Brad Haire

associate editor , Southeast Farm Press

Posts by Brad Haire

in Farm Press Blog Apr 11, 2014

Pecans budding: Is winter really over?

I look to the winter-wise pecan tree to tell me if I've got the clear to plant my more-tender spring vegetable transplants, the clear not to worry....More
in Farm Press Blog Apr 02, 2014

Drinkable-food developer slams farms

If not for this being in National Geographic, I’d likely not write this blog about Soylent. But I have a real problem with the publication giving....More
in Farm Press Blog Mar 24, 2014

I like March Madness, too, but not enough to get ‘snipped’ over it

According to a recent news report, more men choose this time of year, March Madness time, to get snipped, or to have that notorious progeny-pausing....More
in Farm Press Blog Mar 19, 2014

The Three Stages of Weed Resistance Awareness, a simple warning

The “one-more-year” farmer takes a big gamble when it comes to herbicide resistance. That one more year can end up being costly....More
in Farm Press Blog Feb 27, 2014

Why should cotton growers care about Cotton Incorporated?

Cotton Incorporated is funded by check-off dollars assessed on each bale of cotton marketed in the U.S. or the equivalent imported into the country....More
in Farm Press Blog 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
industrial hemp, farm bill
in Farm Press Blog 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
in Farm Press Blog 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
in Farm Press Blog 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
in Farm Press Blog 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
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