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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.

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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 54 - Cover Crop Champions

    Episode 54 - Cover Crop Champions

    Farmers from Logan and Champaign Counties received a National Wildlife Federation Cover Crop Champion grant to spread the word about using cover crops. Linda Vernon and Tim Lyden join us to share why they are so passionate about cover crops. Tim discusses his history in using cover, the challenges he’s faced as well has the benefits seen on his farm. As part of the grant, we will hold farmer round table meetings around Champaign and Logan Counties.

    If you are interested in attending one of these meetings, please contact Amanda at Douridas.9@osu.edu for details. Please help us out with grant report by taking our short survey: http://go.osu.edu/NWFsurvey.

    • 28 min
    Episode 53 - Improving Forages

    Episode 53 - Improving Forages

    We have seen a yield decrease in forages this year due to a number of factors. Christine Gelley, The Ohio State University Extension Educator in Noble County, joins us to discuss practices to improve forage production through time management and fertility. You can learn more on the Forage Focus playlist through the OSU South Centers YouTube channel.

    • 22 min
    Episode 52 - Summer 2020 Weather Update

    Episode 52 - Summer 2020 Weather Update

    Dr. Aaron Wilson, Research Scientist with the Byrd Polar and Climate Research Center, joins us to discuss the weather we experienced across the state this past spring and how that is affecting current conditions. We also take a look at what the models are predicting into July and August and even further out into harvest.

    • 19 min
    Episode 51 - Farmer Interview: Brian Case

    Episode 51 - Farmer Interview: Brian Case

    Brian Case joins us from Champaign County to talk about his first generation farm. He discusses how he started his first generation farm, the involvement of his family and their future plans and a unique equipment sharing agreement he has with two other farmers in his area. We also discuss raising barley and improving soil quality.

    • 20 min
    Episode 50 - Farmer Interview: Gene Baumgardner

    Episode 50 - Farmer Interview: Gene Baumgardner

    Gene Baumgardner, a farmer in Fayette and Madison Counties, joins us this week. His partnership with their dairy operation allows him to diversify his crop portfolio and reduce fertilizer costs through manure application. He also shares his experiences serving on the Ohio Corn and Wheat Growers Association board which led him to Morocco and Cyprus.

    • 18 min
    Episode 49 - Farmer Interview: Geoff Mavis

    Episode 49 - Farmer Interview: Geoff Mavis

    We continue our farmer interviews with Geoff Mavis. He and his family farm in Fayette County, Ohio. We discuss a number of topics including: farm transition, farmland preservation, on-farm technology and wildlife rehabilitation.

    • 18 min

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