Videos

Lavy Cab Cam Corn Harvest 2019

Bart Johnson joins Blake Lavy in Miami County for the first Ohio /ag Net Corn Harvest Cab Cam of the year. Thanks to Homan Inc. for sponsoring these cab cams. Blake actually started harvesting corn the last week of August. Tune in and see what the yield is on this early planted corn.… Continue reading

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2019 Ohio State Fair butter sculpture celebrates Apollo 11’s 50th

The 2019 Ohio State Fair butter sculpture was unveiled Tuesday, and the highly anticipated mystery was revealed to be a salute to the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing, famously led by Ohioan Neil Armstrong. Watch more in this video with Ohio Ag Net’s Joel Penhorwood as American Dairy Association Mideast’s Jenny Hubble, plus sculptor Alex Balz, comments on this year’s unique attraction.… Continue reading

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2019 Feeding Farmers | Rob Wilson, Hardin County

For the final week of Feeding Farmers 2019, thanks to AgriGold, the Ohio Ag Net crew traveled to Hardin County where the rains from a night-before rain were variable, just like the crop progress in the area.

Rob Wilson and his family raise crops plus a bit of livestock while staying involved in the local community. Dale Minyo catches up with him on how this year has been treating their operation in this video.… Continue reading

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Feeding Farmers Week Three | Willie Murphy

This week’s Feeding Farmers event took Bart, Dale, and Kolt to Clinton county just outside of Wilmington to the farm of Willie Murphy and his family. Willie raises row crops, has a herd of beef cows, and contracts hog bars.

Ohio Ag Net’s Dale Minyo talks with Willie in this video, all sponsored by AgriGold.… Continue reading

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VIDEO: Cover Crops for Prevented Planting Acres special meeting

Sponsored by the Ohio Farm Bureau Federation, here is full coverage of the special Ohio No-Till Council “Cover Crops for Prevented Planting Acres” event held June 27, 2019 at the Ohio Northern University.

To jump to certain aspects of the show, go to the times listed below.

3:15 : Randall Reeder Introduction

7:05 : Mark Badertscher (General control)

11:05 : Jeff Stachler (Weed control)

16:52 : Joe Nester (Fertility management)

32:02 : Brad Wingfield (Crop insurance)

35:40 to End: General Questions and Discussions… Continue reading

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ODA listening sessions bring 2019 concerns front and center

Ohio Director of Agriculture Dorothy Pelanda visited Leeds Farm near Ostrander Tuesday, where area farmers gathered to voice their concerns and more on what is turning out to be one of the worst years on record for farming. Christy Leeds was on hand to share the struggles their farm is seeing, including a yet-to-be-planted pumpkin crop and hay yet to be baled.

Ohio Ag Net’s Joel Penhorwood has more in this video.… Continue reading

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Feeding Farmers Week Two | John & Jeff Shawhan

The Ohio Ag Net team traveled to Clark county for the second round of Feeding Farmer events for the year. Dale visited with father Jeff and son John Shawhan who farms corn, and soybeans. Notably, the Shawhan’s grow waxy corn. Dale has more in this video.

An astounding 60 people turned out to the celebration where the group talked about their wet growing season and the crops of the area. Indigo Ag also had a demonstration on field mapping with drones.

You can nominate yourself or a neighbor at agrigoldohio.com.Continue reading

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New drone capabilities gives growers population, plus weed, disease, and pest pressure

In this special video, Evan Delk of Integrated Ag Services discusses some of the latest technology available to growers today. Drones can now be used to accurately gauge plant stand population, as well as specific weed, disease, and pest problems in the field — identifying not only type, but severity and general health. The changes show how far drone technology has come in recent years.… Continue reading

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