Podcasts

Ohio’s Country Journal & Ohio Ag Net Podcast |Ep. 200 | The 200th Episode!

WE CELEBRATE 200 EPISODES OF THE OHIO AG NET PODCAST! None of this would be possible without our amazing team through the years, and of course, the many guests and listeners that tune in each week! Matt, Dusty, Kolt, and Dale take a glimpse back at the first Ohio Ag Net Episode. We have a ton of Featured Audio this week! Matt talked to two of the Between the Rows farmers, Don Jackson from Preble County and Bill Daugherty from Coshocton County. Dale has audio with Frank Burkett. Kolt has audio with Virgil Strickler from the Ohio Stte Fair. Dusty talks with  with Jason Williamson. … Continue reading

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Ohio’s Country Journal & Ohio Ag Net Podcast |Ep. 199 | Bring the Bacon to Brunch

We hope everyone had a safe and happy Easter! Matt, Kolt and Dusty are joined by Duane Stateler of Stateler Family Farms. Duane talks about Prop-12 and the pork industry. Audio this week includes an interview from Matt with Michael Formica about Prop-12 and the implications of it nationally. Dale has an interview with Jason and Phil Bane of Bane Welker. And Kolt has audio with Bill Patterson, the newly elected Ohio Farm Bureau Federation President. … Continue reading

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Ohio’s Country Journal & Ohio Ag Net Podcast |Ep. 197 | Brackets and Beef

The madness has hit OCJ- March Madness that is! Kolt, Matt and Dusty talk NCAA Men’s Basketball tournament brackets with Stephanie Singer of the Nature Conservancy. Stephanie talks about the Farmer Advocate for Conservation Program. Kolt has audio with Roger High, Director of Livestock Policy with Ohio Farm Bureau Federation on the new guidelines for the 2021 Fair Season. Matt has audio with Pam Haley from their time at the 2021 Ohio Beef Expo.… Continue reading

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Ohio’s Country Journal & Ohio Ag Net |Ep. 196 | A look into Brazilian Ag

Matt and Dusty are joined by our Ohio Ag Net Marketing Specialist, Rise Labig and Daniele Siqueira of AgRural in Brazil! Daniele writes our South American updates during the winter. This week she gives some insights about the country’s growing season and infrastructure. Matt has featured audio with Mark and Therese Meyer about their Sentinel Oak Tree. And Dusty has audio with a farmer from Darke County that got a head start on planting season. … Continue reading

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Ohio’s Country Journal & Ohio Ag Net Podcast |Ep.195 |Buchey and the Beast

Matt, Kolt, and Dusty host our guest, Cory Atley and have an intriguing discussion about nicknames. Cory won the National Corn Growers Association Yield Contest for Ohio! You can find Cory on The Podfather and Corn Warriors TV Shows. Dusty has audio with a group from the Ag Equipment Manufacturers Association. And Matt has audio from Keith Sowell from Bane Welker. … Continue reading

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Ohio’s Country Journal & Ohio Ag Net Podcast |Ep. 194 |The Crop Insurance Donut Hole

Happy March, Everyone! Matt and Dusty are joined by one of our OCJ team members, Jeff Reese, and Elizabeth Long of Ag Resource Management, who talks about Crop Insurance after a vigorous discussion about donuts with the group. Dale has audio with Randall Reeder about the 2021 Conservation Tillage Conference. Kolt has audio with Carey Martin from the Texas Farm Bureau Radio Network about the challenges they have had after the surge of winter weather out there. Kolt also has audio with Ohio Farm Bureau’s Brandon Kern on National Policy. … Continue reading

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Ohio’s Country Journal & Ohio Ag Net Podcast |Ep. 193 | National FFA Week 2021!

Happy National FFA Week everyone! This week Matt and Dusty hose with guest, Allison Engel, Ohio FFA State Treasurer. Allison talks about what’s in store of the week and what to expect from Ohio FFA! Featured audio this week includes two interviews from Dale at the Ohio Pork Council with Bryan Humphryes and Cheryl Day. Matt has audio with Megan Howard from Meyer Hatchery. And Madi Kregel has audio with Joe Helterbrand, Ohio FFA State Secretary. … Continue reading

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Ohio’s Country Journal & Ohio Ag Net Podcast |Ep. 192 | Did Matt tell Elsa a bad joke?

We’re hoping you’re staying warm and safe this week during this “snowpocalypse”! Matt, Kolt and Dusty host today and talk about last weeks Ohio Pork Congress, where Matt M.C.’ed and gave some very “Matt” jokes. We have three batches of featured audio this week. Dale talked to Damian Mason, who was the guest speaker at the Ohio Pork Congress, and Pat Driscoll of Certified Ag Dealerships. Matt has audio with Jenna Reese on progress for rural broadband. … Continue reading

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Ohio’s Country Journal & Ohio Ag Net Podcast |Ep. 191 | M.C. Reese

