Although most corn fields in Ohio may not be ready for another 2 to 4 weeks, combines were rolling on early season corn planted at Farm Science Review. The Ohio Ag Net’s Ty Higgins jumped in to ride along with FSR Manager Nate Douridas to talk about how the growing season went, where the grain harvested by Farm Science Review goes and what to expect at next week’s farm show.… Continue readingRead More »
Back in June Tropical Storm Cindy dumped buckets of rain on Ohio right as the growing season was getting underway, hampering many fields early on. Now, remnants from Hurricane Irma may be headed for Ohio and many farmers are wondering how corn stands will fair with more moisture and the possibility of wind on the way. The Ohio Ag Net’s Ty Higgins has more with Seed Consultants‘ Product Manager Matt Hutcheson.… Continue readingRead More »
A new planter for use in Beck’s Practical Field Research is turning heads. The multi-row width multi-hybrid planter is a joint effort by Beck’s to answer more questions being asked in the field of prescriptive farming. With the ability to change between 10-, 20-, and 30-inch rows on the go, researches hope to see what difference such customization can have on crops and whether or not the planter technology has a wider place in the future of farming.
The planter looks to be heavily used in corn, wheat, and double-crop soybean research in the 2018 season, as explained by Jason Gahimer and Rich Schlipf in this video with Ohio Ag Net’s Joel Penhorwood.… Continue readingRead More »
The 2017 Ohio State Fair has come and gone. The memories gained by the numerous young people involved in this year’s fair will last a lifetime. We congratulate all the youth that worked hard to make it to the fair. In this video, we take one final chance to recognize the junior market champions that appeared in the Sale of Champions this year.… Continue readingRead More »
Some parts of Ohio, like the Lewistown area in Logan County, have received upwards of 30 inches of rain so far this growing season. That has pushed fieldwork back by 2 to 3 weeks for Adam Kipker and Triple K Farms. A new toolbar is making things a little easier on the farm when it comes to mid-summer soybean and corn applications. The Ohio Ag Net’s Ty Higgins found out all about in this new Cab Cam, brought to you by Fennig Equipment.… Continue readingRead More »
The Ohio State Fair is a little more than a week away from kicking off its 2017 run. Concluding this year’s fair is the 50th Sale of Champions, held August 6 at 2 p.m. at the Celeste Center.
Together with the Ohio Expo Center, we dug through our archives and found pieces of the rich history of the unique event down the years. Its tradition of being filled with lively individuals interested in the future of young people continues today.
This video sees appearances by the late Ed Johnson, Bob Evans, auctioneer Merlin Woodruff, and Governor James Rhodes. We also spoke with current SOC auctioneer Johnny Regula as well as Ohio State Fair General Manager Virgil Strickler on the sale, its history, and its benefit to agriculture’s youth.… Continue readingRead More »
Ohio corn and soybean fields just can’t seem to catch a break from the late spring and early summer rains. Matt Hutcheson, Product Manager with Seed Consultants says that while parts of the field may have been washed out, there is still potential out there for positive yield numbers.… Continue readingRead More »
At a recent Grow More Experience Field Day just outside of Marysville, Syngenta hosted growers and retailers to take a look at some test plots that focus on weed pressures, insect infestations and disease issues. The Ohio Ag Net’s Ty Higgins visited with Syngenta’s Retail Sales Representative for Southern Ohio, Jeff Heimerl, about how important fungicides will be after a rainy and humid start to summer.… Continue readingRead More »
Field work continues in Morrow County, Ohio as corn and soybean fields are well into the growing season. In fact, Brock Goodman’s corn field was almost too tall for the most recent application of 28 with the RoGator and Y-drops. The Ohio Ag Net’s Ty Higgins was able to jump in for a Cab Cam on July 6th, 2017.… Continue readingRead More »