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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
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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
Dec 29, 2014

Searching for some amphibious inspiration in 2015

If the sound you hear is a continuous series of short trills, a repeated “crrreek,” similar to the sound of fingers running over the teeth of a comb....More
Dec 27, 2014

Regulations struggle to keep up with UAVs

It’s becoming clearer as time goes on that the adoption of UAVs at the farm level won’t happen nearly as quickly as GPS guidance and other....More
Dec 11, 2014

It's time to get back to the business of governing

One thing this particular Congress and others that immediately preceded it have done especially well is to make plenty of symbolic gestures. For....More
Dec 08, 2014

Mistletoe magic: Parasite becomes seasonal celebrity

Whatever your reason for enjoyment of the plant this season, pause to ponder the perplexities of this parasite and how it has captured the attention....More
Dec 02, 2014

A misguided call for a national food policy revolution

A Washington Post opinion piece titled “How a national food policy could save millions of American lives" is a misguided credo to the ills of U.S....More
Nov 25, 2014

Farmers, thanks for freeing us to do other things

It too often goes unnoticed, talked about and is far too often taken for granted: the United States has food -- an abundance of safe, affordable food....More
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