Bart Johnson finds some dry ground just south of Findlay Ohio for our first Cab Cam of the year. Erick Reese joins Bart from the cab of the tractor via Zoom for our first ever Zoom Cab Cam. This spring’s Cab Cam series is made possible by Precision Agri Services Inc. www.Precisionagriservices.com. North of Rt 30 seemed to be the dry area of Ohio for the week of May 4th and this field along route 75 seemed to be the norm.… Continue readingRead More »
Join us Friday at 12:30 for a lunchtime Grain Marketing discussion with Jon Scheve. Jon will join Dale and Bart to discuss grain marketing plans dealing with the collapse in basis and futures markets we have seen over the last month. Leave a comment with your questions now or ask them live on Facebook. That’s Lunch with Dale, Bart, and Jon Scheve. Friday at 12:30 on the Ohio Ag Net Facebook Page.Read More »
Willie Murphy farms in Clinton county Ohio with his father, brother and uncle. The Murphys are what you would call a diversified operation, producing row crops, feeder cattle, brood cows, and hogs. Along with a traditional rotation of corn, beans, and wheat they also grow barley, spelt and hay.
Between the Rows is presented by Seed Genetics Direct. Value. Knowledge. Performance, IT’S IN OUR GENETICS.… Continue readingRead More »
Dusty Sonnenberg talks with Randy Minton from Pivot Bio about their ProveN which is a technology that helps the corn plant capture Nitrogen from the atmosphere and utilize it in grain production. Research shows increased yield and better nitrogen utilization with this innovative product.… Continue readingRead More »
Locus Ag is offering payments for carbon sequestration. One thing that makes this program unique is they will back pay for regenerative practices back to 2016. Dale Minyo talks with Teresa DeJohn from Locus Ag about the benefits of their carbon program. More info at www.locusag.com/carbonNOW… Continue readingRead More »
Record Breaking Yields. BASF hosted a panel discussion with some of the top corn producers across the country. Listen in as Randy Dowdy, David Hula, Cory Atley and Levi and Jenna Oshsner discuss pushing yields to the next level. The panel discussion includes new technologies, fertility, tissue sampling and the need for fungicide application on every acre. #behindthescience20… Continue readingRead More »
In October 2019, journalist Lesley Stahl conducted an 80-minute interview with Dr. Liz Wagstrom, chief veterinarian of the National Pork Producers Council (NPPC). The “60 Minutes” story that aired on Jan. 5, 2020, included less than two minutes of Dr. Wagstrom’s comments and failed to include critical information about modern pork production.
Ty Higgins with Ohio Farm Bureau and members of Ohio’s pork industry took the opportunity to set the record straight on domestic hog production in this video.
The United States pork production system is the envy of the world and yields the safest, highest-quality and most affordable pork available. U.S. pork producers adhere to rigorous government regulations and stringent production standards defined by the industry’s Pork Quality Assurance (PQA) Plus program. Food safety truly is a team effort – from the farm to processing facilities to consumers who must be informed about food handling and cooking temperatures. Close scrutiny of U.S.… Continue readingRead More »
By Matt Reese
Whether through on-farm production, the show ring or industry service and leadership, the Shultz family and Ohio’s sheep industry have been intertwined for generations on Bunker Hill Farm in Logan County. The current generation on the farm — Bill and Susan Shultz — were recognized with the 2019 Charles Boyles Master Shepherd Award Dec. 14.
“The award is about being good shepherds and good sheep people, but also leadership and involvement in the industry,” said Roger High, executive director of the Ohio Sheep Improvement Association, Ohio Sheep and Wool Program and director of livestock policy for Ohio Farm Bureau. “Both Bill and Susan as well as Bill’s dad have been very involved in the leadership of the Ohio Sheep Improvement Association for what is now 70 years.”
Farrell Shultz served as the first president of the Ohio Sheep Improvement Association in 1949. His son, Bill, served as OSIA president in 1979 and Bill’s wife, Susan, served as president in 2009.… Continue readingRead More »
The Ohio No-Till Council held their annual conference last week. Ohio Ag Net was there to video all of the information to bring it to you. You can watch each segment below on this page. Our own Dusty Sonnenberg has the highlight story here.