Brad Haire

Photos: A day at the Sunbelt Expo 2013
The 36th annual Sunbelt Ag Expo kicked off Oct. 15. With 1,219 exhibitors, a new record for the event, the first day saw a new Southeastern Farmer of the Year crowned and much more.
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Marc Shannon: Becoming a farmer one step at a time
A young Georgia farmer’s second year in the game teaches lesson in perseverance and rolling with the punches.
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Equipment makers bring latest in precision, power to Sunbelt Expo
Combining cutting-edge technology with blunt-force power, the world’s top equipment manufacturers will once again roll onto the Sunbelt Ag Expo grounds this year.
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Southeast climate not following global warming trend 2
Florida and Southeast climate doesn’t follow current or predicted global climate warming trends as reported by recent Intergovernment Panel on Climate Change assessment.
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Three-year grant reinforces Florida citrus greening research
Bayer CropScience hands the Florida Specialty Crop Foundation a $200,000 three-year grant to fight Florida citrus greening.
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Georgia, Southeast betting on ag export growth
Georgia has export fever, and its agriculture sector is fanning the flames.
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A 'dairy' good time awaits at Expo
The Southern dairy industry remains a major economic boost for the region, and the Sunbelt Ag Expo dairy exhibit continues to draw big crowds each year.
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Sunbelt Expo beef demos get new sponsor, producer presentations
For the second straight year, Santa Gertrudis Breeders International Association, based in Kingsville, Texas, will be the primary sponsor of the Sunbelt Ag Expo beef exhibit.
Photos: A day on the 2013 Georgia Peanut Tour
More than 120 people saw firsthand how Georgia peanuts are grown, harvested, bought and handled during the 2013 Georgia Peanut Tour Sept. 18-19.
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Research farm sets Sunbelt Expo apart from other shows
Annually, more than 250 on-farm agriculture research trials take place on the 600-acre Sunbelt Ag Expo farm site.
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Philip Grimes has weed control strategy that works
Philip Grimes has an aggressive weed-management strategy that pays off on his farm in high crop yields.
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Get to know Georgia’s new peanut 'bug man' 1
Georgia went seven years without a fulltime Extension or research peanut entomologist. It finally has one now. Mark Abney started June 10 as the new University of Georgia peanut entomologist. Southeast Farm Press ran up with him Sept. 11 for a few minutes of questions and answers.
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Timing critical for this year’s Georgia peanut harvest
Do not assume that any of the 140-145 day maturity peanut cultivars will be ready to dig in 140-145 days.
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Pecan disease worst in recent memory
Record to near-record rainfall in the South this summer created perfect conditions for pecan diseases in Georgia, the top pecan-producing state.
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Unmanned helicopter puts farming up in the air
Georgia researchers want to put unmanned helicopters, or what are commonly called drones, to work for Georgia farmers, providing a bird’s-eye view of what to do in cotton or peanut fields before problems get too big.
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