Ohio Ag Net Podcast | Episode 74 | Tough markets, great harvest

The 74th episode of the Ohio Ag Net Podcast brings the whole crew together after another exciting Farm Science Review.

Several conversations are had in today’s podcast, brought to you by AgriGold.

Ty Higgins talks with Bennett and Lisa Musselman about Ohio Farm Bureau’s Young Ag Professionals program.

Joel Penhorwood hears from grain merchandiser Jon Scheve, talking in-depth about current and future market conditions and how farmers are positioned going into harvest.

Matt Reese converses with Eric Leindecker, chairman of Fueling the Cure about a major fundraising milestone.

Dale Minyo discusses the beef industry with Clint Walenciak with Certified Angus Beef.

All that and more from the crew in this podcast.… Continue reading

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Farm Economics Changing Dynamic of Seed Purchasing

While at Farm Science Review, many growers take a look around at new equipment and technology making their ways to the farm. Most say it may not be the right time for a big purchase, but it is nice to know what is available if and when the time to buy arrives. Although buying new gear can wait, but seed can’t. Daniel Call with Seed Consultants visits with the Ohio Ag Net’s Ty Higgins about how farmers are approaching seed buying for 2019.… Continue reading

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Ohio Ag Net Podcast | Episode 73 | Farm Science Review!

Time again for the annual Farm Science Review. Joel, Ty, and Matt join us for this week’s podcast outside of the Ohio’s Country Journal barn on the grounds of the review. The crew encourages you to stop by.

In this week’s podcast, Joel brings back from the trip to Canada a roundtable discussion between Ohio dairy farmers, milk equipment suppliers, and more from the long bus ride back from Canada’s Outdoor Farm Show.

Ty has a conversation in the first corn harvest cab cam of 2018 with Rob McCarley of Pickaway County.

Farm machinery is a major highlight of the Farm Science Review. As such, we hear from Scott Brown of Geringhoff as he gives us a walkaround of the Freedom 15-inch corn head.

All that and more in this week’s podcast (and by the way, it’s Ty’s birthday!)… Continue reading

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Ohio crops may see effects of too much heat for corn, too much rain for beans

If 2018 proved anything to farmers around Ohio, it certainly proved that there is no such thing as an ideal growing season. As combines begin to roll, DuPont Pioneer Field Agronomist Kyle Poling says farmers may see the effects of too much heat for corn and too much rain for soybeans. The Ohio Ag Net’s Ty Higgins has more in this week’s DuPont Pioneer Field Report.… Continue reading

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Ohio Ag Net Podcast | Episode 72 | County Fair Teamwork, FFA Jacket Origins and Dairy Robots

This week on the Ohio Ag Net Podcast brought to you by AgriGold, Ty Higgins talks with Richland County Fair Board President Jason Snyder about helping out the Wayne County Fair over the weekend. Dale Minyo visits with Ohio FFA Vice President Holly McClay about the recent ceremony in Fredricktown, Ohio, commemorating the home of the FFA Jacket. Matt Reese sits down with Rick Crawford about his Ohio Century Farm in Adams County. Joel travels to Canada for their farm show in Ontario along with Mick Heiby from Hills Supply to learn about robotic milkers. Then Ty wraps up the podcast talking tissue sampling (and a lot of it) with AgriGold’s John Brien.… Continue reading

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Yield Potential May Change As Season Wraps Up

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 reading

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Ohio Ag Net Podcast | Episode 69 | It’s crop tour time!

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 reading

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Ohio Ag Net Podcast | Episode 68 | State Fair wraps up and high oleic soybeans get going

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 reading

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