a [...]

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Beck’s Hybrids starts planting for first Practical Farm Research in Ohio

The Beck’s Hybrids purchase of land in London last year will allow them to do their first Practical Farm Research in Ohio this year. For the 2013 growing season they have 100 acres dedicated to research. “At the Ohio site we’ll begin long term research and short term trials on some new and exciting things [...]

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