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Ohio’s Country Journal & Ohio Ag Net Podcast | Ep. 266 | SCN in Ohio

This week Matt and Dusty sit down with Horacio Lopez-Nicora, Assistant Professor of Nematology, Soybean Pathology, and Agronomy at The Ohio State University. He talks about soybean cyst nematode in Ohio’s fields. Matt then chats with Kevin Miller of Oakridge Realty and Auction Co. to talk about auctions and land size in Ohio. Dusty stops in at the Lorain County Fair to chat with Kim Meyers who is the Fair Director to talk about the Fairs Forever Campaign. All this and more thanks to AgriGold!

00:00 Intro and OCJ/OAN Staff Update

32:16 Kevin Miller –  Auctioneer

41:32 Kim Meyers –  Lorain County Fair  

45:53 Closing… Continue reading

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Ohio’s Country Journal & Ohio Ag Net Podcast | Ep. 265 | Crop Tour or Ice Cream Tour?

Matt and Dusty sit down with Greg LaBarge of OSU Extension and Mark Warner a farmer in Richland County who were both along for the 2022 Ohio Crop Tour. They talk about what they saw when it came to crop conditions while on their tour. Dale then catches up with the GrowNextGen crew to talk about their chickenology event. Dusty joins Craig Riedel who is the 82nd District Ohio House Representative to talk about Ohio agriculture and H2Ohio. All this and more thanks to AgriGold!

00:00 Intro and OCJ/OAN Staff Update

22:41 GrowNextGen – Chickenology  

48:41 Craig Riedel – Ohio House Representative

55:25 Closing… Continue reading

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Ohio’s Country Journal & Ohio Ag Net Podcast | Ep. 264 | Ohio Crop Progress

Matt is joined with Sam Custer of OSU Extension and Jerry Bambauer a farmer and Ohio Soybean Association Member to talk about Crop Progress around the state of Ohio. Dale chats with Kyla McCoy, Patrick Miller, and Mekenzie Jolliff all GrowNextGen Staff about their time at the Ohio State Fair. Matt catches up with Matt Konieczka of Bane-Welker to talk about preparing for the harvest season. Jerry Happy an Ohio Pork Producer sits down with Matt to discuss the Rib Off at the Ohio State Fair and the pork industry. All this and more thanks to AgriGold!

00:00 Intro and OCJ/OAN Staff Update

17:12 GrowNextGen – Ohio State Fair

31:02 Bane-Welker  

35:53 Jerry Happy – Ohio Pork Producer

39:12 Closing   … Continue reading

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Ohio’s Country Journal & Ohio Ag Net Podcast | Ep. 263 | All Things Ohio State Fair

On this week’s podcast Matt sits down with Jeff Reese, Marketing Specialist at the Ohio Ag Net and Ohio Country Journal, Laura Wuebker, Ohio Farm Bureau Ambassador and Ohio Ag Net Intern, and Jake Zajkowski, Ohio Farm Bureau Intern. Matt, Jeff, Laura, and Jake talk all things Ohio State Fair from the Land and Living building sponsored by the Ohio Farm Bureau Federation to the Rib Off and all things in-between. Dale sits down with Farm Credit Mid-America Staff at Eaton where they talk about their Growing Forward Program to help young farmers navigate the challenges they may face. Scott Higgins, CEO of the American Dairy Association Mideast also joins Dale to talk about the Butter Cow at the Ohio State Fair and the dairy industry. All this and more thanks to AgriGold!

00:00 Intro and OCJ/OAN Staff Update

17:14 Farm Credit Mid-America Staff

28:03 Scott Higgins – ADAME

49:46 Closing… Continue reading

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Ohio’s Country Journal & Ohio Ag Net Podcast | Ep. 262 | Dean’s Steer Show – Good Steers, Good Cause

Matt, Dusty, and Dale sit down with Dean Cathann Kress, who is the Dean of the College of Food, Agriculture, and Environmental Science at The Ohio State University to talk about the Dean Charity Steer Show at the Ohio State Fair. Dale also catches up with Kirt Walker, CEO of Nationwide, to discuss his role in the Dean Charity Steer Show. The GrowNextGen Staff of the Ohio Soybean Council talk with Dale about their activities at the Ohio State Fair. Matt then chats with Braden Moore who is a 4-H Dad in Fairfield County and Delaney Moore who is a 4-H and FFA Member also in Fairfield County about the importance of showing livestock amid growing input cost. All this and more thanks to AgriGold! 

0:00:00 Intro and OCJ/OAN Staff Update

0:25:19 Kirt Walker – CEO Nationwide

0:31:33 GrowNextGen Staff

0:41:43 Braden Moore – 4-H Dad

0:52:14 Delaney Moore – 4-H and FFA Member

1:00:42 Closing… Continue reading

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Ohio’s Country Journal & Ohio Ag Net Podcast | Ep. 261 | The Ohio State Fair is Here Again

On this week’s podcast Alicia Shoults, Assistant General Manager of the Ohio State Fair and Laura Wuebker, Ohio Ag net Intern, sit down with Matt to discuss all things Ohio State Fair. Matt also catches up with Harley Jackson, who is an auctioneer. Luke Crumley and Ben Klick both of the Ohio Corn and Wheat Growers Association talk with Matt about the recent Corn Congress. All this and more thanks to AgriGold! 

00:00 Intro and OCj/OAN Staff Update

24:50 Harley Jackson – Auctioneer

33:41 Luke Crumley – Ohio Corn and Wheat

46:43 Ben Klick – Ohio Corn and Wheat

52:25 Closing… Continue reading

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Ohio’s Country Journal & Ohio Ag Net Podcast | Ep. 260 | Become a Farming Advocate

Stephanie Singer of The Nature Conservancy joins Matt, Dusty, and Kolt on the podcast to talk about the Farmer Advocate Program. Dale chats with Shelby Russell of Trumbull Career and Technical Center and Jane Hunt, Director of Education with Education Projects, to talk about the GrowNextGen program. Marv Ulmet, Territory Application Specialist at Bane Welker, also catches up with Dale to discuss manure equipment. All this and more thanks to AgriGold!

00:00 Introduction and OCJ/OAN Staff Update

20:25 Shelby Russell and Jane Hunt – GrowNextGen

41:06 Marv Ulmet of Bane Welker 

51:27 Closing

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