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Dec 01, 2016

New look and easier experience coming to Southeast Farm Press

We want to make things easier and more informative for you. That’s why we’ve changed some things at Southeast Farm Press....More
Nov 23, 2016

Thankful he didn’t have two arms to fight

Barney got in a fight with Andy’s one-armed cousin who was visiting from out of town. The tussle started, unfortunately, over a huge misunderstanding....More
Nov 22, 2016

Thankful the hay barn was also our playground

It might have been slightly dangerous, but Daddy never stopped my sister and me from creating our own obstacle course....More
Nov 17, 2016

A two-day drive reveals drought's gritty reality

The startlingly anomaly of consecutive days without rain was amazing three weeks ago. As the streak rolls on, the arid days pile into a giant dry....More
Nov 02, 2016

Why calving season makes ranching one of the most rewarding lifestyles

In calving season, both human and bovine personalities are put to the test and what results is a better understanding of the crossover that exists....More
Oct 28, 2016

The scorched and the flooded

You see a good hunk of Georgia, Tennessee, Alabama and Mississippi in extreme, dark-crimson-blood drought, and it’s getting worse fast....More
Sep 26, 2016

Weaning replacement heifers isn’t just nerve-racking for the bovine

The whole process appears similar to Rush Week at any SEC school in the August heat. The summer of parental oversight and daily support has come to....More
Sep 20, 2016

‘Mr. Peanut’ Frank McGill at 91 still has it

Peanuts and good storytelling must be, at least in part, keys to a long, fruitful life. If you doubt this, take a look at Frank McGill....More
Aug 17, 2016

La Niña nears: You remember what it can do to Deep South weather?

The El Niño-Southern Oscillation, or ENSO, is in a neutral condition right now but showing signs of heading into its La Niña phase, which has its own....More
Aug 03, 2016

Peanut industry goes after millennials, rallies behind its sustainability

Ringing the “sustainable ag” bell is nothing new, but how and by whom that bells is rang today is different....More
Jul 19, 2016

Close call: Heifers escape to busy Independence Day highway

Chris and I loaded up again and sped toward the highway to find the two heifers grazing calmly on the right of way as vacationers and 18-wheelers....More
Jun 28, 2016

Antics at the summer bachelor pad known as the ‘Bull Pasture’

The Bull Pasture has its own special arrangements for the beloved boys of summer. Custom made for their hooting pleasure....More
Jun 22, 2016

The problem with this farm-related program will never be solved

My first year as a farm reporter was 1997, the same year I did my first story on the pitfalls and bureaucratic mishaps of the federal H-2A....More
Jun 15, 2016

Daddy is still with us, though in a different way now

There’s something about a sunset on a warm spring evening in Alabama that blurs the line between heaven and earth....More
May 31, 2016

This fox got stuck in a peanut butter jar, but that’s not what’s weird

We’ve all been there: Eyeing that last bit of peanut butter enticingly stuck at the bottom of the jar, pondering ways to get at it. For one fox....More
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