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Coon hunting a time-honored tradition

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Jan 14, 2014

The backroom where the fruit and vegetable guys play

Imagine Southeast agriculture as a casino and farmers as the players in that casino....More
Jan 10, 2014

Being the public face of your farm

When it comes to on-farm public relations, remember to follow the rules. Do what the rules say, and cover your own rear end....More
Jan 03, 2014

Peanut prices down, but still a valuable life saver

The power of the peanut is pretty amazing. Packs about all you need, with two simple pieces of bread, to get your body by every day....More
Dec 27, 2013

Our promise – “Timely, reliable information for Southeastern agriculture”

The trick is to keep pace with the ever-evolving demands of new technology while at the same time maintaining integrity and trustworthiness. That is....More
Dec 16, 2013

Do some soul searching during your next walk in the woods

The opportunity to experience the spirit of the natural world is accessible to all who connect with nature on more than just a physical level....More
Dec 10, 2013

Your children might be born naked

Most folks already know where they stand on GM crops and nothing much is going to change either side’s minds....More
Dec 09, 2013

Southern crop yields are up, up and away

Crop yields in the South are shattering records left and right, and the possibilities seem limitless....More
Dec 04, 2013

Eastern redcedar is one of top Christmas tree choices

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Nov 26, 2013

Eat more nuts this holiday season — you might just live longer

While nuts have long been considered heart-healthy, a new Harvard University study contends that regular nut eaters are less likely to die of cancer....More
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Nov 19, 2013

When is it too early to put up Christmas decorations?

The Big Box stores start to put out Christmas decorations, it now seems, soon after the Fourth of July. That is crazy....More
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Nov 07, 2013

An ode to autumn

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Nov 04, 2013

Record rainfall leaves lasting footprint on Southeast agriculture

Once in a lifetime rainfall in South Carolina's Low Country and other parts of the Southeast last spring and summer has left lasting problems for....More
Nov 02, 2013

North Alabama farmers proactive in battling emerging pests

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Oct 29, 2013

Have you seen the TomTato?

The TomTato is tomato and potato plant that makes tomatoes up top and potatoes down below. This novel plant was brought to my attention by a good....More
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