Videos

Learn more about FFA Star Finalists Hagemeyer, Wuebker

Two impressive individuals from Ohio are finalists in the Stars Over America competition at this year’s National FFA Convention. Zane Hagemeyer of the Elmwood FFA Chapter is a finalist for the coveted title of Star Farmer, and Jacob Wuebker of the Versailles FFA is in the final running for Star in Agricultural Placement.

Learn more about each of them in the videos below, courtesy of the National FFA Organization.

Zane Hagemeyer

Jacob Wuebker

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Wilmington College celebrates 75 years of agriculture with major announcements

Wilmington College is celebrating 75 years of agriculture, and recently welcomed students, staff, and alumni to join in on the festivities. Ohio Ag Net’s Joel Penhorwood hears from Corey Cockerill, Chad McKay, David Casey, and Delaney Weisend as they reflect on the legacy of the past, as well as the promise of the future with several exciting announcements.… Continue reading

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2022 Soybean Harvest Cab Cam | Butch Lininger, Logan County

Butch Lininger of Triple-L Farms is finishing up their Logan County soybean harvest, and isn’t complaining about this year’s results. Ohio Ag Net’s Joel Penhorwood joins him for this Cab Cam, thanks to Precision Agri Services Inc. The two discuss the family operation, reflect on this year’s planting and growing season, and even discuss proper moisture testing techniques along the way.… Continue reading

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2022 Corn Harvest Cab Cam | Tim Everett, Shelby County

The first harvest Cab Cam of 2022 takes Ohio Ag Net’s Joel Penhorwood to the southeast corner of Shelby County where Tim Everett and his family have started into April-planted corn following the harvest of their earliest planted soybeans.

Tim says the crop is drier than it initially looks with good yields in their area, thanks in part to well-drained fields after some wet times earlier this year. He talks not only the crop, but also the technology at work in the combine.

This Cab Cam series is brought to you by Precision Agri Services Inc. Learn more at www.precisionagriservices.com.… Continue reading

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EPA atrazine comment deadline nearly here

October 7, 2022 marks the deadline to submit comments to the EPA regarding their ruling on the herbicide atrazine, potentially meaning major changes to a tool available to farmers. Ohio Ag Net’s Dale Minyo sits down with Patty Mann, a farmer near Jackson Center, Ohio and District 8 representative for the Ohio Corn Checkoff. Mann is reminding farmers of the upcoming comment deadline and how to submit comments online through www.ohiocornandwheat.org.… Continue reading

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A flying ATV? Ryse Recon turns heads at Farm Science Review

The Ryse Recon aircraft from Ryse Aero Technologies is the talk of the 2022 Farm Science Review. Ohio Ag Net’s Joel Penhorwood spoke with Mick Kowitz, founder/CEO of Ryse Aero Technologies, talking the unique flying machine that’s being billed as a working solution for farmers.

The Recon is an eVTOL and resides within the ultralight category, meaning its potential pilots need no formal certification to fly it. While easy to use, the price tag of $150,000 remains a challenge for many.

Learn more about safety, battery life, top speed, and thoughts of onlooking farmers in this video.… Continue reading

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2022 FSR Preview | McFarlane Dura-Crimper sets itself apart

John Couch joins Ohio Ag Net’s Dale Minyo from the SISCO booth as they preview their wide range of offerings at the 2022 Farm Science Review. A highlight this year is the McFarlane Dura-Crimper, bringing several advantages to the world of cover crop management. In addition to the crimping tool, the two talk the McFarlane Incite, Grasshopper mowers, and much more at this year’s Review, running September 20-22.… Continue reading

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Today’s Bio-Capsule is not your grandpa’s bucket

In this video, Ohio Ag Net’s Dale Minyo talks with Nathan Louiso of Meristem Crop Performance about unique, new technology for a next generation starter meant to dramatically increase performance for farmers at planting, all with ease of use in mind.

Meristem recently announced the commercial launch of two patent-pending biological delivery systems – BIO-CAPSULE and MICROBILIZE – building on their effort to bring real productivity gains to farmers. Louiso gives an in-depth look at the system, as well as talks the importance of the addition of EXCAVATOR product in field preparation.

Be sure to visit Meristem Crop Performance at the 2022 Farm Science Review for an in-person look at the new technology. More information at www.meristemag.com.… Continue reading

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