To date this season, some Ohio farmers have experienced 200 to 300 percent more rainfall than normal. This amount of moisture, paired with above average temperatures, has created prime conditions for disease development. In particular, frogeye leaf spot. Farmers should be thinking preventative versus reactively when it comes to protecting yield potential from disease. The Ohio Ag Net’s Ty Higgins talked with FMC Agricultural Solutions Senior Technical Sales Manager Joe Reed about prevention and control, as well as return on investment of fungicide applications.… Continue reading
On Friday, June 29th, the Ohio Pork Council and The Ohio State University Department of Animal Sciences are hosting ‘Pork 509’ – a seminar to discuss pork quality.
Throughout the seminar, faculty at the OSU Department of Animal Sciences will host informational sessions regarding welfare, genetics, meat quality, processing characteristics and more. Attendees will also be able to participate in a hands-on carcass and meat quality assessment, led by Dr. Lyda Garcia and Dr. Eric England. Additional speakers at Pork 509 include Dr. Steve Moeller and Dr. Monique Paris-Garcia. See the days’ agenda here and call 614-882-5887 for registration.
OPC President Rich Deaton visited with the Ohio Ag Net’s Ty Higgins about the event, as well as the importance of early registration as space is limited.… Continue reading
From corn and soybean fields well on their way, to field needing replanted after a washout rain, DuPont Pioneer’s Ryan Terry is seeing just about everything this time of year. He talks about the variability and what the wet weather in his area is stirring up in soybean fields in this week’s DuPont Pioneer Field Report.… Continue reading
The Ohio Ag Net podcast, brought to you by AgriGold, brings you interviews with Senator Sherrod Brown on the Senate Farm Bill. We hear from Jeff Neal of Kalmbach Feeds on the company’s brand new feed mill near Upper Sandusky. Brady Campbell of the OSU Sheep Team gives us an update on parasites in livestock. And the first week of Feeding Farmers in 2018 has come and gone, where Joel visited with Roger Yocom on their farm’s unique history and more.… Continue reading
June 15th has been circled on many calendars in farm country. That is when President Trump will release plans to put tariffs on $50 billion worth of China goods. It is also when soybean farmers will find out how retaliation measures taken by China may impact their bottom line. The Ohio Ag Net’s Ty Higgins has more with Ohio Soybean Association President Allen Armstrong.… Continue reading
Can corn grow too fast? After many days in the 80’s and 90’s during the month of May, some corn plants did more growing above ground than in the soil. That can cause some early micro-nutrient issues on the corn crop. In this week’s DuPont Pioneer Field Report, Field Agronomist Kyle Poling talked about what he is seeing as he scouts.… Continue reading
For some farmers in DuPont Pioneer’s Bradley Ott’s territory in southwest Ohio, corn was planted in such a timely fashion that it is time to side dress the remainder of nitrogen on before the calendar turns to June. Is that too early? For this week’s DuPont Pioneer Seeds Field Report, Ott visits with the Ohio Ag Net’s Ty Higgins about some things to consider in these situations.… Continue reading
DuPont Pioneer Field Agronomist Kyle Poling covers the west central part of Ohio and parts of his area have been drier than normal as the growing season begins. Poling has come across some fertilizer burn on young corn plants as a results. He gives the Ohio Ag Net’s Ty Higgins the details on what to look for as you evaluate early corn stands and how checking those fields can help evaluate planter performance as well in this week’s DuPont Pioneer Field Report.… Continue reading
This week on the Podcast Joel, Ty and Matt recap a couple of royal events over the weekend (one that included pork!). Matt talks about the response to his water quality regulations blog, Ty discussing the rise in diesel costs and Joel recaps the Fall Bill failure on the House floor last week.… Continue reading
This week’s podcast contains conservations between Matt Reese and Paul Dorrance, a farmer in favor of more natural farming practices. Ty Higgins has a chat with a couple young farmers in various tractor cabs this past week. Joel Penhorwood talks with Jon Scheve, grain merchandiser with Superior Feed Ingredients.… Continue reading
Even though a good part of Ohio has seen some rain recently, there are some parts that haven’t seen a drop in weeks. That may have some farmers wanted to plant a little deeper to try to get that seed to some moisture a little further in the dirt. In this week’s DuPont Pioneer Field Report, Territory Manager Matthew Stroud gives this thoughts on that theory and also shares with the Ohio Ag Net’s Ty Higgins how far along some southern Ohio wheat fields are for this time of year.… Continue reading
The crew recaps coverage of the Ohio FFA Convention, in which the student reporters spoke with keynote speaker Eddie George and Dale Minyo talked with Todd Peterson.
An important call to action day for corn farmers is here and Ty Higgins caught up with Ohio Corn and Wheat’s Tadd Nicholson.
A sinkhole in a farm field in Logan County is getting attention. Joel Penhorwood hears from Sunny Yoesting on the situation happening on her farm.
All that and much more in this week’s podcast, sponsored by AgriGold.… Continue reading
The Ohio Ag Net Podcast, brought to you by AgriGold, finally has some warm weather to talk about!
Host Ty Higgins will be on the road this week to jump in the cab with farmers from around the state as they put seed in the ground.
He also talks cost of production with Carrie Johnson of Cargill Ag Marketing Service.
Matt Reese has the latest update on watershed research from Grand Lake St. Marys in his conversations with Bill Knapke and Stephen Jacquemin of Wright State’s Lake Campus.
The crew has more fun conversation in this latest podcast.… Continue reading
Warm weather brought short sleeves for the 54th episode of the Ohio Ag Net Podcast, brought to you by AgriGold.
Joel Penhorwood talks with Marlee Stollar about the recent Farmers Share event held by the Agricultural Communicators of Tomorrow at Ohio State.
Matt Reese has a conversation about micro greens and indoor farming with Daniel Klemens.
Ty Higgins speaks with Brent Ditmars of Farm Credit Mid-America.
The crew, including Dale Minyo, has more fun in the sun with this week’s podcast.… Continue reading