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 readingRead More »
2022 Fall Feeding Farmers | Shelby Fite, Mann Farms
Time once again for the fall edition of Feeding Farmers. The first of this four-week installment takes Ohio Ag Net to Mann Farms near Jackson Center for winners Ethan and Shelby Fite. In this video, Dale Minyo talks with Shelby Fite about the operation, her background in agronomy, and much more.… Continue readingRead More »
Ohio Field Leader Roadshow | Pat Hord
Ohio Field Leader’s Dusty Sonnenberg visits with Pat Hord of Hord Family Farms near Bucyrus. The two talk the unique livestock and crop operation, conservation practices being put in place, a focus on environmental stewardship, and much more.… Continue readingRead More »
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 readingRead More »
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 readingRead More »
More available from Homan Inc. at FSR
Dale Everman of Homan Inc. talks with Ohio Ag Net’s Dale Minyo for a preview of their offerings at the 2022 Farm Science Review. More online at www.homaninc.com.… Continue readingRead More »
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 readingRead More »
Capacity and markets driving Cargill Sidney expansion
Ohio Ag Net’s Dale Minyo talks with Bean Merchandiser Ryan Martin about the opportunity and timing behind the major expansion currently underway at the Cargill Sidney plant.… Continue readingRead More »
Ohio Field Leader Roadshow | Les Seiler
The Ohio Field Leader Roadshow takes Dusty Sonnenberg to northern Ohio where he visits with farmer Les Seiler to discuss a two-stage ditch project on his Fulton County farm. The difference in erosion control has made a dramatic difference in multiple areas on Seiler’s operation, which he discusses further in this video.… Continue readingRead More »
Expanding facilities at Cargill Sidney
Cargill is investing in newly expanded facilities at their fully integrated plant in Sidney, Ohio. Ohio Ag Net’s Dale Minyo has a discussion with Cargill’s Andrea Flowers about the plant, as well as market food and industrial opportunities the new infrastructure intends to be oriented toward.… Continue readingRead More »
2022 Becknology Days set to impress with research, technology, much more
Ohio Ag Net’s Dusty Sonnenberg visits with Jared Chester of Beck’s Hybrids ahead of the 2022 Becknology Days, August 25-27 in Atlanta, IN (map below) from 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. each day.
For more information on this year’s event, click here.Continue reading Read More »
Cab Cam | Horsch Maestro SX Planter
Bought to you by Precision Agri Services Inc., Ohio Ag Net’s Joel Penhorwood rides along with Justin Goubeaux for a unique cab cam as they demo the new prototype Horsch Maestro SX planter. This 16-row, 30-inch piece of equipment touts high speed and high capacity among many other solid features.… Continue readingRead More »
Ohio Field Leader Roadshow | John Motter
In the latest episode of the Ohio Field Leader Roadshow, Dusty Sonnenberg visits with farmer John Motter to discuss high oleic soybeans, a crop Motter has been a champion of over the years as its use has grown.… Continue readingRead More »
Cargill RegenConnect helps adoption of regenerative ag practices
Cargill’s RegenConnect™ is offering farmers the opportunity to earn payments for carbon sequestration while improving soil health through the adoption of regenerative ag practices.
Dale Minyo discusses the unique program with Cargill Conservation Agronomist Janelle Leach in this video.
Click here to learn more about RegenConnect.… Continue readingRead More »
Supply chain impacting Magyar Farms
On this installment of the Ohio Field Leader Roadshow, Dusty is in Ashtabula county visiting with Jeff Magyar who has been dealing with supply chain issues on his operation.… Continue readingRead More »
Barley harvested for feed in Putnam County
Dusty is in Putnam County and visiting with Kevin Schroeder who is harvesting barley which he will use as a filler in his contract hog barn feed.… Continue readingRead More »
Husted holds farmer listening session
Dusty visited with Ohio Lt. Governor Jon Husted in Ashtabula county where the Lt. Governor held a listening session with area farmers.… Continue readingRead More »
Meet Between the Rows Farmer Nathan Birkmeier
Matt continues across the state as he introduces you to this year’s Between the Rows farmers, stopping in Putnam county and the farm of Nathan Birkmeier. Between the Rows is sponsored by Seed Genetics Direct!… Continue readingRead More »
Data and experimentation drives decisions on Henry county farm
In this Cab Cam presented by Precision Agri Services, Inc., Dusty visits with Shane Meyer in Henry County about precision tech in the cab and analyzing data in the off season.… Continue readingRead More »
Ohio Field Leader Roadshow | Patrick Knouff
Dusty is back on the roadshow and here to visit with Patrick Knouff in Shelby County.… Continue readingRead More »