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Jun 02, 2015

I’d stand naked for much less

In the last few years, I’ve learned of half a dozen farmers who died of melanoma skin cancer. Not one was an old man....More
May 12, 2015

Why would a teenager today look to the ag industry for a future?

It is estimated the U.S. will have 57,900 high-skilled job openings annually in the food, agriculture, renewable natural resources and environment....More
May 06, 2015

Now is the time for Alabama farmers to get involved in water policy

"All farmers in Alabama have a stake in this, so don’t just assume that they won’t listen to you.”....More
May 01, 2015

Saying good-bye to good help

A farmer earlier this year had a question: If he cut back on farming the same amount of rented land he had in previous seasons, would he have enough....More
Apr 27, 2015

What lies beneath an Alabama creek?

One of the most enjoyable ways to explore the great outdoors during the warm summer months is in the cool creeks of central Alabama....More
Apr 13, 2015

Increasing forage vital for honey bee health

Protecting honey bees is a lot like ensuring clean air and clean water. Everybody supports the cause, but the disagreement arises when it comes time....More
Apr 01, 2015

Alabama’s aquatic diversity runs north to south

From the Tennessee Valley to the Mobile Delta, Alabama is drenched in more than 77,000 miles of freshwater streams, ranking this Sweet Home as the No....More
Mar 26, 2015

Make sure you're following the rules before planting seed

So if you’re insure at all about the status of the variety you’re planting this spring, take a few minutes to contact the owner of the variety or....More
Mar 25, 2015

Cancer claim against glyphosate stirs unnecessary fear of food supply

An international group with ties to the World Health Organization recently said glyphosate might be a cancer-causing carcinogen. The incident is....More
Mar 20, 2015

UAVs: Precision agriculture in truest sense of the word

Unmanned aerial vehicles offers clear benefits for scouting and data management, and farmers will certainly turn to UAVs if they are affordable and....More
Mar 18, 2015

Don’t even think about taking my water

In a recent survey conducted by the University of Florida Center for Public Issues Education, or PIE Center, participating Floridians revealed that....More
Mar 13, 2015

Up or down, ‘Just keep on farming’

“My daddy sort of laughed at me, and said, ‘Boy, just keep on farming. You’ll see why I didn’t get rich.’”....More
Mar 02, 2015

Precious underground water is hidden treasure for all living things

Evaporation gives way to condensation and condensation yields precipitation. Back to earth the water goes. Beneath the earth, it continues to flow....More
Mar 01, 2015

Peanut industry becomes victim of its own success

In three short years, the United States has become the world’s foremost low-cost producer of peanuts, a result of vastly improved varieties and....More
Feb 26, 2015

Regulators and farmers can find common ground

Once upon a time, a regulatory agency together with grower groups and good science found common ground based on common sense, and a drastic blow....More
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