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Farmland Values: It’s All About Supply and Demand – DTN

Farmland Values: It’s All About Supply and Demand – DTN

👤By Victoria G. Myers Progressive Farmer Senior Editor 🕔Dec 7, 2017

The region generating the most concern when it comes to declining land values continues to be the Corn Belt.  According to the latest USDA land values report, five Corn Belt states (Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Missouri and Ohio) collectively reported a

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Ohio: Soil Health Workshop, Ottawa, Jan. 4-5

Ohio: Soil Health Workshop, Ottawa, Jan. 4-5

👤By Beth Scheckelhoff, Ohio State University 🕔Dec 5, 2017

The two-day Soil Health Workshop provides farmers and landowners with an in-depth look at factors that contribute to long-term soil health. The workshop will be held January 4 and 5 at the Putnam County Extension Office – 1206 East Second St.,

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Ohio Corn: 5 Considerations for Selecting Hybrids for 2018

Ohio Corn: 5 Considerations for Selecting Hybrids for 2018

👤By Peter Thomison, Ohio State University Extension Specialist 🕔Dec 5, 2017

Hybrid selection is one of the most important management decisions a corn grower makes each year. It’s a decision that warrants a careful comparison of performance data. It should not be made in haste or based on limited data. Planting

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Soybeans: Using Dicamba Herbicides to Manage Resistant Weeds

Soybeans: Using Dicamba Herbicides to Manage Resistant Weeds

👤From The Ohio State University, Purdue University, and the University of Illinois 🕔Nov 29, 2017

Ohio, Indiana, and Illinois are heavily infested with weeds resistant to glyphosate (group 9), PPO inhibitors (group 14), and ALS inhibitors (group 2). This has greatly reduced the number of effective postemergence herbicides for controlling these weeds in Roundup Ready 2 (RR2)

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Ohio: Precision Ag – Making Use of Yield Data for Post-Harvest Analysis

Ohio: Precision Ag – Making Use of Yield Data for Post-Harvest Analysis

👤By Elizabeth Hawkins, Kaylee Port, and John Fulton, Ohio State University Extension Specialists 🕔Nov 21, 2017

As the number of tools and services utilizing precision ag data to aide in decision making continues to increase, the importance of having quality data is also increasing. Most producers understand the importance of yield monitor calibration for generating accurate

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West Ohio Agronomy Day, Fort Loramie, Jan. 8

West Ohio Agronomy Day, Fort Loramie, Jan. 8

👤By Debbie Brown, Ohio State University CCA 🕔Nov 21, 2017

West Ohio Agronomy Day will be held on Monday, January 8 at St. Michael’s Hall in Fort Loramie (Shelby County), from 8:30 am-4 pm. This is our annual Recertification Program for Private Pesticide Applicators and will also include the one-hour Fertilizer Applicator

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Midwest, Plains Crop Progress: Harvest Pace Continues to Lag, Wheat Conditions Decline – DTN

Midwest, Plains Crop Progress: Harvest Pace Continues to Lag, Wheat Conditions Decline – DTN

👤By DTN Staff 🕔Nov 15, 2017

Winter wheat conditions fell slightly from the previous week, according to USDA’s latest Crop Progress report released on Monday. USDA estimated that 54% of the winter wheat crop was rated good to excellent, down 1 percentage point from 55% the

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Livestock: Oklahoma Beef Checkoff Fails – DTN

Livestock: Oklahoma Beef Checkoff Fails – DTN

👤By Chris Clayton DTN Ag Policy Editor 🕔Nov 10, 2017

A vote to increase the Oklahoma beef checkoff by $1 has failed with 2,506 opposing the increase and 1,998 backing the measure. The debate leading up to the vote was an acrimonious affair among various groups. The outcome led to

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Nutrient Runoff: Progress Slow on Handling Mississippi River Dead Zone – DTN

Nutrient Runoff: Progress Slow on Handling Mississippi River Dead Zone – DTN

👤By Todd Neeley DTN Staff Reporter 🕔Nov 8, 2017

Though the hypoxic zone in the Gulf of Mexico has continued to expand in recent years, a report by a Mississippi River basin taskforce to Congress shows basin states are making progress. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s report released this

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Ohio Harvest: Managing Soil Compaction with Continued Rain Delays

Ohio Harvest: Managing Soil Compaction with Continued Rain Delays

👤By Elizabeth Hawkins, Kaylee Port, and John Fulton, Ohio State University Extension Specialists 🕔Nov 7, 2017

Waiting for optimal field conditions may no longer be an option with harvest lagging behind the trending pace due to delayed planting and recent wet weather. Observation data from the CoCoRaHS network indicated weekend storms brought nearly 3 inches of

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