Brad Haire

associate editor, Southeast Farm Press

Posts by Brad Haire

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
in Farm Press Blog Oct 24, 2014

Ten people died last year in Georgia tractor-traffic collisions

The motorist goes around the curve in the road at 55 mph and then sees the tractor traveling just ahead. Even if the tractor is going 15 mph, it only....More
in Farm Press Blog Oct 10, 2014

Peanut hay: A few things to remember this harvest

Test peanut hay if it is going to be fed to livestock, though. Drought-stressed peanuts in the last five to six weeks are at higher risk for....More
in Farm Press Blog Sep 04, 2014

Divided field: Spring deluge to summer drought

The infographic on the U.S. Drought Monitor shows the Southeast in vivid yellows and light-browns, meaning abnormally dry to severe drought....More
in Farm Press Blog Aug 19, 2014

Herbicide resistant, yeah, but what about hoe resistant?

The best made and implemented weed management strategies fall short of perfect. Weeds, particularly Palmer amaranth, will take advantage of any....More
in Farm Press Blog Aug 08, 2014

Ebola virus hit with ‘tobacco juice’

Score a big one for the ingenuity which turned some special tobacco juice into a lifesaving Ebola serum and a remarkable plant into a way to....More
in Farm Press Blog Jul 29, 2014

Skeeter bit: Explaining the dangers of “Chihuahua” fever

“Daddy, a skitter bit me. I think I got Chihuahua fever now.”....More
in Farm Press Blog Jun 23, 2014

Why farmers irrigate in the rain and police officers like donut shops

“It was raining, and he had the irrigation running in the field. Why?” That’s what an urban-leaning friend of mine asked me recently, referring to....More
in Farm Press Blog May 28, 2014

Will Extension get another 100 years?

Weekly, if not daily during certain times of the year, successful farmers I speak to tell me their one tried-and-true trick for success: “I....More
in Farm Press Blog May 13, 2014

Cotton, peanut planters find full stride as weather dries

Farmers in South Georgia, the Florida Panhandle and dang near all of Alabama have danced through the raindrops in 2014 to get spring planting done,....More
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