Will Ohio’s 2018 soybean crop be a bin-busting record take-in, as USDA predicts? If harvest continues like it started for Chris Schlumbohm of Logan County, the answer is yes. The Ohio Ag Net’s Ty Higgins went to take a look for himself with the first soybean harvest Cab Cam of 2018, brought to you by Fennig Equipment.… Continue readingRead More »
During Farm Science Review, Field Agronomist Alexandra Knight visited with many growers that have started a little bit of corn and soybean harvest this week. She talks with The Ohio Ag Net’s Ty Higgins for this week’s DuPont Pioneer Field Report about what she is hearing from those growers.… Continue readingRead More »
Dean Cathann Kress is staying busy at the 2018 Farm Science Review. This year marks her second year for the event during her tenure as head of the College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences.
Ohio Ag Net’s Joel Penhorwood catches up with her in this interview.… Continue readingRead More »
While at Farm Science Review, many growers take a look around at new equipment and technology making their ways to the farm. Most say it may not be the right time for a big purchase, but it is nice to know what is available if and when the time to buy arrives. Although buying new gear can wait, but seed can’t. Daniel Call with Seed Consultants visits with the Ohio Ag Net’s Ty Higgins about how farmers are approaching seed buying for 2019.… Continue readingRead More »
Time again for the annual Farm Science Review. Joel, Ty, and Matt join us for this week’s podcast outside of the Ohio’s Country Journal barn on the grounds of the review. The crew encourages you to stop by.
In this week’s podcast, Joel brings back from the trip to Canada a roundtable discussion between Ohio dairy farmers, milk equipment suppliers, and more from the long bus ride back from Canada’s Outdoor Farm Show.
Ty has a conversation in the first corn harvest cab cam of 2018 with Rob McCarley of Pickaway County.
Farm machinery is a major highlight of the Farm Science Review. As such, we hear from Scott Brown of Geringhoff as he gives us a walkaround of the Freedom 15-inch corn head.
All that and more in this week’s podcast (and by the way, it’s Ty’s birthday!)… Continue readingRead More »
Once again at Farm Science Review, Geringhoff will be on display with their unique lineup of combine heads. This year’s addition of the Freedom 15-inch Corn Head will be one of the many pieces of equipment to see at the Farm Science Review’s field demonstrations. Scott Brown takes a look at what the Freedom brings to the table.… Continue readingRead More »
When Rob McCarley and his son first checked the moisture levels of his early planted Pickaway County corn fields he knew they would be close to ready to go, but he had no idea they would be as ready as they were. The McCarley’s quickly started the 2018 harvest season on September 12th. The Ohio Ag Net’s Ty Higgins joined them a couple of days later for the first corn harvest Cab Cam of 2018, brought to you by Fennig Equipment.… Continue readingRead More »
If 2018 proved anything to farmers around Ohio, it certainly proved that there is no such thing as an ideal growing season. As combines begin to roll, DuPont Pioneer Field Agronomist Kyle Poling says farmers may see the effects of too much heat for corn and too much rain for soybeans. The Ohio Ag Net’s Ty Higgins has more in this week’s DuPont Pioneer Field Report.… Continue readingRead More »
This week on the Ohio Ag Net Podcast brought to you by AgriGold, Ty Higgins talks with Richland County Fair Board President Jason Snyder about helping out the Wayne County Fair over the weekend. Dale Minyo visits with Ohio FFA Vice President Holly McClay about the recent ceremony in Fredricktown, Ohio, commemorating the home of the FFA Jacket. Matt Reese sits down with Rick Crawford about his Ohio Century Farm in Adams County. Joel travels to Canada for their farm show in Ontario along with Mick Heiby from Hills Supply to learn about robotic milkers. Then Ty wraps up the podcast talking tissue sampling (and a lot of it) with AgriGold’s John Brien.… Continue readingRead More »
After Ohio corn and soybean fields saw a lot of moisture and hot temperatures in August, September looks to be delivering more of the same as harvest approaches. That, says Matt Hutcheson with Seed Consultants, is a good reason to head to the field and see how the quality of the stalk and the ear is holding up.… Continue readingRead More »
Two school teachers left their careers to start a working farm that would become a day program for adults with disabilities, giving those individuals a chance to have a fulfilling day on the farm with meaning and purpose. Their 3rd Annual Fall Festival is coming up on September 15th! The Ohio Ag Net’s Ty Higgins has more from The HARD Acre Farm in Clark County, Ohio.… Continue readingRead More »
Expanding the farm operation can be an exciting time. It can also be a stressful one. Melanie Strait-Bok, Regional Vice President with Farm Credit Mid-America, visits with the Ohio Ag Net’s Ty Higgins about the land purchasing experience, including how to get started and what challenges to expect in this week’s Financially Speaking with Farm Credit Mid-America.… Continue readingRead More »
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 readingRead More »
DuPont Pioneer Field Agronomist Bradley Ott is getting some calls about yellowing soybeans and corn turning brown. Farmers are concerned about these issues but, as Ott tells the Ohio Ag Net’s Ty Higgins in this week’s DuPont Pioneer Field Report, many of the fields he has checked are changing because their growing season is just about finished.… Continue readingRead More »
This week on the Ohio Ag Net Podcast, Ty Higgins visited Bret Davis on his Delaware County farm. Davis is on the Legislative Committee for the American Soybean Association, so he has some interesting insights on the new Farm Bill, which will be worked out next week, as well as trade issues hampering agriculture.… Continue readingRead More »
At the recent Seed Consultants field day, agronomist Bill McDonald talked with Ohio Ag Net’s Dale Minyo about identifying the different types of weeds in Ohio fields. Differences between waterhemp and palmer amaranth is explained as is the need to take care of the weeds quickly and completely.… Continue readingRead More »