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Beck’s 400 bushel project pushing the limits

Ohio Ag Net was recently at the 2018 Becknology Days at the Beck’s Hybrids headquarters in Indiana. A close-up look at the ongoing Practical Farm Research is a highlight of the annual event. One of the more unique projects being undertaken is that of producing 400-bushel corn with today’s technology. PFR Agronomist Travis Burnett talks with Ohio Ag Net’s Joel Penhorwood about the undertaking.… 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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