Videos

Hard work paying off for FFA proficiency finalists from Ohio

An astounding 25 FFA members from Ohio are finalists in the national proficiency competition. Proficiency is one of the key competitions in FFA, where members are judged off work completed through their Supervised Agricultural Experience (SAE), depending on category. The video below highlights nearly all the hard working young people representing Ohio and their respective chapters this year.

Congratulations to the Ohio FFA’ers that are vying for a national placing in the contest.

Winners will be announced at the sixth general session Friday afternoon at the 90th National FFA Convention in Indianapolis.… Continue reading

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2017 Soybean Harvest Cab Cam – A 1967 John Deere 55EB

Ty Higgins had to stop when he saw some soybeans being harvested between Galena and Sunbury in Delaware County with two very different combines running in the same field. The one Perry Buxton was driving looked like many green and yellow combines you see this time of year. The other machine was of the same brand but, after 50 sun-faded harvests under its belt, had a slightly different shade of the iconic colors. Take a look at this Cab Cam, driven by Fennig Equipment.… Continue reading

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2017 Harvest Cab Cam – Eric Brooks, Athens County

While the majority of Ohio saw more rain than needed during the 2017 growing season, the southeast part of the state had one of the most idea growing conditions Eric Brooks has seen in a while. The Ohio Ag Net’s Ty Higgins traveled to Athens County to ride along with Brooks and talked about farming river bottoms, this year’s bumper crop and marketing strategies in the latest Cab Cam, brought to you by Fennig Equipment.… Continue reading

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2017 Soybean Harvest Cab Cam – Kyle Brown, Wyandot County

Ty Higgins spent Tuesday chasing dust (and a lot of it) as harvest begins to ramp up across Ohio. He made a stop in Wyandot County to visit with Kyle Brown for a Cab Cam, brought to you by Fennig Equipment. Kyle and his Dad have a hog operation in addition to row crops and the work load seems just about right for the two of them. Ty finds out how the growing season fared in their part of the state and how soybean harvest is going early on.… Continue reading

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Salford Group brings tillage, cover crop seeding options to FSR

A trip down Equipment Ave. at the 2017 Farm Science Review will find a variety of equipment from Salford Group. Adam Fennig of Fennig Equipment gives a walkthrough of the specialized equipment offered by the company, from both the tillage and cover crop seeding aspects.

Dave Gunkelman takes us on a walkaround of the BBI spreaders found at the Salford Group booth during the 2017 FSR. The review runs through the 21st. Be sure to stop by booth 200 for more information.

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VIDEO: Homan Inc. has it all at Farm Science Review

In this video, Dale Everman of Homan Inc. talks with Ohio Ag Net about the company’s equipment on display at the 2017 Farm Science Review. Special focus this year is being paid to the Titan Toolbar, a piece of manure spreading machinery ideal for the needs of modern livestock operations.

A thorough walkaround and explanation of the ins and outs of the piece is available in this piece.

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Flexibility the name of the game for Geringhoff Truflex Razor

On display at this year’s Farm Science Review, the Geringhoff Truflex Razor combine header brings the unique care of draper technology with the immense flexibility needed in today’s modern farming. In addition to a foot of flex travel on each wing, the reel has three sections, giving higher visibility from the operator’s perspective when compared with most reels — split down the middle — obstructing the view of the driver. Those are some of the offerings that Geringhoff’s Scott Brown says sets the Truflex Razor apart from other’s on the market, detailed in this video ahead of next week’s Farm Science Review where equipment of all kinds is on display.… Continue reading

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2017 Corn Harvest Cab Cam – Farm Science Review

Although most corn fields in Ohio may not be ready for another 2 to 4 weeks, combines were rolling on early season corn planted at Farm Science Review. The Ohio Ag Net’s Ty Higgins jumped in to ride along with FSR Manager Nate Douridas to talk about how the growing season went, where the grain harvested by Farm Science Review goes and what to expect at next week’s farm show.… Continue reading

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Can Ohio corn stands weather remnants of Irma?

Back in June Tropical Storm Cindy dumped buckets of rain on Ohio right as the growing season was getting underway, hampering many fields early on. Now, remnants from Hurricane Irma may be headed for Ohio and many farmers are wondering how corn stands will fair with more moisture and the possibility of wind on the way. The Ohio Ag Net’s Ty Higgins has more with Seed Consultants‘ Product Manager Matt Hutcheson.… Continue reading

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Beck’s introduces planter that changes row-width, hybrids on the go

A new planter for use in Beck’s Practical Field Research is turning heads. The multi-row width multi-hybrid planter is a joint effort by Beck’s to answer more questions being asked in the field of prescriptive farming. With the ability to change between 10-, 20-, and 30-inch rows on the go, researches hope to see what difference such customization can have on crops and whether or not the planter technology has a wider place in the future of farming.

The planter looks to be heavily used in corn, wheat, and double-crop soybean research in the 2018 season, as explained by Jason Gahimer and Rich Schlipf in this video with Ohio Ag Net’s Joel Penhorwood.… Continue reading

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