Right about now, planes are flying over thousands of acres of Ohio corn and soybean fields applying fungicide. According to DuPont Pioneer Account Manager Bradley Ott, timing is everything for a successful application of fungicides to protect yield potential. Ty Higgins has more in this week’s DuPont Pioneer Field Update.… Continue readingRead More »
Heather Hetterick went into the field with Jim Stucke, West Ohio account manager with Pioneer to assess corn damage from the July 10th wind storm. Stucke explains the significance of the timing of the storm and the issues that come with the three types of damage seen across the state.Read More »
Celina, Ohio farmer Seth Kohnen is one of many producers that woke up Wednesday with one of the best corn fields he’s ever had and went to bed Wednesday night not know if that same field was worth anything. Heather Hetterick talked with Kohnen about the storm.
He is just one of several farmers out assessing damage. See photos of the damage at Kohnen’s, what determines if the corn crop will survive and the additional issues that come with green snap.… Continue readingRead More »
Mercer County farmer Seth Kohnen woke up yesterday with best corn he’s ever raised, but by the time he went to bed the storms had either flatten or broke off most of it and took down his machinery building.
He is just one of several farmers out today accessing damage. See what determines if the corn crop will survive and the additional issues that come with green snap.
Below are photos we’ve compiled of damage across Ohio.… Continue readingRead More »
Usually this time of year Ohio fields are a thing of beauty showcases a variety of green and gold splendor. With the heavy rains of late the beans are turning yellow and the wheat fading to black. In this week’s DuPont Pioneer Field Report, Account Manager Bradley Ott tells Ty Higgins that as the forecast changes, the looks of those fields will too.… Continue readingRead More »
The exemption of the Commercial Activity Tax (CAT) for licensed grain handlers is a significant part of the new state budget signed by Governor John Kasich over the weekend. Ohio AgriBusiness Association CEO Chris Henney explains why in his conversation with Dale Minyo.… Continue readingRead More »
The Ohio House and Senate have approved a new $62 billion budget and Governor Kasich is expected to sign it Sunday. What’s in it for agriculture? Ohio Farm Bureau Federation’s Director of State Policy, Branden Kern, says many elements that are key to the state’s #1 industry are included.… Continue readingRead More »