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Ohio’s Country Journal & Ohio Ag Net Ohio Ag Net Podcast | Ep. 126 | Revitalizing Plumb Hall, National FFA Office, and Fake Meat

In this episode of the Ohio Ag Net Podcast brought to you by AgriGold, Matt, Dale, and Kolt are joined by the chair of the Animal Sciences Department at The Ohio State University, Dr. John Foltz. The podcast comes to you this week from inside of Plumb Hall on Ohio State’s College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences campus. There, the Animal Sciences department is showing off their newly revitalized space.

Also on the podcast, Matt talks to Dr. Lyda Garcia of Ohio State regarding the fake meat and the impossible burger that has been popping up. OCJ FFA reporter Meredith Oglesby sits down with Ohio FFA’s National Officer Candidate, Kolesen McCoy.… Continue reading

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Ohio Ag Net Podcast | Ep. 124 | Frost and the Fairfield County Fair

Dale, Matt and Kolt in today on the Ohio Ag Net Podcast powered by AgriGold. Matt gives us an update on his thirty animals that his two kids exhibited at the Fairfield County Fair. In between his estimated 70 miles walked, Matt found time to catch up with Trish Preston of Ohio State’s College of Food, Agricultural and Environmental Sciences.

The crew talks about the frost and what that means for the crops. We get an update from Dale who visits with Corey Cockerill of Wilmington College on their visit day. Matt and Dale catch up with two ladies from John Deere on the opportunities for ladies in Agriculture.… Continue reading

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Ohio Ag Net Podcast | Ep. 123 | Cover Crops & Agritourism

Matt is out this week at the county fair so the podcast duties are left to the broadcast team. Bart, Dale, Dusty, and Kolt have the honors this week all thanks to AgriGold. We get an update on crops from different part of the state and talk about National 4-H Week, and farmers supporting farmers.

Featured on the podcast this week, Matt sent back a few interviews. One is with Nathan Brause from Crawford County talking about his cover crops and no-till as well as Cody Beacom with Bird Agronomics talking about cover crops. We also get an update from Peggy Hall on Ohio’s agritourism laws. All of that and more on the podcast!… Continue reading

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Ohio Ag Net Podcast | Ep. 122 | Mental Health and Farming Naked

Dale, Matt and Kolt are with you this week. Matt needs to clear the air on his farming naked shirt and Dale recaps the latest USDA stock report.

During the Farm Science Review, Matt sat down with OCJ Marketing Specialist Risë Labig to chat with Jolene Brown about farm stress and mental health. Dusty joins us with an interview with Barry McGraw of the Ohio Soybean Council, and we meet Luke Crumley, the new Director of Public Policy and Nutrient Management for the Ohio Corn and Wheat Growers Association.… Continue reading

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Ohio Ag Net Podcast | Ep. 121| Farm Science Review: New Hats and Soiled Underpants

In this special “Farm Science Review wrap up” episode of the Ohio Ag Net Podcast the crew is back together to talk about their week at Farm Science Review. Matt is excited about the new podcast contraption, and uses it to talk about farm stress and mental health, renewable fuels, and soiled underpants. Bart catches up with some folks with agronomy, and several jokes are made about Matt’s new hat.… Continue reading

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Ohio Ag Net Podcast | Ep. 119 | Crop Tour Debriefing, Cultivating a Cure

The latest episode of the Ohio Ag Net Podcast, sponsored by AgriGold, brings together Kolt Buchenroth, Matt Reese, and Joel Penhorwood to talk the latest in Ohio agriculture and beyond. Joel recaps the Pro Farmer Midwest Crop Tour with western leg reporter Dustin Hoffmann of the Iowa Agribusiness Radio Network, Matt catches up with Between the Rows farmers Lamar Liming and Dylan Baer, and Dusty Sonnenberg hears from Ty Higgins on the Cultivating a Cure program. All that and much more in the Ohio Ag Net latest podcast!… Continue reading

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Ohio Ag Net Podcast | Ep. 118 | We’re back from the 2019 Ohio Crop Tour

The 118th episode of the Ohio Ag Net Podcast, sponsored by AgriGold, includes hosts Matt Reese, Kolt Buchenroth, Bart Johnson, and Dusty Sonnenburg. On today’s podcast the team share their experiences about the Ohio Crop Tour. Dusty speaks with Congressman Bob Latta about the stresses farmers are going through this year. Dusty also shares information about upcoming Forage Field Days in Ohio. Finally, Joel gives us an update on the Pro Farmer Midwest Crop Tour.… Continue reading

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Ohio Ag Net Podcast | Ep. 117 | The team prepares for the Ohio Crop Tour.

