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Ohio Ag Net Podcast | Ep. 123 | Cover Crops & Agritourism

Matt is out this week at the county fair so the podcast duties are left to the broadcast team. Bart, Dale, Dusty, and Kolt have the honors this week all thanks to AgriGold. We get an update on crops from different part of the state and talk about National 4-H Week, and farmers supporting farmers.

Featured on the podcast this week, Matt sent back a few interviews. One is with Nathan Brause from Crawford County talking about his cover crops and no-till as well as Cody Beacom with Bird Agronomics talking about cover crops. We also get an update from Peggy Hall on Ohio’s agritourism laws. All of that and more on the podcast!

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Ohio Ag Net Podcast | Ep. 122 | Mental Health and Farming Naked

Dale, Matt and Kolt are with you this week. Matt needs to clear the air on his farming naked shirt and Dale recaps the latest USDA stock report.

During the Farm Science Review, Matt sat down with OCJ Marketing Specialist Risë Labig to chat with Jolene Brown about farm stress and mental health. Dusty joins us with an interview with Barry McGraw of the Ohio Soybean Council, and we meet Luke Crumley, the new Director of Public Policy and Nutrient Management for the Ohio Corn and Wheat Growers Association.

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Ohio Ag Net Podcast | Ep. 121| Farm Science Review: New Hats and Soiled Underpants

In this special “Farm Science Review wrap up” episode of the Ohio Ag Net Podcast the crew is back together to talk about their week at Farm Science Review. Matt is excited about the new podcast contraption, and uses it to talk about farm stress and mental health, renewable fuels, and soiled underpants. Bart catches up with some folks with agronomy, and several jokes are made about Matt’s new hat.

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Ohio Ag Net Podcast | Ep. 119 | Crop Tour Debriefing, Cultivating a Cure

The latest episode of the Ohio Ag Net Podcast, sponsored by AgriGold, brings together Kolt Buchenroth, Matt Reese, and Joel Penhorwood to talk the latest in Ohio agriculture and beyond. Joel recaps the Pro Farmer Midwest Crop Tour with western leg reporter Dustin Hoffmann of the Iowa Agribusiness Radio Network, Matt catches up with Between the Rows farmers Lamar Liming and Dylan Baer, and Dusty Sonnenberg hears from Ty Higgins on the Cultivating a Cure program. All that and much more in the Ohio Ag Net latest podcast!

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Ohio Ag Net Podcast | Ep. 118 | We’re back from the 2019 Ohio Crop Tour

The 118th episode of the Ohio Ag Net Podcast, sponsored by AgriGold, includes hosts Matt Reese, Kolt Buchenroth, Bart Johnson, and Dusty Sonnenburg. On today’s podcast the team share their experiences about the Ohio Crop Tour. Dusty speaks with Congressman Bob Latta about the stresses farmers are going through this year. Dusty also shares information about upcoming Forage Field Days in Ohio. Finally, Joel gives us an update on the Pro Farmer Midwest Crop Tour.

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Ohio Ag Net Podcast | Ep. 117 | The team prepares for the Ohio Crop Tour.

The 117th episode of the Ohio Ag Net Podcast, sponsored by AgriGold. includes hosts Joel Penhorwood, Matt Reese, Kolt Buchenroth, and Bart Johnson. On today’s episode, the team discusses their upcoming plans for the Ohio Crop Tour. Matt gets a dry farm update with Dylan Baer and Andrew Armstrong, our Between the Rows farmers. Finally, we hear from Katherine Bell, an ag teacher at Liberty Center, who talks with Dale Minyo about her experiences as an educator.

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Ohio Ag Net Podcast | Ep. 116 | Dusty brains and new team member Dusty Sonnenburg.

The 116th episode of the Ohio Ag Net Podcast, sponsored by AgriGold, includes hosts Joel Penhorwood, Matt Reese, Kolt Buchenroth, Bart Johnson and new team member Dusty Sonnenburg. On today’s episode, the crew gets back into their normal routine after the 2019 Ohio State Fair. In the busy week of the state fair, Matt spoke with Governor Mike Dewine and Lamb and Wool Ambassador Emma Preston about their personal experiences at the state fair.

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Ohio Ag Net Podcast | Ep. 115 | The Ohio State Fair with Dean Kress

The 115th episode of the Ohio Ag Net Podcast, sponsored by AgriGold, includes host Matt Reese and Kolt Buchenroth. On today’s episode, the podcast is at the Ohio State Fair and we have a special guest. Dean of the College of Food, Agriculture, and Environmental Sciences, Dr. Cathann A. Kress stopped by to talk about the Dean’s Charity Steer Show. Dale and Joel got interviews from the Grand and Reserve Champion of the market lamb show, Paige Pence and Grant Johnson. Matt also speaks with Brooke Beam about the Germinate International Film Fest in Highland County. Finally, Joel gets a chance to talk with the Superintendent of the sheep barn at the Ohio State Fair, Tim Barnes.

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Ohio Ag Net Podcast | Ep. 114 | Soaking up the sun with solar panels and ice cold milk

The 114th episode of the Ohio Ag Net Podcast, sponsored by AgriGold, includes hosts Joel Penhorwood, Dale Minyo, and Kolt Buchenroth. On today’s podcast, Joel and Dale discuss the growing interest of solar technology with Eli Mast of Mast Farm Service and Sheldon Stutzman of Paradise Energy Solutions. Joel talks with Kelsey Turner from the Ohio Farm Bureau about the Young Ag Professionals Event and how to participate. The podcast has interviews from Kyle Vantillburg and Jetse Boersma on MVP Dairy where they talk with Matt Reese about the farm and the dairy industry. Matt gets an update from the Between the Rows farmers Dylan Baer and Nathan Brown and the boys guess this year’s Ohio State Fair butter sculpture.

