Podcasts

Ohio’s Country Journal & Ohio Ag Net Podcast | Ep. 270 | Growing the Agriculture Industry One Student at a Time

On today’s episode, Matt and Dusty sit down with Kelly Burns of the Ohio Farm Bureau Foundation and Kristi Ackerman of Junior Achievement to talk about a grant that Junior Achievement received on behalf of the Ohio Farm Bureau Foundation. The grants main focus is to encourage students to look into the vast jobs the agriculture industry offers. Joel talked with Dr. John Fulton of the Ohio State University about drone technology in agriculture. Matt then catches up with Luke Crumley and Patty Mann of the Ohio Corn and Wheat Growers Association to talk about atrazine labeling, the new voter guide, and the importance of Unleaded 88 fuel. All this and more thanks to AgriGold!

00:00 Intro and OCJ/OAN Staff Update 

21:56 Dr. John Fulton – The Ohio State University

29:43 Luke Crumley & Patty Mann – Ohio Corn and Wheat

38:32 Closing… Continue reading

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Ohio’s Country Journal & Ohio Ag Net Podcast | Ep. 269 | Ag Resource Management talks changing finances, Athens Co. Historical Farm, and 30 years of OCJ

The 269th episode of the Ohio Ag Net Podcast joins Matt and Jeff Reese alongside Elizabeth Long and Larry Davis from Ag Resource Management as they discuss the changing finance landscape for today’s agriculture, including important crop deadlines, moving interest rates, and more.

The podcast also hears from longtime OCJ subscriber Wayne Wickerham as the Journal celebrates 30 years of being in print.

Matt also chats with Steve Garguillo on his family’s Historic Farm in Athens County.

All that, plus a few “Talk Like a Pirate Day” jokes along the way, and much more are included in today’s podcast. Tune in!

0:00.00 – Intro and OCJ/OAN Update with Ag Resource Management

12:23.15 – Steve Garguillo – Historic Farm

28:01.59 – 30 years of OCJ with Wayne Wickerham

35:27.83 – ARM Discussion and Closing… Continue reading

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Ohio’s Country Journal & Ohio Ag Net Podcast | Ep. 268 | Lumberjacks and The Paul Bunyan Show

On this week’s podcast Matt and Dusty sit down with Emmett Conway and Jim Doll with the Ohio Forestry Association talking about the upcoming Paul Bunyan Show. Joel sits down with Zach Dennis with Bane-Welker Equipment to discuss parts availability. The GrowNextGen folks sit down with Dale to talk about their current and upcoming projects. Dale catches up with staff at Farm Credit Mid-America to talk about their new office opening in Alliance. All this and more thanks to AgriGold! 

0:00:00 Intro and OCJ/OAN Staff Update 

0:26:55 Zach Dennis – Bane-Welker Equipment

0:31:51 GrowNextGen 

0:48:38 Farm Credit Mid-America Staff 

1:11:05 Closing … Continue reading

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Ohio’s Country Journal & Ohio Ag Net Podcast | Ep. 267 | Solar Energy & Dad Jokes

On this week’s podcast Matt and Dusty sit down with Dale Arnold of Ohio Farm Bureau to talk about solar energy in Ohio. Matt also catches up with Scott McNamee of the Richwood Independent Fair to talk about their unique non-livestock auction. Also, Matt adds in his share of dad jokes to make it a complete Ohio Ag Net Podcast! All this and more thanks to AgriGold! 

00:00 Intro and OCJ/OAN Staff Update

39:16 Scott McNamee – Richwood Independent Fair

46:28 Closing … Continue reading

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Ohio’s Country Journal & Ohio Ag Net Podcast | Ep. 266 | SCN in Ohio

This week Matt and Dusty sit down with Horacio Lopez-Nicora, Assistant Professor of Nematology, Soybean Pathology, and Agronomy at The Ohio State University. He talks about soybean cyst nematode in Ohio’s fields. Matt then chats with Kevin Miller of Oakridge Realty and Auction Co. to talk about auctions and land size in Ohio. Dusty stops in at the Lorain County Fair to chat with Kim Meyers who is the Fair Director to talk about the Fairs Forever Campaign. All this and more thanks to AgriGold!

00:00 Intro and OCJ/OAN Staff Update

32:16 Kevin Miller –  Auctioneer

41:32 Kim Meyers –  Lorain County Fair  

45:53 Closing… Continue reading

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Ohio’s Country Journal & Ohio Ag Net Podcast | Ep. 265 | Crop Tour or Ice Cream Tour?

Matt and Dusty sit down with Greg LaBarge of OSU Extension and Mark Warner a farmer in Richland County who were both along for the 2022 Ohio Crop Tour. They talk about what they saw when it came to crop conditions while on their tour. Dale then catches up with the GrowNextGen crew to talk about their chickenology event. Dusty joins Craig Riedel who is the 82nd District Ohio House Representative to talk about Ohio agriculture and H2Ohio. All this and more thanks to AgriGold!

