Ohio Field Leader – Video

A talk with Chris Winslow about what Stone Lab and the Ohio Sea Grant are doing for farmers

Ohio Field Leader’s Dusty Sonnenberg gets a behind-the-scenes look at the research going on at Ohio State University’s Stone Lab with Director Chris Winslow. They discuss the work being done by the Ohio Sea Grant to help inform farm practices and decisions through the H2Ohio program.

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OFL Roadshow – Nathan and Nolan Eckel, Wood County

Ohio Field Leader Dusty Sonnenberg takes the Roadshow to Wood County to the diversified grain and livestock operation at Eckel Farms. In this video, we hear from Nathan and Nolan Eckel about their operation, innovations, and changing farming practices as suburban sprawl nears their place of work.

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Journey to Stone Lab: What H2Ohio research is learning for farmers to utilize

“There is no difference between a healthy environment and a healthy economy.” -Chris Winslow

In this one-of-a-kind Ohio Field Leader video, Dusty Sonnenberg heads to Stone Lab on Lake Erie to talk with Chris Winslow of The Ohio State University College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences and the Ohio Sea Grant, serving as director of OSU Stone Lab. They discuss the research being done for water quality on the lake, and what they’re finding about the impacts farmer contribution to the watershed. How does the Ohio Sea Grant interact with H2Ohio? What has been learned? How does the research come back to inform practices on the farm? Perspectives to all of those questions and more in this Ohio Field Leader video.

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H2Ohio: What is a Voluntary Nutrient Management Plan?

In this Ohio Field Leader video, Bill Beckman of the Ohio Department of Agriculture talks about the Voluntary Nutrient Management Plan – the cornerstone practice of the H2Ohio program. We also hear from farmer Kevin Thierry about his experience with the process and how he is utilizing the H2Ohio program on his operation.

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Ohio Field Leader Roadshow | Zoe Kent

On this episode of the Ohio Field Leader Roadshow, Dusty Sonnenberg heads to Kent Farms to visit with 8th generation farmer Zoe Kent. Zoe has also made a name for herself in recent years as a social media influencer, sharing the story of agriculture in a unique way.

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Hardin County’s Austin Heil brings personal touch to farm machinery

Ohio Field Leader Dusty Sonnenberg travels to Hardin County in the latest Ohio Field Leader Roadshow to the farm of Austin Heil. The conversation goes into Austin’s unique custom machinery solutions that take advantage of the latest technologies with plenty of on-farm knowhow to plant corn and soybeans. Ohio Field Leader is brought to you by Ohio soybean farmers and their checkoff.… Continue reading

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Ohio Field Leader Roadshow | Rusty Goebel, Williams County

Ohio Field Leader Dusty Sonnenberg is on the road for this episode of the Ohio Field Leader Roadshow to Williams County as he visits with the diversified operation of Rusty Goebel. Goebel raises corn and soybeans, as well as feeds out cattle and hogs while staying busy with involvement through the Ohio Soybean Association.

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Ohio Field Leader Roadshow | Roy Klopfenstein

Dusty Sonnenberg, Ohio Field Leader, joins Roy Klopfenstein for this in-depth interview on what’s happening at his Paulding County farm, including growing season progression, market access, and more. Klopfenstein, a representative in the Ohio State Legislature for District 82, also discusses the many issues affect farmers statewide.

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An interview with Bob Suver, Clark County | Ohio Field Leader Roadshow

Join host Dusty Sonnenberg in an engaging interview from the Ohio Field Leader Roadshow as he sits down with Bob Suver of Clark County.

From discussing the challenges and successes of the growing season to shedding light on his involvement with the Ohio Soybean Council and programs like WISHH and USEC, Bob’s expertise provides a practical and informative perspective.

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Ohio Field Leader Roadshow | Steve Reinhard

Join Dusty Sonnenberg, Ohio Field Leader, as he interviews Steve Reinhard, a respected farmer from Crawford County. Gain valuable insights into Reinhard’s experiences and challenges tis spring on his family’s diversified operation.

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Ohio Field Leader Roadshow | John Buck – Buck Farms, Marion County

Ohio Field Leader’s Dusty Sonnenberg visits with John Buck of Buck Farms in Marion County. This video, originally shot this past fall, discusses the application of many different agricultural technologies at Buck Farms. The full in-depth discussion can be heard in the Ohio Field Leader Podcast.

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