The heavy rains around much of Ohio this past weekend has certainly put a screeching halt to what was a very nice start to the 2013 harvest season. Account Manager Bradley Ott tells Ty Higgins what kind of yields he’s been hearing early on and why this break in the action is a good time to double check safety protocols in this week’s DuPont Pioneer Field Report.… Continue readingRead More »
As farmers begin to run full throttle for the 2013 harvest, they will see many of the growing season pressures their fields have suffered over the past several months. For this DuPont Pioneer Field Report, Account Manager Kevin Forrest gives a recap of this year’s growing season.… Continue readingRead More »
On Monday, USDA released their Quarterly Grain Stocks Report. For the corn and soybeans, traders were no where close with their estimates compared to the real data. Ty Higgins talks about those differences and the reaction of the markets with Mike Zuzolo of Global Commodity Analytics.… Continue readingRead More »
As reports come in about farmers in Ohio beginning to break into their corn and soybean fields, there is no doubt that this year’s harvest is almost in full swing. Account Manager Troy Putnam talks about some of the numbers he is getting from his tests in this week’s DuPont Pioneer Crop Update with Ty Higgins.… Continue readingRead More »
As always, the Farm Science Review is featuring new products that will solve current problems farmers are dealing with as they hit the fields. Hagie Manufacturing has their new line of sprayers at this year’s event and Ty Higgins stopped by to visit with Hagie’s Chad White.… Continue readingRead More »
Whether the reasoning is for profit by taking advantage of premiums or by necessity due to poor stalk conditions, some farmers in Ohio are getting into their corn fields early. Ty Higgins talks with Account Manager Andy Lang about those situations and why one of his clients has already harvested soybeans in this week’s DuPont Pioneer Field Report.… Continue readingRead More »
At the 16th Industry Symposium of the Ohio Livestock Coalition the topic of who and what influences animal welfare and market decisions was discussed. David Fikes with the Food Marketing Institute had some great insights along those lines and shared them with Ty Higgins.… Continue readingRead More »
With the lack of rain across Ohio in August, how are conditions of the corn and soybean crops in September of this year compared to a year ago? Account Manager Trent Brisby has done the research and gives the results to Ty Higgins for this week’s DuPont Pioneer Field Report.… Continue readingRead More »
If a farmer is finding certain disease or insect pressures in their this year, there is some steps they can take to make sure the same issues don’t come back in 2014. Ty Higgins talks about scouting fields now for next year’s crop with Account Manager Jeremy Weiland for this week’s DuPont Pioneer Field Report.… Continue readingRead More »
In an exclusive one on one conversation with Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack, Ohio Ag Net’s Ty Higgins got the nitty gritty on two major topics waiting on Congress to return from their August recess — Immigration reform and the Farm Bill.
With the August recess almost over, many in agriculture are keenly focused on getting things done in Congress after September’s arrival. That group includes Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack. At the top of that list for Vilsack, is the farm bill. The current farm bill extension expires at the end of September.
There are a number of implications with continued inaction on the farm bill, Vilsack said. One of those looming challenges is an ongoing trade dispute with Brazil.
“Brazil won a case with the WTO which means that they can retaliate, if they so desire, against American goods and services to the tune of perhaps $850 million a year.… Continue readingRead More »