00:00 Intro and OCJ/OAN Staff Update

22:41 GrowNextGen – Chickenology  

48:41 Craig Riedel – Ohio House Representative

55:25 Closing… Continue reading

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Ohio’s Country Journal & Ohio Ag Net Podcast | Ep. 264 | Ohio Crop Progress

Matt is joined with Sam Custer of OSU Extension and Jerry Bambauer a farmer and Ohio Soybean Association Member to talk about Crop Progress around the state of Ohio. Dale chats with Kyla McCoy, Patrick Miller, and Mekenzie Jolliff all GrowNextGen Staff about their time at the Ohio State Fair. Matt catches up with Matt Konieczka of Bane-Welker to talk about preparing for the harvest season. Jerry Happy an Ohio Pork Producer sits down with Matt to discuss the Rib Off at the Ohio State Fair and the pork industry. All this and more thanks to AgriGold!

00:00 Intro and OCJ/OAN Staff Update

17:12 GrowNextGen – Ohio State Fair

31:02 Bane-Welker  

35:53 Jerry Happy – Ohio Pork Producer

39:12 Closing   … Continue reading

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Ohio’s Country Journal & Ohio Ag Net Podcast | Ep. 263 | All Things Ohio State Fair

On this week’s podcast Matt sits down with Jeff Reese, Marketing Specialist at the Ohio Ag Net and Ohio Country Journal, Laura Wuebker, Ohio Farm Bureau Ambassador and Ohio Ag Net Intern, and Jake Zajkowski, Ohio Farm Bureau Intern. Matt, Jeff, Laura, and Jake talk all things Ohio State Fair from the Land and Living building sponsored by the Ohio Farm Bureau Federation to the Rib Off and all things in-between. Dale sits down with Farm Credit Mid-America Staff at Eaton where they talk about their Growing Forward Program to help young farmers navigate the challenges they may face. Scott Higgins, CEO of the American Dairy Association Mideast also joins Dale to talk about the Butter Cow at the Ohio State Fair and the dairy industry. All this and more thanks to AgriGold!

00:00 Intro and OCJ/OAN Staff Update

17:14 Farm Credit Mid-America Staff

28:03 Scott Higgins – ADAME

49:46 Closing… Continue reading

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Ohio’s Country Journal & Ohio Ag Net Podcast | Ep. 262 | Dean’s Steer Show – Good Steers, Good Cause

Matt, Dusty, and Dale sit down with Dean Cathann Kress, who is the Dean of the College of Food, Agriculture, and Environmental Science at The Ohio State University to talk about the Dean Charity Steer Show at the Ohio State Fair. Dale also catches up with Kirt Walker, CEO of Nationwide, to discuss his role in the Dean Charity Steer Show. The GrowNextGen Staff of the Ohio Soybean Council talk with Dale about their activities at the Ohio State Fair. Matt then chats with Braden Moore who is a 4-H Dad in Fairfield County and Delaney Moore who is a 4-H and FFA Member also in Fairfield County about the importance of showing livestock amid growing input cost. All this and more thanks to AgriGold! 

0:00:00 Intro and OCJ/OAN Staff Update

0:25:19 Kirt Walker – CEO Nationwide

0:31:33 GrowNextGen Staff

0:41:43 Braden Moore – 4-H Dad

0:52:14 Delaney Moore – 4-H and FFA Member

1:00:42 Closing… Continue reading

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Ohio’s Country Journal & Ohio Ag Net Podcast | Ep. 261 | The Ohio State Fair is Here Again

On this week’s podcast Alicia Shoults, Assistant General Manager of the Ohio State Fair and Laura Wuebker, Ohio Ag net Intern, sit down with Matt to discuss all things Ohio State Fair. Matt also catches up with Harley Jackson, who is an auctioneer. Luke Crumley and Ben Klick both of the Ohio Corn and Wheat Growers Association talk with Matt about the recent Corn Congress. All this and more thanks to AgriGold! 

00:00 Intro and OCj/OAN Staff Update

24:50 Harley Jackson – Auctioneer

33:41 Luke Crumley – Ohio Corn and Wheat

46:43 Ben Klick – Ohio Corn and Wheat

52:25 Closing… Continue reading

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Ohio’s Country Journal & Ohio Ag Net Podcast | Ep. 260 | Become a Farming Advocate

Stephanie Singer of The Nature Conservancy joins Matt, Dusty, and Kolt on the podcast to talk about the Farmer Advocate Program. Dale chats with Shelby Russell of Trumbull Career and Technical Center and Jane Hunt, Director of Education with Education Projects, to talk about the GrowNextGen program. Marv Ulmet, Territory Application Specialist at Bane Welker, also catches up with Dale to discuss manure equipment. All this and more thanks to AgriGold!

