Brad Haire

associate editor, Southeast Farm Press

Posts by Brad Haire

in Farm Press Blog May 12, 2015

Why would a teenager today look to the ag industry for a future?

It is estimated the U.S. will have 57,900 high-skilled job openings annually in the food, agriculture, renewable natural resources and environment....More
in Farm Press Blog May 01, 2015

Saying good-bye to good help

A farmer earlier this year had a question: If he cut back on farming the same amount of rented land he had in previous seasons, would he have enough....More
in Farm Press Blog Mar 25, 2015

Cancer claim against glyphosate stirs unnecessary fear of food supply

An international group with ties to the World Health Organization recently said glyphosate might be a cancer-causing carcinogen. The incident is....More
in Farm Press Blog Mar 13, 2015

Up or down, ‘Just keep on farming’

“My daddy sort of laughed at me, and said, ‘Boy, just keep on farming. You’ll see why I didn’t get rich.’”....More
in Farm Press Blog Feb 26, 2015

Regulators and farmers can find common ground

Once upon a time, a regulatory agency together with grower groups and good science found common ground based on common sense, and a drastic blow....More
in Farm Press Blog Jan 22, 2015

Southeast Soybeans: Maximizing Yields and Growing Potential

“Southeast Soybeans: Maximizing Yields and Growing Potential,” a series of articles by Southeast Farm Press staff writers, will investigate the....More
in Farm Press Blog Dec 30, 2014

Take care; give thanks and good luck in 2015

An economist friend of mine said to make sure any prediction you give has enough “mays,” “maybes,” and “mights” embedded in it. That way nobody can....More
in Farm Press Blog Dec 02, 2014

A misguided call for a national food policy revolution

A Washington Post opinion piece titled “How a national food policy could save millions of American lives" is a misguided credo to the ills of U.S....More
in Farm Press Blog Nov 25, 2014

Farmers, thanks for freeing us to do other things

It too often goes unnoticed, talked about and is far too often taken for granted: the United States has food -- an abundance of safe, affordable food....More
in Farm Press Blog Nov 06, 2014

Not surprised Southeast ranked “Best Places to Farm”

If you can eat it, drink it, wear it or smoke it, we can produce it in the South....More
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