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May 04, 2012

Farm kids learn valuable lessons from their labor

The United States Department of Labor was correct in reversing its decision to impose severe restrictions on the tasks young people may perform on....More
Apr 27, 2012

Nothing wrong with admitting mistake, especially when something matters

It occurred to me recently, while reading yet another meaningless apology from a celebrity who “Tweeted” something inappropriate, that we’ve become a....More
Apr 26, 2012

Crop insurance, conservation cuts counter-productive

Legislators considering significant cuts in farm program benefits, including slashing funding for federal crop insurance, would do well to think....More
Apr 25, 2012

Billions to support elected leaders while nation’s problems go unsolved

Almost anyone who works in corporate America nowadays is subject to performance reviews, most often on an annual basis, to evaluate strengths and....More
Apr 20, 2012

Fire helps to balance man’s use of the natural world1

The sweet aroma of Southern pine tree snags smoldering on a warm spring afternoon is a fragrance most appreciated when standing on the safe side of a....More
Apr 16, 2012

At what cost the disconnect between agriculture and the public?

At a recent national meeting of state departments of agriculture, “there was a lot of talk about tough times in agriculture” — budget cuts for farm....More
Apr 11, 2012

Farm bill debate starting to heat up

The political debate in Washington is starting to shift focus from the Republican presidential campaign to the economy, gas prices, Afghanistan,....More
Apr 03, 2012

Don’t let your rearview mirror be bigger than your windshield

With the meeting season winding down, and farmers beginning to plant 2012 crops, Auburn University Extension economist Max Runge — speaking at a....More
Mar 27, 2012

Looking to improve your property for posterity?1

For landowners with long-term, multiple-use resource management objectives, integrating longleaf pine into your land management plan will offer one....More
Mar 19, 2012

Have a contract in hand before planting peanuts

Every year around the first of February I attend the South Carolina Peanut Board’s annual meeting....More
Mar 09, 2012

Peanut research dollars desperately needed to continue current production momentum

Farmers who have been growing peanuts for several decades probably never imagined a day when they could plant varieties so genetically superior that....More
Mar 06, 2012

Longleaf pine has much to offer landowner

Any Southerner worth their weight in the woods will tell you there are few sights more beautiful to behold than a well-managed longleaf pine forest....More
Mar 01, 2012

The seed we plant in a consumer’s mind is important too

So much has been written about the three big factors facing agriculture today – uncertainty over the next farm bill, variability of weather and the....More
Feb 22, 2012

Goodbye, Scarlett...

Feb 17, 2012

Migrant labor laws crippling Southeast agriculture

Federal legislation concerning migrant labor is a potential crippler of the agriculture industry in the U.S....More
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