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Farmers in North Central Ohio getting N on when they can

For growers in the North Central part of Ohio, from the Mansfield area to Lorain County and across to Medina, it has been wet all spring. Account Manager Doug House told Ty Higgins that farmers have been getting in to apply nitrogen when they see a window to do so, but excess moisture and ponding are causing concerns for that area. Get more info in this week’s DuPont Pioneer Field Report.… Continue reading

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Wide range of crop maturity in northwest Ohio

The crew of the Ohio Ag Net recently made a trip across northwestern Ohio where they viewed a wide range of crop progress for corn and soybean fields that span from just emerged to well advanced. Wheat fields also varied quite a bit in their maturity. The following are pictures from various points around northwest Ohio all taken on June 18th, 2014.… Continue reading

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Technology and a personal touch set Encirca apart

Encirca View and Encirca View Premium are new services offered by DuPont Pioneer that make it easy to record, organize, and share crop observations. Using a convenient mobile app, your notes are automatically geo-referenced, so you can pinpoint improvements and layer information field by field. Encirca CSA Andrew Bond tells Ty Higgins why this technology, along with help from he and his Encirca colleagues, is a game-changer for agriculture.… Continue reading

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Ohio wheat: A tale of two crops

Variable conditions in the late winter and early spring across the state is not the only reason for a wide range of yields coming from Ohio’s wheat crop. According to Seed Consultants Director of Agronomic Services, Bill Mullen, looking back to last fall’s planting dates will provide a sure cause for some great and not-so-great wheat stands as we approach harvest time. Ty Higgins has more in the audio clip above.… Continue reading

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Hintz Farms – Feeding Farmers Week #3

The week #3 winner of the 2014 Feeding Farmers in the Field, courtesy of AgriGold and Ohio Ag Net, is Hintz Farms of Fairfield County. The corn, soybean, and wheat operation is situated southeast of Lancaster, Ohio.

Dale Minyo spoke to John Hintz about the family operation, covering several topics ranging from an overall look of the farm to their brand new Kinze planter and its use during planting.… Continue reading

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Hintz Farms – 2014 Feeding Farmers Week 3

The week #3 winner of the 2014 Feeding Farmers in the Field, courtesy of AgriGold and Ohio Ag Net, is Hintz Farms of Fairfield County. The corn, soybean, and wheat operation is situated southeast of Lancaster, Ohio.

Dale Minyo spoke to John Hintz about the family operation, covering several topics ranging from an overall look of the farm to their brand new Kinze planter and its use during planting season.… Continue reading

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NW Ohio corn looking great, beans may need a redo

In this week’s DuPont Pioneer Field Report Trent Brisby, an Account Manager for Putnam, Paulding, Van Wert and Defiance Counties, told Ty Higgins that emergence has been excellent for corn in his territory and the stands have many farmers smiling. However, cool, wet weather early in the growing season may have some farmers doing a “take two” in soybean fields. A wheat update and black cutworm advice is also covered this week.… Continue reading

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Central Ohio Farm Bureaus to host Breakfast on the Farm

On Saturday, June 7th, the Franklin and Madison County Farm Bureaus will be hosting the 3rd annual Breakfast on the Farm. This event serves up FREE breakfasts to all who attend and also answers any and all questions that guests, who may not be on the farm that often, may have. Ty Higgins got more details from Franklin County Farm Bureau’s Dwight Beougher. You can also get more information here.

Here are some highlights from last year’s event.

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First-of-its-kind app for corn rootworm risk assessment

Throughout the corn-growing season, farmers across the Midwest will battle corn rootworms. Now there is a new tool to help them combat this yield-robbing pest. Genuity® has launched a free application (app) available for iPad® device users that helps farmers assess their risk for corn rootworm pressure and provides field-specific recommendations for the farmer.
Ty Higgins finds out more about the new app from Monsanto’s agronomic systems lead Tom Eickhoff.
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Throughout the corn-growing season, farmers across the Midwest will battle corn rootworms. Now there is a new tool to help them combat this yield-robbing pest. Genuity® has launched a free application (app) available for iPad® device users that helps farmers assess their risk for corn rootworm pressure and provides field-specific recommendations for the farmer. – See more at: http://news.monsanto.com/press-release/products/genuity-launches-first-its-kind-app-technology-corn-rootworm-risk-assessment#sthash.p8LJfUdY.dpuf
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