Matt, Kolt, and Dusty are joined by Meghann Winters from the Ohio Pork Council. She talks about the upcoming Ohio Pork Congress, where Matt will be M.C’ing their luncheon on Wednesday. You can also find Kolt behind the camera running the livestream of the event! Good luck to them and the Ohio Pork Council on their event! Matt talked to Dr. Todd Price, he is the Ohio Pork Council Service Award winner this year. Dusty brings audio from Hans Kok, on factors of a successful cover crop establishment. Kolt talked to Stacie Anderson, the winner of the 2021 Ohio Farm Bureau’s Young Ag Professionals Discussion Meet. … Continue reading

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Ohio’s Country Journal & Ohio Ag Net Podcast |Ep. 189 |No Bern Here

Matt, Kolt and Dusty host a very special guest this week- Larry Davis of Ag Resource Management! He talks about the upcoming lending season, and has a few questions for us! Dusty brings audio from Aaron Wilson on abnormal conditions on the easter corn-belt, and Ben Brown on corn and soybean stock exports. Kolt brings audio with Kelsey Turner with the Ohio Farm Bureau on the American Farm Bureau convention. … Continue reading

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Ohio’s Country Journal & Ohio Ag Net Podcast |Ep. 188 |Mud and a New President

Kolt, Matt, and Dusty host this weeks podcast! They talk about the Ohio Field Leader Podcast, mud, a new presidential administration, and dirt and soil health. Matt has an interview with Josh Poorman on working through the winter mud on your cattle operation. Dusty has audio from Ethan Lane, Vice President of Government Affairs for the Cattleman’s Association on the incoming Biden Administration. Find this podcast and so much more online at ocj.com!… Continue reading

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Ohio’s Country Journal & Ohio Ag Net Podcast |Ep. 187 | National Championship Monday

It’s game day, Ohio! Kolt, Matt, and Dusty check in for the day before they prepare to watch the Buckeyes in the National Championship game! Kolt has an interview with Brandon Kern from the Ohio Farm Bureau. Dale has an interview with Kelly Harsh from the Ohio Corn and Wheat Growers association. And Dusty brings in audio from Dr. Ian Sheldon on global trade. … Continue reading

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Ohio’s Country Journal & Ohio Ag Net Podcast |Ep. 186 | No Diggity, No Drainage

Matt, Kolt, and Dusty host today with special guest, Amy Milam. She is the director of Legal Education and Member Education with Ohio Farm Bureau and talks a little bit about new legislation for drainage. Interviews this week include Matts talk with Garry Shick of Hardin County; Garry was named the Ohio No-Till Farmer of the Year. Madi Kregel has an interview with the Ohio Harness Horsemen’s Association President Steve Bateson, and Randy & Kim Haines of Cool Winds Farms in Lima, Ohio. She talks to them about the harness racing industry and the impact COVID-19 had on it. … Continue reading

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Ohio’s Country Journal & Ohio Ag Net Podcast |Ep. 185 | Fa La Lama Sweater

Merry Christmas, Ohio! Matt, Kolt, and Dusty are joined by Elizabeth Long from Ag Resources Management (ARM); they talk about end of the year finances. The ugly Christmas sweater game is afoot on this weeks podcast, and this is one for the livestock. See for yourself on the Ohio Ag Net Facebook page. Dusty has two featured audio submissions this week. One with ODNR Director Mary Mertz, on H2Ohio and other projects her department has taken over. The second has ODA Director Dorothy Pelanda, while she spoke at a press conference on the H2Ohio program. From the OCJ & OAN family, to yours, have a safe and wonderful Holiday! … Continue reading

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Ohio’s Country Journal & Ohio Ag Net Podcast |Ep. 184 | The Queen came for a Chat

Matt, Kolt, and Madi host her Royal Highness Mackenzie Hoog, The 2020 Ohio Fairs Queen. Mackenzie chatted about the Ohio Fair Managers Convention, which will be held virtually this year on January 8-9th, and what the Ohio Fair’s Queen Contest will look like this year. Interviews this week include a discussion on Vomitoxin from Dale with Craig Haugaard. A quick update from Duane Statler from the Blanchard River Demo Farms, with Dale as well. And a chat with Brian Ravencraft from Holbrook and Manter.… Continue reading

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Ohio’s Country Journal & Ohio Ag Net Podcast |Ep. 183 | Glaciers and Voles

Matt, Kolt, Dusty, and the newest Ohio Ag Net employee, Madi Kregel, are running the show today! Madi talks about finishing her internship experience after being an intern during the pandemic. Dusty has three interviews this week after he and Kolt attended the Ohio No-Till Council Meeting; his audio features: Dr. Rattan Lal on agricultures best managment practices, climate change, and carbon sequestration: Hans Kok on soil health, cover crops, and the history of our soils: and Jim Hoorman on voles. … Continue reading

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Ohio’s Country Journal & Ohio Ag Net Podcast |Ep. 182 | It’s Beginning to Look a Lot Like South American Updates

Kolt and Matt host this week with guest, OCJ marketing specialist, Rise Labig! Rise talks about our South America Updates that start up around this time of year. We are excited to share the South American stories! Kolt and Dale attended the virtual National Association of Farm Broadcasters Convention last week. Kolt has three interviews from the convention. All of that and more at ocj.com!… Continue reading

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