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Ohio Farm Bureau News Update | June 26, 2019 | Ohio Working Lands Sign Up, disaster declarations and more

Welcome to this week’s news roundup from Ohio Farm Bureau. Click here for our front page news and information, sponsored by the Ohio Farm Bureau Federation.

If you’re a member, thank you for your support. Be sure to take advantage of all of your member benefits, including the updated Ohio Landowner Toolkit.

If you’re not a member (or need to renew your membership), this is your invitation to joinLearn more about membership or contact your county Farm Bureau.

Current News

Ohio asks USDA for disaster declarations

Gov. Mike DeWine has formally asked the U.S. Department of Agriculture for a disaster declaration following a devastatingly wet spring. Ohio Farm Bureau strongly encourages farmers who have had difficulty planting their 2019 crops to share their situation with the county Farm Service Agency office as soon as possible. The information provided will assist them in determining if a Disaster Declaration request would be applicable for that county.

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Ohio Ag Net Podcast | Ep. 107 | Prevent Plant, Dairy Month, and County Fairs

The 107th episode of the Ohio Ag Net Podcast, sponsored by AgriGold, with hosts Matt Reese, Dale Minyo and Kolt Buchenroth Starts off with an update from Keith Summers of of Leist Mercantile on prevent plant. He also talks with Devin Cain to celebrate dairy month.

Kolt Buchenroth talks with Representative Don Jones (R-Glenford) about House Bill 6 and how it relates to Ohio’s county fairs. Matt speaks with Tom Ramsey about barley that’s being grown in Ohio. Plus, the whole group’s analysis of the current weather conditions and trying to put a little positive spin on the depressing situation.

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Pioneer Field Report: Evaluate wheat, alfalfa stands

In this week’s Pioneer Field Report, Ohio Ag Net is joined by Pioneer Field Agronomist Brad Ott. Ott discusses the extended planting season in front of us and what that means from a consideration of crops going to the field. He’s encouraging growers to not make too many changes at this point, but be evaluating needs on a field-by-field basis. Alfalfa and wheat stand needs are also important at this time going forward across Ohio.

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Ohio Ag Net Podcast | Ep. 106 | Cab Cams, Soggy Weather, and Dorky Car Rides

The 106th episode of the Ohio Ag Net Podcast, sponsored by AgriGold, with hosts Matt Reese, Joel Penhorwood, Kolt Buchenroth, and Zach Parrott. Todays podcast starts off with Joel’s Cab Cam interviews with Andy Detwiler and Greg McGlinch. Cab Cams this week are sponsored by Homan Inc.

Intern Zach Parrott, goes on his first farm visits with Matt Reese and Kolt Buchenroth, where they meet up with Jess and Adam Campbell and Between the Rows farmer, Nathan Brown. Matt Reese also talked with dairy farmer Devin Cain and his backpack program to help feed hungry kids.

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Ohio Ag Net Podcast | Ep. 105 | An ode to opossums, tariffs, and prevent plant

The 105th episode of the Ohio Ag Net Podcast, sponsored by AgriGold, comes on another rainy day across the Buckeye State. A wide range of topics greet host Joel Penhorwood alongside Kolt Buchenroth, Dale Minyo, Zach Parrott, and Matt Reese.

We begin by hearing in the first installment of Plow Talk from guests Matthew and Jason Bane of Bane-Welker Equipment. Ohio Corn and Wheat’s Tadd Nicholson talks about the Tariffs Hurt the Heartland campaign while grain merchandiser Jon Scheve updates us on his latest market advice in this tough economic and agronomic time (hint: it has to do with prevent plant). Union County Fred Yoder updates us on his perspective for this unique growing season and how he compares it to 2011, all the while strawberry producer Todd Stacy talks a unique way of picking his crop.

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Patience for planting 🔊

By Joel Penhorwood

The 2019 planting season continues to be an aggravating one for Ohio growers, though there’s still plenty of time for a good crop ahead, says DEKALB Asgrow Technical Agronomist Roy Ulrich.

Ulrich spoke Thursday to a group of Union County farmers, hosted by Yoder Ag Services, answering questions and highlighting timely agronomic issues.

“No really big reasons to change anything as far as products or practices until after we get out past Memorial Day. Once we get toward the end of the month, then we can make some changes, but right now just stay the course. Whatever plan you had is still the best plan to put in place,” said Ulrich.

He pointed out how growing degree day requirements for corn actually go down as the planting season rolls along due to corn’s unique adaptation abilities. Soybeans though do require a different tailoring as the planting date gets later, the reason he recommends upping populations by 10,000 per acre for each week after Memorial Day.

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Pioneer Field Report: Stay the course

Ohio Ag Net’s Joel Penhorwood catches up with Pioneer Field Agronomist John Schoenhals to discuss what has been on everybody’s minds – delayed planting concerns. Stay the course is his advice to Ohio farmers at this point. Though we’re behind schedule, Schoenhals says there’s economic reasoning to not changing up the plan, which he details in the discussion below.

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