Brad Haire

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Johnny Sanders’ soybeans could go 90 bushels or more 1
Johnny Sanders’ soybeans could go 90 bushels or more. The Georgia farmer is using what is called an early production system soybean with an indeterminate variety similar to what Delta soybean farmers have used recently to reach record yields.
Some Southeast farmers expect record yields, most don't
Georgia corn and soybean producers are eyeing what could end up being record yields this year.
PhytoGen wants to show its cotton is more than ‘one-horse’ wonder
Dow AgroSciences cotton development specialist says Dow's cottonseed portfolio and pipeline offer growers much more than a one-shot wonder.
Passing the farm and land heritage to his daughter 1
Glenn Cox is a fifth generation farmer. Casey, 24, is the daughter and only child of Glenn and wife, Tina. And Casey is becoming the sixth generation to farm their branch of the family’s land in Mitchell County, Ga.
(Gallery) Tennessee’s flooded fields could be disastrous
Here’s a look at flooded fields along Hwy 88 at the north bottom and Hales Point bottom in Lauderdale County, Tenn.
(Gallery) Tips to make ultra-late soybeans payoff
Ultra-late soybean planting, or planting after corn harvest in the Southeast, is a bit risky. But the production practice can bring economic return if done right and on time.
Weeds: Are the fugitives and flushes worth getting?
Do you need a weed-chopping crew in cotton? A good threshold to pull the trigger is five to 10 pigweed plants per cotton acre.
(Gallery) Can you tell the difference between a good and a bad stink bug?
Though they’ve gotten a deservedly bad reputation in recent years for doing serious crop damage, but not all stink bugs are crop pests. Some are beneficial and prey on other crop pests, especially in vegetable production.
(Gallery) Johnny Cochran is a one-man show but he wouldn’t say that
When it comes to his farming operation Johnny Cochran, in many ways, is a one-man show — though he wouldn’t put it that way. He uses the term “We” when he speaks about his farm’s past and future, and he means family when he does. He is the 2015 Farm Press Peanut Profitability Award winner for the Lower Southeast region.
Sunbelt Field Day: Education, top products come together July 9
The Sunbelt Agriculture Expo Field Day is the best chance to visit one of the Southeast’s premier educational and research facilities for the Southeast’s top commodities, and where the latest crop technologies, products and varieties can be seen in a half-day visit.
Johnny Cochran’s hands-on approach keeps peanuts profitable
When it comes to his farming operation Johnny Cochran, in many ways, is a one-man show — though he wouldn’t put it that way. He uses the term “We” when he speaks about his farm’s past and future, and he means family when he does.
(Gallery) There’s a mule train in that field
One of the pleasures of summer is eating fresh sweet corn, but harvesting it is very labor intensive. To get the vegetable grain out of the field in a timely way, many growers use the mule train. It’s something to see in action.
Sunbelt Expo is a top location for large-scale cotton weed research
For Stanley Culpepper, his largest, on-farm cotton weed research takes place in Macon County, Ga., the place where a decade ago the first glyphosate-resistant Palmer amaranth in the world was confirmed.
The man who thought about disease-resistant peanuts
Dan Gorbet, 72, created the improved disease-resistant peanut varieties that laid the groundwork to the varieties widely used by the industry today.
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Meet the crew behind the scenes at the Sunbelt Expo Farm
What’s the most important variable on any working farm? It’s the crew who works the land, maintains crop health and keeps things running smoothly. The Sunbelt Ag Expo Darrell Williams Research Farm is no different.
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