DuPont Pioneer Field Agronomist Bradley Ott is getting some calls about yellowing soybeans and corn turning brown. Farmers are concerned about these issues but, as Ott tells the Ohio Ag Net’s Ty Higgins in this week’s DuPont Pioneer Field Report, many of the fields he has checked are changing because their growing season is just about finished.… Continue readingRead More »
This week on the Ohio Ag Net Podcast, Ty Higgins visited Bret Davis on his Delaware County farm. Davis is on the Legislative Committee for the American Soybean Association, so he has some interesting insights on the new Farm Bill, which will be worked out next week, as well as trade issues hampering agriculture.… Continue readingRead More »
After the Ohio Crop Tour last week, scouts came pretty close to agreeing with what USDA says Ohio has for what would be a record corn and soybean crop. In this week’s DuPont Pioneer Field Report, Field Agronomist Troy Putnam says there is still enough time left in the growing season for crops to put a little more on or take a little off of what is currently out there. The Ohio Ag Net’s Ty Higgins has more.… Continue readingRead More »
The Ohio Ag Net crew comes together after the 2018 Ohio Crop Tour to talk results and lessons learned. Host Joel Penhorwood speaks with Bart Johnson and Matt Reese. Ty Higgins is busy on the Midwest crop tour while Dale Minyo is hanging out at county fairs this time of year.… Continue readingRead More »
Last week, USDA pegged Ohio’s soybean crop at a record 56 bushels per acre. Is that realistic? In this week’s DuPont Pioneer Field Report, the Ohio Ag Net’s Ty Higgins asked Field Agronomist Alexandra Knight about yield potential in her part of the state and some of the factors in August that may take some potential away from those top end numbers.… Continue readingRead More »
The 69th episode of the Ohio Ag Net Podcast, courtesy of AgriGold, brings together Ty Higgins, Matt Reese, and Joel Penhorwood ahead of one of the busiest times of the year — crop tour time!
The team talks what they expect to see and a bit about the USDA reports on Friday.
We also hear from Jon Scheve, grain merchandiser, in his reaction to the report. Ty talks with Jason Williamson about crop insurance outlook. Matt Reese is joined by Duane Stateler, talking water quality on his demonstration farm.… Continue readingRead More »
The Ohio Ag Net Podcast joins the Ohio Ag Net crew of Joel Penhorwood, Matt Reese, and Ty Higgins as they recover from the 2018 Ohio State Fair. They reflect on some of their best memories of the Ohio State Fair.
Ty Higgins talks with John Motter, a constant advocate of high oleic soybeans, about some notable changes that hit the industry.
Dale Minyo hears from Pat Hord, CEO of Hord Livestock, during the recent Crawford County Fair. The two talk the state of the livestock industry as well as an update to the recently-built livestock facility in Coldwater, MI.… Continue readingRead More »
In Field Agronomist Ryan Terry’s next of the woods (Northwest Ohio), dry conditions are starting to weigh on corn and soybean fields. In this week’s DuPont Pioneer Field Report, Terry tells the Ohio Ag Net’s Ty Higgins what he is seeing as he scouts fields, including early signs of Sudden Death Syndrome (SDS) in soybeans.… Continue readingRead More »
This week’s Ohio Ag Net Podcast, brought to you by AgriGold, takes Matt Reese, Joel Penhorwood and Ty Higgins to the Ohio State Fair! They visit with National Pork Producers Council President Jim Heimerl, the producer of the Ohio State Fair Podcast Vince Tornero and they feature all of the Jr. Livestock winners so far at the fair!… Continue readingRead More »
Conditions have been conducive for disease pressure for corn and soybean field this year. But as they crop progresses at a rapid pace, DuPont Pioneer’s Bradley Ott talks about justifying a fungicide application based on the growth stage of a crop in this week’s DuPont Pioneer Field Report.… Continue readingRead More »
A busy time in Ohio agriculture with #WaterDrama18 heating up. The crew of Ty Higgins, Dale Minyo, Joel Penhorwood, and Matt Reese talks the latest developments in the ongoing water quality situation in Ohio. In this episode, we hear interviews with Ohio Soybean Council’s Tom Fontana, Steve Culman of Ohio State University (talking fertilizer recommendations), Ben Bowsher on 2018 wheat, and showman Collin Britton of Wood County who recently received a character award from the BEST series.… Continue readingRead More »
The 65th episode of the Ohio Ag Net Podcast, brought to you by AgriGold, joins host Matt Reese alongside Joel Penhorwood and Ty Higgins.
Lake Erie and water quality is the topic of the week after Ohio Governor John Kasich made an executive order on the matter, temporarily surpassing the wishes of agricultural groups.
Interviews in this week’s episode include Ohio Director of Agriculture David Daniels, Ohio Corn and Wheat Executive Director Tadd Nicholson, and Rick Stumpf of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Association.… Continue readingRead More »
High oleic soybean oil is making a bigger splash in a familiar market in response to the FDA’s recently enacted ban on partially hydrogenated oil.
Compared to commodity soybean oil, high oleic soybean oil offers an increased stability for end users, including food manufacturers and restaurants. High oleic soybean oil is just what the food industry needs to comply with the FDA ban and continue to keep customers happy.
The Ohio Ag Net’s Ty Higgins talked with former United Soybean Board Chair and Ohio soybean grower John Motter about the new possibilities of high oleic.… Continue readingRead More »
The Ohio Ag Net Podcast hears from American Soybean Association’s Bret Davis; Roger, Roger, and Mike Zeedyk from Feeding Farmers; Dave Brandt on cover crops and Tricale; and the latest adventures around Ohio’s county fairs.
Joel, Ty, and Matt have all that and more in this week’s podcast brought to you by AgriGold.… Continue readingRead More »
Because of adequate moisture and warmer than normal temperatures across Ohio, the corn crop in many areas is growing very fast this year. Are there any agronomic issues that may come along with the rapid pace of growth?
The Ohio Ag Net’s Ty Higgins caught up with DEKALB/Asgrow Technical Agronomist Roy Ulrich to see if this fast paced growing season is a blessing or a curse.… Continue readingRead More »
According to DTN’s crop disease risk maps, corn fields throughout Ohio are already at a higher risk this year than in the past two years for Gray Leaf Spot, which is a serious crop disease affecting corn plants. Experts are indicating the risk is trending ahead of average by at least 2 weeks. Left untreated, crop diseases put the area’s yields in danger.
The Ohio Ag Net’s Ty Higgins visits with Ben Brame, VP of Ag Platform at DTN, about the maps and how the can be helpful to farmers during an already busy time of year.Read More »
Forget corn getting knee-high by the 4th of July. Many Ohio fields are tasseling this week. Joel Penhorwood checks in with Farm Science Review’s Nate Douridas, Dale Minyo visits with Wyandot County farmer Joe Shaeffer and Matt talks dairy goats with Mark Baden, who recently judged at the National Dairy Goat Show in Columbus. Ty Higgins hosts this week’s podcast, brought to you by AgriGold.Read More »