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Nov 06, 2014

Not surprised Southeast ranked “Best Places to Farm”

If you can eat it, drink it, wear it or smoke it, we can produce it in the South....More
Nov 03, 2014

The reptile find of the afternoon

A secretive salamander, a small snake, a savvy swamp rabbit—these are the wild things that I cannot live without. Praise be to God who creates such....More
Oct 24, 2014

Ten people died last year in Georgia tractor-traffic collisions

The motorist goes around the curve in the road at 55 mph and then sees the tractor traveling just ahead. Even if the tractor is going 15 mph, it only....More
Oct 22, 2014

Dispelling common myths about the "superweed"

Originally, I suppose it was a fairly good substitution for glyphosate-resistant Palmer amaranth pigweed. It certainly takes less time to write “....More
Oct 10, 2014

Peanut hay: A few things to remember this harvest

Test peanut hay if it is going to be fed to livestock, though. Drought-stressed peanuts in the last five to six weeks are at higher risk for....More
Oct 01, 2014

Autumn offers opportunity to connect to natural world

Autumn gives every personality an opportunity to personally connect to the natural world....More
Sep 26, 2014

A few more things to think about at harvest time

Don't forget about looming USDA deadlines in the midst of harvest....More
Sep 04, 2014

Divided field: Spring deluge to summer drought

The infographic on the U.S. Drought Monitor shows the Southeast in vivid yellows and light-browns, meaning abnormally dry to severe drought....More
Sep 02, 2014

Recipe for a wild Friday night along the creekside

Need a recipe for a wild Friday night? Try combining two 12-year-old boys who love to explore, a creek full of late summer flood water and a homeless....More
Aug 26, 2014

"Right to farm" could soon be seen in other states

Measures such as the "Right to Farm" amendment recently passed in Missouri could soon be seen in other states....More
Aug 19, 2014

Herbicide resistant, yeah, but what about hoe resistant?

The best made and implemented weed management strategies fall short of perfect. Weeds, particularly Palmer amaranth, will take advantage of any....More
Aug 15, 2014

Ga. Peanut Commission ‘no share’ motion right move

Painstaking and expensive research has positioned the U.S. as a dominant player in the world peanut market, but maintaining that competitive edge....More
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Aug 11, 2014

Catching a connection from a kayak

If you’re looking to add some true depth to your fishing forays this summer, try your hand at kayak fishing....More
Aug 08, 2014

Ebola virus hit with ‘tobacco juice’

Score a big one for the ingenuity which turned some special tobacco juice into a lifesaving Ebola serum and a remarkable plant into a way to....More
Aug 01, 2014

Try to do better with what you have, advises long-time farmer

I’ve interviewed many farmers over the years who talk about having to grow to survive and they’re not exaggerating, especially the younger guys who....More
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