The 117th episode of the Ohio Ag Net Podcast, sponsored by AgriGold. includes hosts Joel Penhorwood, Matt Reese, Kolt Buchenroth, and Bart Johnson. On today’s episode, the team discusses their upcoming plans for the Ohio Crop Tour. Matt gets a dry farm update with Dylan Baer and Andrew Armstrong, our Between the Rows farmers. Finally, we hear from Katherine Bell, an ag teacher at Liberty Center, who talks with Dale Minyo about her experiences as an educator.… Continue reading

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Ohio Ag Net Podcast | Ep. 116 | Dusty brains and new team member Dusty Sonnenburg.

The 116th episode of the Ohio Ag Net Podcast, sponsored by AgriGold, includes hosts Joel Penhorwood, Matt Reese, Kolt Buchenroth, Bart Johnson and new team member Dusty Sonnenburg. On today’s episode, the crew gets back into their normal routine after the 2019 Ohio State Fair. In the busy week of the state fair, Matt spoke with Governor Mike Dewine and Lamb and Wool Ambassador Emma Preston about their personal experiences at the state fair.… Continue reading

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Ohio Ag Net Podcast | Ep. 115 | The Ohio State Fair with Dean Kress

The 115th episode of the Ohio Ag Net Podcast, sponsored by AgriGold, includes host Matt Reese and Kolt Buchenroth. On today’s episode, the podcast is at the Ohio State Fair and we have a special guest. Dean of the College of Food, Agriculture, and Environmental Sciences, Dr. Cathann A. Kress stopped by to talk about the Dean’s Charity Steer Show. Dale and Joel got interviews from the Grand and Reserve Champion of the market lamb show, Paige Pence and Grant Johnson. Matt also speaks with Brooke Beam about the Germinate International Film Fest in Highland County. Finally, Joel gets a chance to talk with the Superintendent of the sheep barn at the Ohio State Fair, Tim Barnes.… Continue reading

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Ohio Ag Net Podcast | Ep. 114 | Soaking up the sun with solar panels and ice cold milk

The 114th episode of the Ohio Ag Net Podcast, sponsored by AgriGold, includes hosts Joel Penhorwood, Dale Minyo, and Kolt Buchenroth. On today’s podcast, Joel and Dale discuss the growing interest of solar technology with Eli Mast of Mast Farm Service and Sheldon Stutzman of Paradise Energy Solutions. Joel talks with Kelsey Turner from the Ohio Farm Bureau about the Young Ag Professionals Event and how to participate. The podcast has interviews from Kyle Vantillburg and Jetse Boersma on MVP Dairy where they talk with Matt Reese about the farm and the dairy industry. Matt gets an update from the Between the Rows farmers Dylan Baer and Nathan Brown and the boys guess this year’s Ohio State Fair butter sculpture.… Continue reading

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Ohio Farm Bureau News Update | June 26, 2019 | Ohio Working Lands Sign Up, disaster declarations and more

Welcome to this week’s news roundup from Ohio Farm Bureau. Click here for our front page news and information, sponsored by the Ohio Farm Bureau Federation.

If you’re a member, thank you for your support. Be sure to take advantage of all of your member benefits, including the updated Ohio Landowner Toolkit.

If you’re not a member (or need to renew your membership), this is your invitation to joinLearn more about membership or contact your county Farm Bureau.

Current News

Ohio asks USDA for disaster declarations

Gov. Mike DeWine has formally asked the U.S. Department of Agriculture for a disaster declaration following a devastatingly wet spring. Ohio Farm Bureau strongly encourages farmers who have had difficulty planting their 2019 crops to share their situation with the county Farm Service Agency office as soon as possible. The information provided will assist them in determining if a Disaster Declaration request would be applicable for that county.… Continue reading

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Ohio Ag Net Podcast | Ep. 107 | Prevent Plant, Dairy Month, and County Fairs

The 107th episode of the Ohio Ag Net Podcast, sponsored by AgriGold, with hosts Matt Reese, Dale Minyo and Kolt Buchenroth Starts off with an update from Keith Summers of of Leist Mercantile on prevent plant. He also talks with Devin Cain to celebrate dairy month.

Kolt Buchenroth talks with Representative Don Jones (R-Glenford) about House Bill 6 and how it relates to Ohio’s county fairs. Matt speaks with Tom Ramsey about barley that’s being grown in Ohio. Plus, the whole group’s analysis of the current weather conditions and trying to put a little positive spin on the depressing situation.… Continue reading

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