FMC’s Bob Hooten shares how trials are going in Tipp City on Anthem Herbicide.… Continue readingRead More »
Most of the farm is in a soybean-corn rotation, though there are some corn-after-corn fields each year in the farm’s best fields. Phil has also been using strip-till in recent years on some of his corn acres to get a better stand established quickly in the spring. … Continue readingRead More »
Jake works with various aspects of his family’s 1,200 acre, 180-cow dairy and crop farm in north central Ohio. The rolling farm ground in the area provides a number of challenges, especially when dealing with livestock manure. They use no-till and strip-till to protect the soil while maximizing production of corn, wheat and soybeans. He is the seventh generation on the farm and works with his dad and uncle. … Continue readingRead More »
Roger farms heavy clay soils in Defiance County in the far northwest corner of the state. He works with a nearby dairy by growing silage and using the manure for his fields. He places a high priority on faith and family and feels blessed to farm because it allows the flexibility to spend time with his children and grandchildren. “You only get around 40 chances to plant a crop and harvest a crop. At 62 years old, I’ve burnt up quite a few already.”… Continue readingRead More »
Didn’t get to go to Commodity Classic? Well we’re bringing one of the session to you! Ohio State’s Carl Zulauf gave a presentation the ACRE and SURE programs and looking ahead to the 2012 farm bill. This special three part video coverage is brought to you by Leist Mercantile.
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