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… 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… Continue reading

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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.
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