Dave Hays a farmer in Allen County joins Dale as he talks about the year and the almost perfect weather they had…. after it finally dried out.
In this week’s podcast brought to you by AgriGold, Dale, Bart, Dusty and Kolt are up to talk about the latest in soybean harvest from Bart and Dusty. Dusty chats with a Northwest Ohio Farmer about his experience in this growing season. Dale catches up with some folks at the Circleville Pumpkin Show, and much more!
Dale, Matt and Kolt in today on the Ohio Ag Net Podcast powered by AgriGold. Matt gives us an update on his thirty animals that his two kids exhibited at the Fairfield County Fair. In between his estimated 70 miles walked, Matt found time to catch up with Trish Preston of Ohio State’s College of Food, Agricultural and Environmental Sciences.
The crew talks about the frost and what that means for the crops. We get an update from Dale who visits with Corey Cockerill of Wilmington College on their visit day. Matt and Dale catch up with two ladies from John Deere on the opportunities for ladies in Agriculture.
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!
2019 Cab Cam Series presented by Homan Incorporated finds Bart Johnson in the cab with Steve Creamer of Creamer Farm Drainage. Steve is working on waterways with a Wolverine “ditching” tool. Steve says this is one of the most impressive and efficient tools he has operated in his excavation business.
Time savings and precision
The first stop of the Ohio Ag Net/ WIMT T102 Fall Feeding Farmers Tour stopped in Allen County at the Farm of Paul Neff. Dale Minyo talked with Paul about the history of the farm and the struggles everyone faced this past year. Like most, Paul had a late planting season with even later replanting.
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.
This year has been as stressful on the corn plants as it has been on the farmers. As your corn gets close to maturity make sure you are scouting for potential issues that can rob yield at the last minute. Matt Hutcheson with Seed Consultants shares some late season scouting tips and suggests prioritizing your fields for harvest based on stalk health.
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.
Wow! What a fun Farm Science Review! The weather was the best we have had in recent years and we really enjoyed the chance to talk with so many of you who dropped in to see us. We got to lament the challenges of a difficult 2019 but celebrate the bright future of agriculture in Ohio too. We also had the chance to talk with many great guests who will be featured in upcoming broadcasts, podcasts, videos, and OCJ stories.
This year’s late harvest boosted attendance at the farm show, which attracted 114,590 people over three days. Typically at this time of the year, many farmers are driving combines. Instead, some were eyeing brand-new combines and tractors displayed at the show, taking pictures of their children and grandchildren behind the wheel at the Farm Science Review.
Under sunny skies and welcoming mild temperatures, visitors learned about the economics of producing malting barley, legal issues associated with growing hemp, the most common mistakes made by family-run farms, and tactics to reduce the risks of producing corn and soybeans, among other topics.