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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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Ohio’s Country Journal & Ohio Ag Net Podcast | Ep. 259 | OFBF on the Water Front

Matt, Kolt, and Dusty catch up with Jordan Hoewischer of the Ohio Farm Bureau Federation to discuss water quality within Ohio’s bodies of water. Dale chats with Mike Steenhoek, Executive Director of the Soy Transportation Coalition, to discuss the Senate infrastructure bill passage. All this and more thanks to AgriGold!

00:00 Introduction and OCJ/OAN Staff Update

29:13 Mike Steenhoek from Soy Coalition on infrastructure bill

36:49 Closing

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Ohio’s Country Journal & Ohio Ag Net Podcast | Ep. 258 | Podcast on Podcast with OSU Extension

On this week’s podcast Dusty and Kolt set down with Amanda Douridas and Elizabeth Hawkins of OSU Extension to talk about their podcast “OSU Extension Agronomy Farm Management Podcast.” Matt catches up with Jeff Lentz of Buckeye Online Equipment Auction LLC to talk about the new push for online auctions. Lastly, Andera Flowers of Cargill Sidney, Ohio location talks with Dale about the new crush facility. All this and more thanks to AgriGold!

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Ohio’s Country Journal & Ohio Ag Net Podcast | Ep. 257 | CCA Board Update

Clint Nester, Chairman of Ohio CCA Board and crop consultant with Nester Ag talks with Matt, Dusty, and Kolt about crop progress and updates within the CCA. Kolt then catches up with Adam Goodwin of Bane-Welker Equipment to talk about maintenance, protection, and everything in-between when it comes to hay equipment. The intern crew at GrowNetGen talks with Dale about their outreach when it comings to teaching students about agriculture and soybeans in particular. Lastly, Dale catches up with Tadd Nicholson, Executive Director of the Ohio Corn and Wheat to talk about E-15. All this and more thanks to AgriGold!… Continue reading

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Gov. DeWine requests EPA to allow E15 sales year-round

Ohio Governor Mike DeWine sent a letter to U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Michael Regan asking that the EPA permanently remove restrictions around the sale of 15% ethanol (E15) fuel.

“E15 offers Ohio consumers cleaner emissions, more fuel from renewable sources, and, perhaps most critically, a less expensive fuel option,” DeWine said. “By permanently removing unneeded summertime E15 regulations, we can encourage more Ohio gas stations to offer E15 and give Ohioans an option that provides real gas price relief.”

Earlier this year, the U.S. EPA issued an emergency waiver for 2022, allowing for the sale of E15 during the summer months when environmental regulations typically prohibit its use. Governor DeWine is requesting that the summer waiver become permanent beginning in the summer of 2023.

The Ohio Corn and Wheat Growers Association is celebrating the action.

“Today was a tremendous day for Ohio fuel consumers and the state’s corn farmers alike,” said Ben Klick, president of the Ohio Corn & Wheat Growers Association.… Continue reading

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Ohio’s Country Journal & Ohio Ag Net Podcast | Ep. 256 | Soil Health Savvy

In this podcast brought to you by AgriGold, Mary Griffith of the Soil Health Institute visits with Matt and Dusty about soil health. Matt hears from Marc Erwin on sky-high diesel prices. Dale visits with Jeanne Gogolski, CEO of Education Products and the originator of the GrowNextGen program. Finally, Matt visits with Dr. Todd Price on site selection for swine facilities. All of that and more all thanks to AgriGold!… Continue reading

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