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AgTube: Former pro football player turns to farming

Jason Brown, one of the best centers in the NFL, quit football to be a plain ol’ farmer, even though he’d never farmed a day a in his life. Thanks to Youtube and some good advice from other farmers in Louisburg, North Carolina, this week Jason finished harvesting his first five-acre plot of sweet potatoes. Steve Hartman has more on this story.… Continue reading

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Corn Harvest Cab Cam – Bob Forry

The long stretch of great harvest conditions were about to come to an end when Ty Higgins of The Ohio Ag Net met up with Marion County farmer Bob Forry in Kirkpatrick, Ohio. Forry was nice enough to stop for a bit to do a Cab Cam. Bob’s twin boys had to head back to Ohio State, so his wife was handling cart duties for the first time in over 25 years. Find out more about how Forry’s harvest is coming along and see his impressive Massey Ferguson toy collection!

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Corn Havest Cab Cam – Jeff Roehm

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 reading

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Feeding Farmers Week #4 – Smith Farms

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 reading

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Feeding Farmers Week #3 – Kill Farms

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 reading

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Feeding Farmers Week #2 – Allmandinger Farms

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 reading

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