00:00 Introduction and OCJ/OAN Staff Update

20:25 Shelby Russell and Jane Hunt – GrowNextGen

41:06 Marv Ulmet of Bane Welker 

51:27 Closing

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Ohio’s Country Journal & Ohio Ag Net Podcast | Ep. 259 | OFBF on the Water Front

Matt, Kolt, and Dusty catch up with Jordan Hoewischer of the Ohio Farm Bureau Federation to discuss water quality within Ohio’s bodies of water. Dale chats with Mike Steenhoek, Executive Director of the Soy Transportation Coalition, to discuss the Senate infrastructure bill passage. All this and more thanks to AgriGold!

00:00 Introduction and OCJ/OAN Staff Update

29:13 Mike Steenhoek from Soy Coalition on infrastructure bill

36:49 Closing

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Ohio’s Country Journal & Ohio Ag Net Podcast | Ep. 258 | Podcast on Podcast with OSU Extension

On this week’s podcast Dusty and Kolt set down with Amanda Douridas and Elizabeth Hawkins of OSU Extension to talk about their podcast “OSU Extension Agronomy Farm Management Podcast.” Matt catches up with Jeff Lentz of Buckeye Online Equipment Auction LLC to talk about the new push for online auctions. Lastly, Andera Flowers of Cargill Sidney, Ohio location talks with Dale about the new crush facility. All this and more thanks to AgriGold!

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Ohio’s Country Journal & Ohio Ag Net Podcast | Ep. 257 | CCA Board Update

Clint Nester, Chairman of Ohio CCA Board and crop consultant with Nester Ag talks with Matt, Dusty, and Kolt about crop progress and updates within the CCA. Kolt then catches up with Adam Goodwin of Bane-Welker Equipment to talk about maintenance, protection, and everything in-between when it comes to hay equipment. The intern crew at GrowNetGen talks with Dale about their outreach when it comings to teaching students about agriculture and soybeans in particular. Lastly, Dale catches up with Tadd Nicholson, Executive Director of the Ohio Corn and Wheat to talk about E-15. All this and more thanks to AgriGold!… Continue reading

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Ohio’s Country Journal & Ohio Ag Net Podcast | Ep. 256 | Soil Health Savvy

In this podcast brought to you by AgriGold, Mary Griffith of the Soil Health Institute visits with Matt and Dusty about soil health. Matt hears from Marc Erwin on sky-high diesel prices. Dale visits with Jeanne Gogolski, CEO of Education Products and the originator of the GrowNextGen program. Finally, Matt visits with Dr. Todd Price on site selection for swine facilities. All of that and more all thanks to AgriGold!… Continue reading

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Ohio’s Country Journal & Ohio Ag Net Podcast | Ep. 255 | The Scoop on Prop 12

Matt and Kolt catch up with Leah Curtis, Policy Counsel and Sr. Director of Member Engagement at Ohio Farm Bureau, to talk about Prop 12 happening in California and its effects for farms all around the country. AgriGold Agronomist, Mitch Greve, talks with Dale about the planting progress happening around the state. Matt then discusses with Andy White of RES Auction Services how the price of new and used equipment keeps rising. Lastly, Dale speaks with Farm Credit Mid-America employees about the Stock the Trailer Program to combat food hunger. All that and more thanks to AgriGold! … Continue reading

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Ohio’s Country Journal & Ohio Ag Net Podcast | Ep. 254 | High Inflation and High Hills

Elizabeth Long of Ag Resource Management talks with Matt, Dusty, and Kolt about high inflation prices currently and what to expect in the coming months. Matt then catches up with Ben Seibert who is a grain and livestock farmer in Western, Ohio. Stephanie Singer of Nature Conservancy chats with Dusty about the Farmer Advocate for Conservation Program. All that and more thanks to AgriGold! … Continue reading

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Ohio’s Country Journal & Ohio Ag Net Podcast | Ep. 253 | Cosmetically Challenged Produce and Podcast Hosts

Matt, Dusty, and Kolt talk with Lisa Hamler-Fugitt, Executive Director of Ohio Association of Foodbanks, about all things food security and how agriculture can play a role in solving hunger in Ohio. Dusty catches up with Kyle Bailey of Bane Welker Equipment to discuss the importance of proper equipment calibration and maintenance. Attorney Laura Curliss talks with Matt about her role in the Bailey Case in Union county. All this and more thanks to AgriGold!… Continue reading

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Ohio’s Country Journal & Ohio Ag Net Podcast | Ep. 252 | Ethanol Update

Tadd Nicholson of Ohio Corn and Wheat joins Matt, Dusty and Kolt on the podcast to give an update on the corn landscape in Ohio, the looming deadline for the wheat yield contest, corn prices and the update on year-round E-15 sales! USDA’s Gary Crawford has an interview with B.J. Johnson, the CEO of Clear Flame Technologies who is working on 100% ethanol semis. All of that and more thanks to AgriGold!

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