Paul Hollis

Southeast Farm Press

Paul Hollis is a native of Alabama who received his undergraduate and graduate degrees from Auburn University. He served as business editor and city editor for a daily newspaper and as publications and news editor for the Alabama Cooperative Extension System before joining Farm Press in 1990. Paul lives with his wife Tammy in Auburn, Ala. They have a daughter, Tess.

Alabama playing catch-up in irrigating cropland
If there’s an advantage in Alabama’s irrigation deficit, it’s that the state can look to its neighbors such as Georgia and learn from their mistakes, especially in the area of restrictions and regulations, which continue to evolve in most of the Southeastern United States.
Planting date sets pace for season-long peanut disease pressure
Planting dates definitely make a difference in peanut diseases, both in the type of disease you have and the pressure.
peanuts, profitability, awards
2014 Peanut Profitability Award winners see starkly different weather conditions
“In the Southeast, and in the Virginia-Carolinas region, it could best be categorized as a year of excessive rainfall throughout the growing season and up until harvest. In other word, it looks a lot like how we started this year. Of course, west Texas was extremely dry.”
peanuts, profitability, award
Owen Yoder: What fresh ground can do for peanut yields
Alabama's Owen Yoder never anticipated growing as good a peanut crop as he did in 2013.
(Photos) Alabama’s Owen Yoder is 2014 Southeast Peanut Profitability Award winner
Owen Yoder of central Alabama has been named the 2014 Peanut Profitability Award winner for the lower Southeast region.
Southern peanut growers to hold 16th annual conference at Panama City July 24
The general sessions at this year’s Southern Peanut Growers Conference July 24-26 will offer farmers an opportunity to learn more about legislative issues, market growth and production issues.
One weed leads to complete crop failure
By the third year of a four-year cotton study in Arkansas, glyphosate-resistant Palmer amaranth had completely colonized the fields, making the cotton crop impossible to harvest.
Timeliness vital with new cotton herbicide technology
Soon, cotton growers will have access to 2,4-D and dicamba technologies. Information is needed to determine the most effective mixtures for growers to control problematic weeds like glyphosate-resistant Palmer amaranth and grasses.
peanuts, markets, food safety
Peanut Futures: Industry leader discusses concerns of customers
Golden Peanut Company president talks food safety, consumer concerns and finding the middle ground in the peanut market.
corn, efficiency, yields
Young Georgia corn producer ranked most efficient
When corn profit margins are tight, efficiency takes precedence over high corn yields, and Georgia farmers like Tyler Lindsey need to make every input count.
Do wheat growth regulators work, push nitrogen limits?
Wheat growth regulators have been on the market for some time. They are marketed to producers who apply heavy nitrogen or to those who have lodging issues. Often times, the two go hand in hand.
wheat, Southeast, crop condition
Majority of Southeast wheat rated fair to good in final stretch
The majority of the Southeast’s winter wheat crop was rated as fair to good going into the final stretch of the 2014 growing season, with harvest expected to continue well into June due to cold, wet field conditions.
peanuts, exports, markets
Peanut Futures: Peanut program evolution pushes exports to forefront
There’s no such thing as too many peanuts, there’s just too few markets.
peanuts, marketing, price
Peanut Futures: Know the tools to handle peanut production risks
“In peanuts, particularly on the price side, you’re working with limited information. In the spring, you’re trying to decide how many acres you’re going to plant, and where to go to get prices. Growers are responding to markets now, and looking at costs and returns.”
wheat, scab, Southeast
(Grower alert) Wheat scab outbreak seen in Alabama, Georgia
Buying points are looking for scabby wheat in the Deep South and probably will dock the price considerably or refuse to purchase the wheat.
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