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Keys to picking the right numbers for 2017

After the past couple of years, consistency is not a word that is used often when it comes to growing seasons in Ohio. Account Manager Kevin Forrest says consistency for DuPont Pioneer products in his area of Logan, Champaign and Union Counties is helping farmers choose the right hybrids and varieties for 2017. He shares more details with The Ohio Ag Net’s Ty Higgins in this DuPont Pioneer Field Report.… Continue reading

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2016 not the disaster some farmers were expecting in Ohio

In the middle of summer, farmers in DuPont Pioneer Account Manager Micah Herron’s territory of Miami, Shelby, Auglaize and Darke Counties would have called what they were seeing in their corn and soybean fields a disaster. Now that harvest is complete, that tune has changed for that part of Ohio. Herron discusses the 2016 season with The Ohio Ag Net’s Ty Higgins in this week’s DuPont Pioneer Field Report.… Continue reading

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High oleic soybeans available in Southern Ohio in 2017

By now, farmers across Ohio have heard of high oleic soybeans and the advantages they possess, but for years they have only been available for Northern Ohio farmers to plant. That will change in 2017.

Deciding to grow high oleic soybeans is a business decision, and each farmer has to decide what is best for his or her operation. Piketon, Ohio grower Dan Corcoran is on the United Soybean Board and he is going through that decision process right now.

Corcoran visits with The Ohio Ag Net’s Ty Higgins about the factors that will go in to deciding whether or not to add high oleic soybeans to his operation next year.… Continue reading

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Planting soybeans in 2017 for agronomic and economic reasons

For DuPont Pioneer Account Manager Matthew Stroud’s territory of Clark, Madison, Fayette and Green Counties, stalk rot issues in many corn fields may have farmers considering putting soybeans in those fields for 2017. As Stroud mentions in this week’s DuPont Pioneer Field Report, that decision may be easier to make from an economic standpoint as well. The Ohio Ag Net’s Ty Higgins has more.… Continue reading

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As harvest continues, field work begins

What DuPont Pioneer Account Manager Derek Hunker is seeing in Seneca, Crawford and Wyandot Counties is very similar to what is happening in many parts of Ohio this year. He says corn yields are a little sub-par and soybeans are outstanding. He visits with The Ohio Ag Net’s Ty Higgins about what this might mean for 2017 crop purchases and they discuss some of the field work going on in that part of the state for this week’s DuPont Pioneer Field Report.… Continue reading

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North Central Ohio rains could double soybean yields

For DuPont Pioneer Account Manager Derek Hunker’s territory of Seneca, Crawford and Wyandot Counties, the summer was not friendly to corn and soybean fields. The corn, probably 2 to 3 weeks from harvest, has suffered pollination issues and tip back, but the soybean crop that was once struggling could have benefited from yield doubling rains in August. The Ohio Ag Net’s Ty Higgins has more in this week’s DuPont Pioneer Field Report.… Continue reading

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A time to be checking fields for drought, rain results

The recent rains across the state have brought a visual comfort to many farmers, seeing the good the rain has done through green pastures, lawns, and outstretched leaves. DuPont Pioneer account manager Kevin Forrest says though the rain was much needed, it may have come too late for many places. His territory covers Logan, Champaign, and Union Counties where he tells Ohio Ag Net’s Joel Penhorwood that the results of the dry stretch are clear.… Continue reading

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