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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
Feb 17, 2015

The general public “don’t know much about science book”

These days, however, “Don’t know much about science book” seems to be a loud and proud declaration from the general public in America, and there’s....More
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Feb 04, 2015

Calving season miraculous for sisters

The take-home lesson for this calving season is consistent with all other critical times in life: if you acknowledge God’s presence, you experience....More
Jan 30, 2015

Bottom line trumps caution flags as peanuts appear poised for increase

Most everyone agrees there will be an increase in U.S. peanut acres in 2015, but the trick clearly will be to temper enthusiasm with caution....More
Jan 22, 2015

Southeast Soybeans: Maximizing Yields and Growing Potential

“Southeast Soybeans: Maximizing Yields and Growing Potential,” a series of articles by Southeast Farm Press staff writers, will investigate the....More
Jan 12, 2015

Honor and privilege to cover Southeast agriculture

For eight months now I have been on the job as associate editor for Southeast Farm Press, responsible for coverage of the Carolinas and Virginia....More
Dec 30, 2014

Take care; give thanks and good luck in 2015

An economist friend of mine said to make sure any prediction you give has enough “mays,” “maybes,” and “mights” embedded in it. That way nobody can....More
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