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Aug 22, 2013

The high cost of farming

Despite the hoopla about millionaire farmers, few are getting rich these days as the cost of crop and livestock inputs soar to record levels....More
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Aug 19, 2013

Looks like peanut growers pay attention to market factors

Peanut farmers have shown that they can deviate from historic rotation to meet market demand, or make the best financial investment and decision for....More
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Aug 12, 2013

Overflow crowd attends North Carolina field day

They put together a top notch program, ordered up good weather and farmers came by the hundreds to the Blacklands Farm Managers Tour....More
Aug 12, 2013

Don’t let politicians cause you to take your eye off farm bill ball

“Don’t struggle with this nutrition in and nutrition out business too much — that will be worked out by House and Senate leaders at a very high level....More
Aug 05, 2013

Looking up to those who’ve passed

Don’t ever let your natural enthusiasm or curiosity waver. Use them both and don’t be ashamed of them....More
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Aug 05, 2013

Muscadine offers flavor no man can replicate

This wild grape is God’s way of reminding your taste buds that they are alive and well and have important work to do....More
Jul 31, 2013

We've come a long way baby

Scratch the surface of most long careers in agricultural journalism and somewhere in the past is a job at a daily or weekly newspaper....More
Jul 30, 2013

Corn harvest begins and the hot air flows

The corn is coming in pretty wet right now in most fields, and that’s no surprise....More
Jul 22, 2013

Carolina Low Country coping with historic rainfall

Mother Nature has unleashed a wicked brew of rainfall, combined with cool cloudy weather, which has cut acreage of peanuts and cotton and threatens....More
Jul 20, 2013

The rain needs to ease, but not go away

This year, everybody’s got a good taste of the rain. Some’s gotten more than their fill for now, dealing with the hangover of too much and staring....More
Jul 17, 2013

Peanut farmers are cool folks

Peanut growers in general and Peanut Profitability Award winners more specifically are interesting folks to visit and get to know....More
Jul 16, 2013

Enough blame to go around in Congress, so let’s just blame them all

The Democrats blamed the Republicans for insisting on heavy cuts to food stamp programs, and the Republicans blamed the Democrats for wanting to....More
Upper, Southeast, wheat, crop, rains, quality, drop
Jul 12, 2013

Wicked weather batters wheat

What at one time looked to be the biggest, best and most profitable wheat crop in years in the Upper Southeast has been battered by weather and....More
Jul 09, 2013

How I helped delay Obamacare

• If you worried about what Obamacare was going to do to you or the country, you’re welcome....More
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Jul 08, 2013

Crop changes create new look on U.S. 821

Lush green corn seems to be the dominant crop along stretches of U.S. Highway 82 in South Georgia. Land that used to be fence post to fence post in....More
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