Ethan Weir from Wyandot County exhibited the Reserve Grand Champion Pen of Meat Chickens at the 2014 Ohio State Fair. The Ohio Ag Net’s Ty Higgins talked with Ethan shortly after his name was called.… Continue readingRead More »
Throughout the pollination stage, the cooler weather around Ohio is very welcomed, but is there such a thing as a summer that is too cool for the state’s corn and soybean crops? Ty Higgins finds out in this week’s DuPont Pioneer Field Report with Account Manager Jim Stucke.… Continue readingRead More »
CME Group and the National 4-H Council, along with OSU Extension, partnered to create the Commodity Carnival, a fun learning activity for students to experience managing the business risks associated with producing and bringing livestock to market. The game, which made a stop at The Ohio State Fair on Thursday, aims to build greater literacy in agricultural science and economics at state and county fairs.
The Commodity Carnival consists of three activities that guide participants through the process of producing and selling livestock: grow your livestock, sell your livestock and win a ribbon. Game participants raised a hog during the 2013 season. This year, participants will grow and sell a steer.
Joel Penhorwood stopped by the game’s location in the Ag/Hort building to learn more.… Continue readingRead More »
The middle part of summer and the halfway point of the growing season has a reputation of bringing many challenges to Ohio’s corn and soybean fields. In this week’s DuPont Pioneer Field Report, Account Manager Barry Rodeheffer visits with Ty Higgins about the different stresses that may be put in crops in the weeks ahead.… Continue readingRead More »
The Midwest has enjoyed “San Diego” type weather, sunny skies and high temperatures in the 70’s, for a good part of the week. In this week’s DuPont Pioneer Field Report, Account Manager Eric Miller tells Ty Higgins that Mother Nature couldn’t have timed this weather any better for Ohio’s pollinating corn crop. They also cover the weather’s impact on disease pressures and the opportunity for double crop soybeans in North Central Ohio in this week’s report.… Continue readingRead More »
Just over a week after USDA released a bearish Grain Stocks Report that pushed the soybean market sharply lower, the Department hit the markets again with the July World Ag Supply and Demand (WASDE) report. Ty Higgins goes over the report, and the different philosophies behind the newly appointed powers that put the report together, with Mike Zuzolo from Global Commodity Analytics.… Continue readingRead More »
It was very unusual that some 4th of July celebrations required a jacket as a cooler weather pattern set in over the holiday weekend, and some are wondering if Ohio’s corn crop is getting the Growing Degree Units, or GDUs, it needs to develop properly? Account Manager Bradley Ott gives Ty Higgins his thoughts on the topic in this week’s DuPont Pioneer Field Report.… Continue readingRead More »
The 8-day 2014 Clinton County Fair was visited by the crew of the Ohio Ag Net on Monday, July 7th. The fair was busy with hog and poultry shows throughout the day while Dale Minyo did his midday broadcast from the event.
Kyle Wilson presented a check on behalf of AgriGold for $1,000 to the Clinton County Jr. Fair Board. Below are several pictures from the day’s activities.… Continue readingRead More »
As Ohio’s wheat crop gets closer to harvest time, there are many things to take into account to make sure you get the best yields possible. Combine setup and wheat harvest tips are part of this week’s DuPont Pioneer Field Report as Ty Higgins visits with Account Manager Kevin Forrest.… Continue readingRead More »
Now that the side dressing and spraying is done it’s time to scout your corn fields to see how your planter performed and to find out what you can improve on for next years corn crop. Evaluating your emergence is one of the best ways to assess your planters infield performance, as AgriGold Hybrids’ Agronomist John Brien explains in this video.… Continue readingRead More »