Podcasts

Ohio’s Country Journal & Ohio Ag Net Podcast | Ep. 234 | “Farmhand Mike” and Fairs

“Farmhand Mike” Less, farm influencer on social media and Darke County farmer joins us to talk about how his popular YouTube channel was started. Dale has updates from the Ohio Fair Managers Association convention with Rod Arter and Greta Gray. Plus, Dale visited with Ethan Lane of the National Cattleman’s Beef Association. All of that and more thanks to AgriGold!… Continue reading

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Ohio’s Country Journal & Ohio Ag Net Podcast | Ep. 233 | New Year, Same Dad Jokes

Dusty, Matt and Kolt are starting off the New Year running down the latest in Ohio Agriculture (and yes, sharing a Dad Joke.) Dusty has a preview of the Ohio Field Leader Podcast this month with Dr. John Finer of Ohio State. Matt has an update with Fairfield County SWCD Wildlife Specialist Tommy Springer, Kolt has audio from Clay Patton and the Rural Radio Network on the Kansas Wildfires and Dusty visits with USDA NRCS Chief Terry Cosby. All of that and more thanks to AgriGold!

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Ohio’s Country Journal & Ohio Ag Net Podcast | Ep. 232 | Winter Leadership Experience

John and Sarah Bolte of the Ohio Farm Bureau state Young Ag Professionals Committee join us to discuss the upcoming Winter Leadership Experience conference. Dale has a report from the OFBF Annual Meeting with Brandon Kern and Melanie Strait-Bok from Farm Credit Mid-America and Matt visits with Jennifer Pemberton, Mahoning County Farm Bureau president after people have been releasing livestock from pens. All of that and more thanks to AgriGold!… Continue reading

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Ohio’s Country Journal & Ohio Ag Net Podcast | Ep. 231 | Ugly Christmas Sweaters

In this episode of the podcast, Matt, Dusty and Kolt are joined by Elizabeth Long of Ag Resource Management as they share their ugly Christmas sweaters. Aside from holiday cheer, they talk about end-of-year financial decisions that need to be made. Matt has an update with Kirk Hines, Chief of Soil and Water Conservation Districts with the Ohio Department of Agriculture. Dale visits with some folks from Farm Credit Mid America, and Jon Scheve has an update. All of that and more thanks to AgriGold!… Continue reading

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Ohio’s Country Journal & Ohio Ag Net Podcast | Ep. 230 | Ohio Farm Bureau Annual Meeting Preview

Ty Higgins joins us (and maybe helps us along) in this weeks episode of the podcast presented by AgriGold. He’s here to talk about the upcoming Ohio Farm Bureau Annual Meeting this week. Dusty has updates from the Grain Farmers Symposium from both Jay Truitt and Ben Brown. All of that and more in the podcast presented by AgriGold.… Continue reading

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Ohio’s Country Journal & Ohio Ag Net Podcast | Ep. 228 | Slug Huntin’

Jim Hoorman of Hoorman Soil Health Services joins the podcast to talk about all things soil health including slugs and how to eradicate them. Plus, Dusty has an update with Steve Culman on Fertilizer price mitigation. Dale sends back updates from the National Assocaition of Farm Broadcasting Trade Talk from Nutrien and BASF. All of that and more thanks to AgriGold!… Continue reading

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Ohio’s Country Journal & Ohio Ag Net Podcast | Ep. 225 | Labor and FFA

Chris Henney, President and CEO of the Ohio AgriBusiness Association joins us to discuss labor issues in the ag sector. We also have audio from National FFA Convention, first visiting with Jacob Zajkowski and Mackenzie Ott, Ohio FFA State Officers. Plus, hear from Caleb Durheim who won the individual and team awards for the Food Science and Technology contest. Lastly, we visit with Taylor Thomas of Wilmington College. All of that and more thanks to AgriGold!… Continue reading

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Ohio’s Country Journal & Ohio Ag Net Podcast | Ep. 224 | Ohio Farm Bureau Foundation

Kelly Burns of the Ohio Farm Bureau Foundation joins the podcast to discuss the latest from the foundation. Dale has a report from Feeding Farmers in the Field, as well as with John Brien of AgriGold. Dusty visits with Chris Rodabaugh from Hardin County in advance of the Ohio Field Leader podcast November release. All of that and more thanks to AgriGold!… Continue reading

