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Nov 23, 2012

Getting up close and personal with Hurricane Sandy1

As I sit here a few weeks after one of the most damaging and relentless hurricanes hit the northeastern United States, it is more apparent than ever....More
Nov 21, 2012

With election behind, agriculture looks to resolution of immigration reform issues

After 10 years of efforts to achieve comprehensive immigration reform in Washington, with major parties at loggerheads and nothing substantive....More
Nov 14, 2012

Latest budget cuts do further damage to Georgia’s ‘Cadillac model’

It would seem — perhaps out of necessity — that many of us in agriculture have mastered the art of lowered expectations. We don’t expect much, and we....More
Nov 12, 2012

2nd Annual Cotton Photo Contest winners announced

Congratulations to our winners!! I have been very pleased with the response for the contest and I want to thank everyone that entered and voted on....More
Nov 12, 2012

Thanksgiving is my favorite holiday

Thanksgiving might be my favorite holiday....More
Nov 07, 2012

It’s time to heal after contentious election3

It was a long night, a fitting conclusion, I suppose, to a long and often bitter presidential election campaign....More
Nov 06, 2012

Using invasive plants for biofuels: Potential for ecological problems?1

The best of intentions sometimes go astray....More
Oct 31, 2012

Move agriculture to the big city and save the planet

The idea of buying farm produce locally has spawned a number of far out ideas over the years. But one I read recently – moving agriculture into....More
Oct 20, 2012

Major shifts in U.S. agricultural production could be bigger problem than climate change1

As the Midwest goes, so go corn prices. That’s no surprise to anyone who is remotely familiar with U.S. agriculture....More
Oct 19, 2012

Presidential candidates taking short-term view2

It’s presidential election time again, and once again, I don’t feel like I have a good choice....More
Oct 17, 2012

2nd Annual Cotton Photo Contest deadline approaching fast

We are receiving great photos for our 2nd Annual Cotton Photo Contest....More
Oct 16, 2012

World’s greatest squirrel hunter abandons dying friend

There is something indescribably pure about squirrel hunting. Deer hunting can bring derangement and dishonesty, but squirrel hunting offers less....More
Oct 10, 2012

Yes, AEI, the sky is falling if you’re on the wrong end of a disaster

For all of you who have used direct payments to help secure your operating loans over the last few years, here’s a news flash: You didn’t need those....More
Oct 08, 2012

And we're paying for this? Do-nothingest Congress in half a century

You are doubtless thrilled that the U.S. House — in its last legislative action before leaving town for politicking until after the November....More
Oct 04, 2012

It's Back.... 2nd Annual Cotton Photo Contest1

For a second year, Farm Press wants to recognize the beauty of cotton and the people who grow it. Send us your best cotton photo....More
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