Stay on top of what is happening in the field and the farm office as Amanda Douridas and Elizabeth Hawkins interview experts in agronomy and farm management. Hosted by The Ohio State University Extension, this podcast takes a bi-monthly dive into specific issues that impact agriculture, such as: weather, land value, policies, commodity outlooks, and more. For more information on agronomy and farm management visit agcrops.osu.edu and u.osu.edu/ohioagmanager.
Episode 89 – How to approach glyphosate shortages
If you are facing glyphosate shortages or looking to reduce use due to increased costs, Dr. Mark Loux, OSU Weed Specialist, offers advice on how to target applications to the areas of the most need. We talk about the specific weeds where glyphosate has the most activity and what substitutes are available. More resources can […]
Episode 88 – 2021 eFields Report
It’s hard to believe eFields is in its 5th year! This year, the report covers 46 counties and approximately 150 trials. Three OSU Extension Educators join us to talk about trials from their counties: Taylor Dill, Darke County, Chris Zoller, Tuscarawas County, and Jason Hartschuh, Crawford County. Keep an eye on the CORN Newsletter and […]
Episode 87 – Grain Market Outlook
Andrea Flowers with Cargill in Dayton, Ohio discusses factors affecting the grain markets today. We talk about what is driving demand and where will prices go over the next few months. Andrea shares some marketing tips and what to keep our eye on as we head into planting season. Questions for Andrea can be directed […]
Episode 86 – Meet Horacio!
Dr. Horacio Lopez-Nicora joined Extension last August as the new State Soybean Pathologist. He is replacing Dr. Anne Dorrance who is now the Associate Dean and Director of the Wooster campus. Listen in to learn about Horacio’s background in soybean pathology and where his research interests lie. Be on the lookout for him at winter […]
Episode 85 – Rising Input Costs
If you have almost fainted after hearing the price of certain fertilizers for next spring, you are not alone. Drastic increases in fertilizer and input costs are yet another outcome of the pandemic. Labor and transportation, among other factors, have driven prices up and left farmers wondering if they can afford to plant next spring. […]
Episode 84 – Supply Chain Issues in Agriculture
We have heard a lot about the unavailability of everything from new combines down to hydraulic hoses. A lot of you probably have first hand experience in not being able to get what you need. Dr. John Fulton, Professor in the Department of Food, Agricultural and Biological Engineering at OSU, joins us to share why […]