For DuPont Pioneer Account Manager Chasitie Euler’s northwestern territory of Ohio, corn planting is well area of most other parts of the state, but this week’s precipitation may have some farmers rethinking their herbicide strategies. Ty Higgins has more in this week’s DuPont Pioneer Field Report.… Continue reading
Although many farmers are hitting it hard in the fields getting the 2014 crop in, the May USDA World Ag Supply and Demand Report will have plenty of data that farmers should take a moment to look over. Ty Higgins covers some of the information with Global Commodity Analytics’ Mike Zuzolo.… Continue reading
For the very first DuPont Pioneer Crop Update of 2014, Account Manager Tate Cockerill urges growers to be patient as Mother Nature pushes back planned planting dates across Ohio and says that his part of the state is well ahead of the Ohio average of 9% of corn planted. Ty Higgins has more.… Continue reading
Dow AgroSciences reaches another milestone in the regulatory review process for the Enlist Weed Control System. Earlier this week the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced its proposed decision to register Enlist Duo, the herbicide for use with the Enlist system. Ty Higgins has more.
During Small Farm Week this week, USDA is offering funding opportunities to America’s small and midsized farmers and ranchers.
This funding represents the second major package USDA has unveiled this year, and includes several million dollars in university research awards, technical assistance and marketing support for small, socially-disadvantaged producers and Rural Cooperative Centers.Continue reading
Well before the planters are done rolling, efficiency-minded retailers, applicators and growers will already be thinking about best practices for tank mixing and applying their crop protection products. Now, there’s an app for that! Ty Higgins learns more about the “Mix Tank” app from Jim Reiss of Precision Laboratories.… Continue reading
Most growers know that weeds are harder to control later in the season and if they get too far out of hand, they can rob a substantial amount of your yields. Ty Higgins talks with BASF Advanced Weed Control expert Mark Oostlander for some quick tips in time for planting season.… Continue reading
On Wednesday, USDA released the April World Ag Supply and Demand numbers and according to Mike Zuzolo from Global Commodity Analytics, the soybean figures weren’t a surprise to the markets but they did set things straight. Ty Higgins gets more thoughts from Zuzolo in this report.… Continue reading
For Doug Swaim from Cedarville, Ohio, every year is an approach to do that best with what is in his control and let Mother Nature do the rest. That philosophy worked well for Swaim, as he won several awards from Asgrow/DEKALB for both his corn and soybeans in 2013. Ty Higgins caught up with Swaim at Commodity Classic.… Continue reading
Earlier this week at Ohio Farm Bureau’s Ag Day at the Capitol, Grocery Manufacturers Association Vice President of State Affairs Mandy Hagan shared an update with Matt Reese about GMO labeling from a state standpoint. Although legislation has been passed in some states, fully implemented laws aren’t happening yet.… Continue reading