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Ohio’s Country Journal & Ohio Ag Net Podcast | Ep. 222 | DC Trip

On this episode of the podcast, Dusty and Kolt are joined by Kameron Rinehart who recently returned from Washington DC. Trip attendees engaged legislators about Ohio agriculture’s priorities in government. Rinehart also gave an update on the Young Ag Professionals Winter Leadership Experience. All of that and more, presented by AgriGold!… Continue reading

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Ohio’s Country Journal & Ohio Ag Net Podcast | Ep. 221 | South American Update

Matt and Dusty are joined by Daniele Saquiera of AgRural in Brazil and Risë Labig, Marketing Specialist with Ohio Ag Net & Ohio’s Country Journal to get an update on all things related to South American agriculture. Plus, Matt has interviews with Nathan Rice from NRCS on grazing, Ryan Conklin of Wright and Moore on Taxes, and Doug Walton and Mike Weasel talking about land and property markets. All of that and more thanks to AgriGold on this episode of the podcast!… Continue reading

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Ohio’s Country Journal & Ohio Ag Net Podcast | Ep. 220 | Wet FSR and a wet kitchen

Kolt, Dusty and Matt revisit a very soggy Farm Science Review, Kolt’s kitchen is wet too in the homeowner chronicles. Dusty has a report from Dr. Horacio Lopez-Nicora, the new plant pathologist at Ohio State, and Mary Griffith, OSU Extension Educator. All of that and more in this episode of the podcast brought to you by AgriGold!… Continue reading

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Ohio’s Country Journal & Ohio Ag Net Podcast | Ep. 219 | Farm Science Review Preview

Nick Zachrich, manager of the Farm Science Review joins Matt, Dusty and Kolt to preview the upcoming event as it makes its return to in-person programming. Dusty has a report from the Ohio Field Leader Roadshow, Dale was at the Hardin County Fair and catches up with Noah Ketcham, Junior Fair Board President, and Matt catches up with Jeff Cutler on poultry markets at the annual poultry banquet. All of that thanks to AgriGold!… Continue reading

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Ohio’s Country Journal & Ohio Ag Net Podcast | Ep. 218 | CAUV

Leah Curtis, Policy Counsel for Ohio Farm Bureau, visits with Matt, Dusty and Kolt discussing all things CAUV. Plus, Matt has updates with Chris Pugh of Bane Welker Equipment talking about getting the precision harvest equipment ready and Andi Blaylock of Cargill talking about mental health. Plus a healthy dose of Army Worm banter in this edition brought to you by AgriGold!… Continue reading

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Ohio’s Country Journal & Ohio Ag Net Podcast | Ep. 217 | Crop tour via podcast

In this episode of the podcast brought to you by AgriGold, Matt and Kolt are joined by Mitch Greve, Ohio Agronomist with AgriGold who gives us his take on crops around the state. Dale has an update with Scott Higgins from the American Dairy Association Mideast. He also has an update with Paul Bruns of Raven Precision talking about a driverless grain cart.… Continue reading

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Ohio’s Country Journal & Ohio Ag Net Podcast | Ep. 215 | Ohio State Fair Recap

Dale, Dusty and Kolt recap the Ohio State Fair. Dusty talks to Abecka Ruggles of Huron County who exhibited the Reserve Champion pen of meat chickens at the fair. Matt sends back a report with Hainsley Hatfield of Muskingum County talking about her experience in the Grand Drive event. All of that and more thanks to Agrigold!

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Ohio’s Country Journal & Ohio Ag Net Podcast | Ep. 214 | Ohio State Fair & 100% Chance of Banter

In this special Ohio State Fair edition of the Ohio Ag Net Podcast powered by AgriGold, fresh off the Breeding Grand Drive, Matt has caught up with Emma Preston and Olivia Rinesmith, the outgoing and incoming Lamb & Wool Ambassadors. He also catches up with Dyllan Knoll of Huron County, who exhibits dairy cows at the fair. Dusty sends back a report from VanTilburg Farms in this month’s edition of the Ohio Field Leader Podcast. All of that plus “100% chance of banter” in this episode of the podcast!… Continue reading

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