There are still quite a few corn and soybean acres to be run in south central Ohio. As The Ohio Ag Net’s Ty Higgins made his way down Route 62 he ran in to Leesburg farmer Jeff Roehm. After almost 3 full weeks without a wheel turning, Roehm is now through with his beans and started hitting the corn hard on October 27th, 2014.… Continue readingRead More »
For the 4th and final week of Feeding Farmers in the Field, Dale Minyo and Ty Higgins from the Ohio Ag Net headed to Wapakoneta where winner Mike Smith and his family farm 900 acres of corn, soybeans and wheat and have 250 head of Jerseys, 130 of them milkers. Harvest has been slow going for Mike, but the silage he got was some of the best he has ever had.… Continue readingRead More »
Week #3 of Feeding Farmers took Dale Minyo and Ty Higgins from The Ohio Ag Net to the southern part of Allen County near Spencerville. They, along with T-102, took lunch to the farm of Jeff Kill. Jeff is getting ready to begin his harvest season this weekend. He, his dad and his sons oversee close to 400 acres in the area.… Continue readingRead More »
Week #2 of Feeding Farmers in the Field took The Ohio Ag Net’s Dale Minyo and Ty Higgins to Ohio City, Ohio in Van Wert County to Allmandinger Farms. This 3 generation family farm grows soybeans and popcorn and grandson Matt has also taken on a straw operation. Ron is beginning to retire and his son, Dave is starting to take over most of the farm duties. Learn more about the farm with this video.… Continue readingRead More »
Mike Earley of Seed Consultant’s recently found more Palmer Amaranth in a Fayette County, Ohio field and visited with The Ohio Ag Net’s Ty Higgins about what farmers should look for when scouting for this weed and what can be done to protect corn and soybean fields from it.… Continue readingRead More »
Kacie Carter, 17, of Harrison County exhibited the 2014 Ohio State Fair Reserve Grand Champion Market Turkey.
There were 41 turkeys in this year’s show. The occasion did not mark the first time Kacie has bannered as she was the 2013 Grand Champion Market Turkey exhibitor. Ohio Ag Net’s Joel Penhorwood talked to Carter immediately after the final drive.Read More »