The end result of a crop depends very highly on the conditions above and below the dirt at planting time. Eric Anderson, a product development agronomist from Syngenta, visited with the Ohio Ag Net’s Ty Higgins about some things to consider before the planters roll.… Continue readingRead More »
As the cattle herds expand across the U.S. and the poultry and pork markets recover from disease setbacks, the demand for animal protein continues to be strong domestically. Recently, the Ohio Ag Net’s Ty Higgins talked about the outlook for the meat sector with Will Sawyer from Rabo AgriFinance.… Continue readingRead More »
At the 2016 Ohio AgriBusiness Association Conference, University of Kentucky’s Josh McGrath talked with attendees about the complexities of the competing performance objectives with nitrogen managment.Read More »
Jason Johnson with Paccar had some big news for The Ohio Ag Net’s Dale Minyo at this week’s National Biodiesel Conference in Tampa.
National Biodiesel Board‘s Anne Steckle vists with Dale about some of the issues her industry faces in Washington DC.
Ohio soybean producers Jerry Bambauer talks with Dale about the takeaways from the 2016 National Biodiesel Convention.Read More »
US consumers used a record of nearly 2.1 billion gallons of biodiesel in 2015, according to the National Biodiesel Board (NBB). Kicking off the 2016 Biodiesel Conference and Expo in Tampa, Florida, Monday, industry leaders released the production data compiled by the Environmental Protection Agency.
Ohio Ag Net’s Dale Minyo is in Tampa this week and visited with NBB’s Don Scott.
Dale and Don also visited about the fuel vs. food debate and Scott’s unique view of the discussion.Read More »
James Jacobs, a farmer from Bloomingburg, Ohio, came in 1st Place in the AA No-Till/Strip Till Non-Irrigated category for Ohio in the 2015 National Corn Growers Association Corn Yield Contest. He visits with Ohio Ag Net’s Ty Higgins about his strategies that scored him 276.98 bushels to the acre and what methods he used on the winning field that he may work into his whole farm strategy in 2016.… Continue readingRead More »
The 2015 growing season was anything but textbook for farmers in Ohio, and a season like that keeps DuPont Pioneer Account Managers, like Mike Gahn, on their toes. In this week’s DuPont Pioneer Field Report, Gahn tells the Ohio Ag Net’s Ty Higgins that although conditions were far from ideal for growing corn this year, there were some surprising results from a moisture and test weight standpoint.… Continue readingRead More »
An early wrap on the 2015 harvest will give farmers a little extra time to consider what they’ll plant next year. For this week’s DuPont Pioneer Field Report, Account Manager Chasitie Euler talks with the Ohio Ag Net’s Ty Higgins about the purchasing trends she is seeing so far.… Continue readingRead More »
As farmers around Ohio hose off the harvest equipment, it is now time to head out to the field again for check on the emergence of their winter wheat. According to Tate Cockerill, a DuPont Pioneer Account Manager in Southwest and South Central Ohio, after a good plating window, mild temperatures and some rain in his area, wheat is off to a great start. He visits with The Ohio Ag Net’s Ty Higgins about what an ideal winter looks like for a successful wheat crop too in this week’s DuPont Pioneer Field Report.… Continue readingRead More »
As farmers clean off their combines and wagons after an early 2015 harvest, the work is far from done. Growers are using this newfound time in the fall to work some ground. DuPont Pioneer Account Manager Derek Hunker talks about why farmers are doing more tillage this year and what else is going on around the farm to prepare for 2016 in this week’s DuPont Pioneer Field Report.… Continue readingRead More »
With the 2015 harvest season winding down ahead of schedule, farmers will have more time to pencil out how to manage production costs while trying for better outcomes in 2016. In this week’s DuPont Pioneer Field Report, Encirca CSA Lewis Stearns visits with The Ohio Ag Net’s Ty Higgins about how farmers are going about making 2016 crop decisions with new digital tools.… Continue readingRead More »
With one of the driest falls in recent memory and a rapid wrap up to harvest, many farmers are finding some extra time to take care of some fall field work ahead of schedule. In this week’s DuPont Pioneer Field Report, Field Agronomist Jonah Johnson says there are some good options of fall field work and some that may be more harm than good.… Continue readingRead More »
With the official arrival of fall, it’s a good time to remind pork producers, veterinarians and other industry members that mitigating risks from animal diseases is an ongoing process.
Although the number of new PED infections has greatly decreased in recent months, PEDv is still a threat to the U.S. pork industry, and cooler months raise the potential for new cases to emerge.Read More »
Some corn and soybean yields in Ohio did well better than others, but what was the differentiating factors? Was it planting date? Tillage? Traits? DuPont Pioneer Field Agronomist Kyle Poling goes over corn and soybean performance for 2015 in this week’s DuPont Pioneer Field Report.… Continue readingRead More »
After the many curve balls thrown at this year’s corn and soybean crops, farmers in Ohio didn’t quite know what to expect this fall. Now that harvest is in full swing, growers are seeing the results of a difficult growing season as they get into their fields. Bradley Ott, a DuPont Pioneer Account Manager, talks to The Ohio Ag Net’s Ty Higgins in this week’s DuPont Pioneer Field Report about what farmers are noticing and how producers can manage their yield expectations .… Continue readingRead More »
As harvest progresses in Ohio, many now empty fields are beginning to green up again with problem weeds, like marestail. In this week’s DuPont Pioneer Field Report, Account Manager Kevin Forrest visits with The Ohio Ag Net’s Ty Higgins about how to control those pesky weeds before its too late.… Continue readingRead More »