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Feb 24, 2014

Nature detective: Honing wildlife tracking skills

Whether you’re eight or 80, identifying wildlife tracks is one of the most rewarding experiences in which a nature-lover can participate....More
Feb 13, 2014

Words matter: Is it an Unmanned Aerial Vehicle or a Drone?

“Drones have come to imply covert or military action – I tell people that we’re shooting pictures not bullets."....More
Feb 12, 2014

Southern winter weather no joke this year

Southerners sometimes joke about the fickle nature of our winter weather. But the joke’s turned more extreme this year, and enough is enough....More
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Feb 05, 2014

Would you grow hemp?

A farmer I’ve known forever asked me, jokingly, “What’s this about the farm bill legalizing growing pot?”....More
Feb 01, 2014

University research, Extension remain invaluable resource for farmers

A group of top Southeastern corn producers agree that one of the most vexing problems of the day is a lack of funding for agricultural Extension....More
Jan 27, 2014

Cotton plays big in Georgia

Cotton’s farm gate value is about $1.5 billion each year in Georgia. That’s real money, but its monetary swing is even heavier and farther when you....More
Jan 20, 2014

Of double-naught spies, international espionage and corn seed

In not one but two cases recently, federal prosecutors arrested citizens of China and charged them with stealing seeds – the kind of seeds for which....More
Jan 19, 2014

Coon hunting a time-honored tradition

“Coon hunting is primarily about the gratification of working your dogs and charting their success."....More
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
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