For the Ohio corn crop in 2012, growing conditions were sub-par, yields were well below average and as you might imagine test weights lagged as well. DuPont Pioneer Account Manager Andrea Cleveland discusses that part of the crop equation with Ty Higgins.Read More »
Many producers are not only choosing hybrids for the 2013 planting season, they are also having to decide on whether those seeds will be treated or not. Ryan Parkin with Beck’s Hybrids visits with Ty Higgins about Beck’s Escalate yield enhancement system.Read More »
The wet weather is causing a hitch in many harvest schedules and the crop is slow to come in. The need to get the corn in the bin before Mother Nature knocks it to the ground has caused some compaction issues across Ohio. Ty Higgins has more in this week’s DuPont Pioneer Crop Update.Read More »
It seems as The Ohio Ag Net travels the state, many farmers are estimating yield averages of over 50 bushels per acre for their soybean fields. The state record is 49. DuPont Pioneer Account Manager Mike McBride tells Ty Higgins a record bean yield, despite the drought, wouldn’t surprise him.Read More »
The yields may not be where farmers were hoping they would be as harvest progresses, but many can’t complain about the quality of grain they are getting out of the field. Ty Higgins has details with DuPont Pioneer Account Manager Kevin Forrest.Read More »
During the harvest, producers are always looking for high numbers, but one number needs to be a low as possible. DuPont Pioneer Account Manager Doug House talks with Ty Higgins about how to minimize on-farm accidents during a very busy time of year.Read More »
Friday, Ty Higgins of the Ohio Ag Net headed southwest to Camden, Ohio just this side of the Ohio-Indiana border to Jackson Farms. Seed Consultants, Incorporated’s final field day of the season was held there to show SCI growers some research plots and how their products fared in 2012.
Don Jackson will start his harvest over the weekend and told Ty that he is hearing yield figures all of the board so far.
Seed Consultants Seedsman Roger Noel tells Ty the differences in the outcomes of fields across SCI’s region does not surprise him.Read More »