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Corn Harvest Cab Cam – Bob Forry

The long stretch of great harvest conditions were about to come to an end when Ty Higgins of The Ohio Ag Net met up with Marion County farmer Bob Forry in Kirkpatrick, Ohio. Forry was nice enough to stop for a bit to do a Cab Cam. Bob’s twin boys had to head back to Ohio State, so his wife was handling cart duties for the first time in over 25 years. Find out more about how Forry’s harvest is coming along and see his impressive Massey Ferguson toy collection!

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Corn Havest Cab Cam – Jeff Roehm

There are still quite a few corn and soybean acres to be run in south central Ohio. As The Ohio Ag Net’s Ty Higgins made his way down Route 62 he ran in to Leesburg farmer Jeff Roehm. After almost 3 full weeks without a wheel turning, Roehm is now through with his beans and started hitting the corn hard on October 27th, 2014.… Continue reading

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Keep miscues at a minimum through the delayed harvest

With every rain event that sweeps through the Midwest, farmers are becoming more frustrated and anxious as harvest gets further and further delayed.  Bradley Ott, an Account Manager with DuPont Pioneer has some helpful tips when it comes to safety on the farm and best practices in the field during a later than expected harvest season, in this week’s DuPont Pioneer Field Report.… Continue reading

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Feeding Farmers Week #4 – Smith Farms

For the 4th and final week of Feeding Farmers in the Field, Dale Minyo and Ty Higgins from the Ohio Ag Net headed to Wapakoneta where winner Mike Smith and his family farm 900 acres of corn, soybeans and wheat and have 250 head of Jerseys, 130 of them milkers. Harvest has been slow going for Mike, but the silage he got was some of the best he has ever had.… Continue reading

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Growing season stresses being seen at harvest

Throughout the 2014 growing season, Ohio’s corn and soybean fields have been put through the test of variable conditions that put stresses on the crop that are being seen as harvest continues. Account Manager Kevin Forrest talks about how his area of Logan, Champaign and Union Counties saw a wide range of conditions that are cause for some concern as harvest drags on. Listen to his thoughts in this week’s DuPont Pioneer Field Report.… Continue reading

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Corn, corn and more corn

After what many analysts would consider a neutral report from USDA on Friday, the corn and soybean markets finished the week with double-digit losses. Jon Scheve, grain merchandiser with Superior Feed Ingredients, thinks the market will continue the downward trend early in the week as farmers continue to bring in a corn crop that does not yet have a place to go. Here is more of Scheve’s interview with The Ohio Ag Net’s Ty Higgins.… Continue reading

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Feeding Farmers Week #3 – Kill Farms

Week #3 of Feeding Farmers took Dale Minyo and Ty Higgins from The Ohio Ag Net to the southern part of Allen County near Spencerville. They, along with T-102, took lunch to the farm of Jeff Kill. Jeff is getting ready to begin his harvest season this weekend. He, his dad and his sons oversee close to 400 acres in the area.… Continue reading

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Feeding Farmers Week #2 – Allmandinger Farms

Week #2 of Feeding Farmers in the Field took The Ohio Ag Net’s Dale Minyo and Ty Higgins to Ohio City, Ohio in Van Wert County to Allmandinger Farms. This 3 generation family farm grows soybeans and popcorn and grandson Matt has also taken on a straw operation. Ron is beginning to retire and his son, Dave is starting to take over most of the farm duties. Learn more about the farm with this video.… Continue reading

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Soybeans may be more ready than they look

As farmers began the 2014 harvest season in September, they may have been holding off on getting into the soybean fields because of quite a few leaves still on the stem, only to find out that the moisture of those fields may have been as low as 11% at the time. In this week’s DuPont Pioneer Field Report, Account Manager Troy Putnam tells Ty Higgins why he thinks that is going on this year.… Continue reading

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