Kalmbach Clean Fuels ribbon cutting ceremony

On November 19th, the new Kalmbach Clean Fuels compressed natural gas station was officially open for business. Attendees included representatives from Ohio agriculture and agribusiness, energy groups, truck manufacturers and members of the Upper Sandusky community.

“It’s exciting to be providing compressed natural gas for vehicle fuels,” said Tim Rausch, Director of Distribution with Kalmbach Feeds. “We truly believe this is the best way to support American businesses and the American economy.”

Find out more about the new facility and about Kalmbach Clean Fuels, LLC.… Continue reading

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Asgrow Dekalb FTN Corn Plot yields big results

Technical Agronomist Brad Miller from Asgrow Dekalb visits with Matt Reese about the FTN Corn Plots in Wayne County.

The yields on the plots were impressive. The corn followed alfalfa in the crop rotation in rich mucky soil with controlled drainage and spring-fed subirrigation on the farm of Louie Rehm in Wayne County. The corn yields in the plots planted on May 15 ranged from a low of 206 bushels per acre up to 277 with an average of 247.9. The soybeans in the plots were planted on May 22 and yielded 73.9 on up to 101.8 bushels per acre for an average of 89.5 bushels per acre.

Miller said that these fantastic results were not typical for all of their plots around the state, though yields were consistently very good in the Ohio plots this year.… Continue reading

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Ohio’s Faulkner eyes FFA National Officer spot

Former Ohio FFA State President Shelby Faulkner is one of the national officer finalists and is now playing the waiting game until Saturday when the newest officers are announced at the National FFA Convention. Joel Penhorwood caught up with Faulkner in Louisville to talk about the process she is going through and her strategy to being selected.… Continue reading

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Feeding Farmers Week #3 – BrennCo Farms

Brothers Kim and Stan Brenneman started BrennCo Farms back in 1994 and have grown a 5,000 sow operation and run over 4,000 acres or corn and soybeans. Kim’s son Kyle recently joined the crew after getting his business degree. Dale and Ty visited the Elida, Ohio farm for week 3 of Feeding Farmers in the Field.… Continue reading

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