A look at the long-term forecast shows the possibility for a lot of progress with soybean harvest across Ohio this week. In this week’s DuPont Pioneer Field Report, the Ohio Ag Net’s Ty Higgins visits with Territory Manager David Miller (Fairfield, Perry, Licking, Knox, Muskingum and Coshocton Counties) about early yield results, crop conditions and ways to make this harvest season a safe one.… Continue readingRead More »
What are some ways that farmers can optimize credit in times of tight cash flow? Doug Cox, Regional Vice President of Ag Lending with Farm Credit Mid-America looks into that question.Read More »
The second week of Feeding Farmers in the Field, fall edition took the Ohio Ag Net crew to Allen County to the operation of Mike Ballinger and family. The corn, soybean, and beef operation has a wide range of tractors around the property, with Mike involved in repairing and restoring certain equipment. Dale Minyo talks with him about the farm and the year behind us.Read More »
This week on the Ohio Ag Net Podcast, brought to you by AgriGold, Joel has a cat-astrophe that causes a wardrobe malfunction. Matt Reese visits with freshwater prawn farmer Don Maloney of Fairfield County and Ty Higgins visits with Preble County farmer Keith Kemp about biotech access, or lack thereof, for farmers.Read More »
The first week of the 2017 fall edition of Feeding Farmers in the Field took the crew of Ohio Ag Net to Auglaize County where father and son duo Virgil and Darrin Wilt run their corn and soybean operation together. Dale Minyo visited with Virgil on the year as harvest has recently gotten underway.… Continue readingRead More »
Like many farmers, Fayette County’s Wes Montgomery wasn’t expecting much as he started the combine up and headed for the corn rows. But as he tells the Ohio Ag Net’s Ty Higgins in this Cab Cam brought to you by Fennig Equipment, things are quite a bit better than anticipated in his part of the state.… Continue readingRead More »
Many farmers across the Buckeye State are making a lot of progress when it comes to harvesting soybeans. The hot, dry early fall weather is causing the moisture levels of soybeans to be lower than they should be for optimum yield. In this week’s DuPont Pioneer Field Report, the Ohio Ag Net’s Ty Higgins visits with Field Agronomist Ryan Terry about the implications of harvesting low moisture soybeans.… Continue readingRead More »
Commodity prices are low and many operation’s profit margins are tight. So, how can farmers find financial opportunities in years like this one? Doug Cox, Regional Vice President of Ag Lending with Farm Credit Mid-America has some suggestions.Read More »
While the majority of Ohio saw more rain than needed during the 2017 growing season, the southeast part of the state had one of the most idea growing conditions Eric Brooks has seen in a while. The Ohio Ag Net’s Ty Higgins traveled to Athens County to ride along with Brooks and talked about farming river bottoms, this year’s bumper crop and marketing strategies in the latest Cab Cam, brought to you by Fennig Equipment.… Continue readingRead More »
Ty Higgins spent Tuesday chasing dust (and a lot of it) as harvest begins to ramp up across Ohio. He made a stop in Wyandot County to visit with Kyle Brown for a Cab Cam, brought to you by Fennig Equipment. Kyle and his Dad have a hog operation in addition to row crops and the work load seems just about right for the two of them. Ty finds out how the growing season fared in their part of the state and how soybean harvest is going early on.… Continue readingRead More »
It was a full house for this week’s Ohio Ag Net Podcast, brought to you by AgriGold. Host Ty Higgins is joined by Dale Minyo, Matt Reese, Joel Penhorwood and Bart Johnson to recap Farm Science Review and harvest starting up. Matt visits with Cathann A. Kress, Vice President for Agricultural Administration and Dean, College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences as she experienced her first Review last week. Joel visits with Tracy Kitchel about 100 years of the Department of Agricultural Communication, Education, and Leadership, or ACEL. And Ty calls up Phil Jennings with Kinze to get some grain cart maintenance tips as farmers get geared up for a busy harvest.
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A trip down Equipment Ave. at the 2017 Farm Science Review will find a variety of equipment from Salford Group. Adam Fennig of Fennig Equipment gives a walkthrough of the specialized equipment offered by the company, from both the tillage and cover crop seeding aspects.
Dave Gunkelman takes us on a walkaround of the BBI spreaders found at the Salford Group booth during the 2017 FSR. The review runs through the 21st. Be sure to stop by booth 200 for more information.Read More »
In this video, Dale Everman of Homan Inc. talks with Ohio Ag Net about the company’s equipment on display at the 2017 Farm Science Review. Special focus this year is being paid to the Titan Toolbar, a piece of manure spreading machinery ideal for the needs of modern livestock operations.
A thorough walkaround and explanation of the ins and outs of the piece is available in this piece.Read More »
Matt Davis, a Vice President of AgriBusiness with Farm Credit Mid-America, visits with the Ohio Ag Net’s Ty Higgins about how farmers can develop a successful operation. In part 2 of their conversation, Davis talks about how balancing family living expenses and knowing your family’s living costs is critical to your operation’s success.… Continue readingRead More »
On display at this year’s Farm Science Review, the Geringhoff Truflex Razor combine header brings the unique care of draper technology with the immense flexibility needed in today’s modern farming. In addition to a foot of flex travel on each wing, the reel has three sections, giving higher visibility from the operator’s perspective when compared with most reels — split down the middle — obstructing the view of the driver. Those are some of the offerings that Geringhoff’s Scott Brown says sets the Truflex Razor apart from other’s on the market, detailed in this video ahead of next week’s Farm Science Review where equipment of all kinds is on display.… Continue readingRead More »
Because of the extended planting window that the 2017 Spring forced on farmers, some corn is just about ready to go and some corn has quite a ways to go. What are some causes for concern when it comes to the later planted fields. Brodbeck Seeds Regional Agronomist Denny Wickham has some insights.… Continue readingRead More »