An important aspect of the growing season for corn is heat units. As DuPont Pioneer’s Kyle Poling tells the Ohio Ag Net’s Ty Higgins in this week’s Field Report, the number of heat units this year’s crop has received has been well ahead from the very beginning.… 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 »
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 »
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 »
To date this season, some Ohio farmers have experienced 200 to 300 percent more rainfall than normal. This amount of moisture, paired with above average temperatures, has created prime conditions for disease development. In particular, frogeye leaf spot. Farmers should be thinking preventative versus reactively when it comes to protecting yield potential from disease. The Ohio Ag Net’s Ty Higgins talked with FMC Agricultural Solutions Senior Technical Sales Manager Joe Reed about prevention and control, as well as return on investment of fungicide applications.… Continue readingRead More »
On Friday, June 29th, the Ohio Pork Council and The Ohio State University Department of Animal Sciences are hosting ‘Pork 509’ – a seminar to discuss pork quality.
Throughout the seminar, faculty at the OSU Department of Animal Sciences will host informational sessions regarding welfare, genetics, meat quality, processing characteristics and more. Attendees will also be able to participate in a hands-on carcass and meat quality assessment, led by Dr. Lyda Garcia and Dr. Eric England. Additional speakers at Pork 509 include Dr. Steve Moeller and Dr. Monique Paris-Garcia. See the days’ agenda here and call 614-882-5887 for registration.
OPC President Rich Deaton visited with the Ohio Ag Net’s Ty Higgins about the event, as well as the importance of early registration as space is limited.… Continue readingRead More »
From corn and soybean fields well on their way, to field needing replanted after a washout rain, DuPont Pioneer’s Ryan Terry is seeing just about everything this time of year. He talks about the variability and what the wet weather in his area is stirring up in soybean fields in this week’s DuPont Pioneer Field Report.… Continue readingRead More »
June 15th has been circled on many calendars in farm country. That is when President Trump will release plans to put tariffs on $50 billion worth of China goods. It is also when soybean farmers will find out how retaliation measures taken by China may impact their bottom line. The Ohio Ag Net’s Ty Higgins has more with Ohio Soybean Association President Allen Armstrong.… Continue readingRead More »
Can corn grow too fast? After many days in the 80’s and 90’s during the month of May, some corn plants did more growing above ground than in the soil. That can cause some early micro-nutrient issues on the corn crop. In this week’s DuPont Pioneer Field Report, Field Agronomist Kyle Poling talked about what he is seeing as he scouts.… Continue readingRead More »
DuPont Pioneer Field Agronomist Kyle Poling covers the west central part of Ohio and parts of his area have been drier than normal as the growing season begins. Poling has come across some fertilizer burn on young corn plants as a results. He gives the Ohio Ag Net’s Ty Higgins the details on what to look for as you evaluate early corn stands and how checking those fields can help evaluate planter performance as well in this week’s DuPont Pioneer Field Report.… Continue readingRead More »
Even though a good part of Ohio has seen some rain recently, there are some parts that haven’t seen a drop in weeks. That may have some farmers wanted to plant a little deeper to try to get that seed to some moisture a little further in the dirt. In this week’s DuPont Pioneer Field Report, Territory Manager Matthew Stroud gives this thoughts on that theory and also shares with the Ohio Ag Net’s Ty Higgins how far along some southern Ohio wheat fields are for this time of year.… Continue readingRead More »