Brad Haire

associate editor, Southeast Farm Press

Posts by Brad Haire

in Farm Press Blog Feb 09, 2016

The complicated perfect peanut. Good luck, peanut genome

The peanut genome is sequenced, which is a good thing, but that doesn’t mean the industry is looking to develop a GMO peanut. Not that there....More
in Farm Press Blog Feb 02, 2016

New financial series to help your farm survive (maybe thrive) in 2016

“Managing the Margins: 2016” is a Farm Press editorial series providing up-to-date strategies to manage the financial risks of farming in the....More
in Farm Press Blog Jan 25, 2016

Spite pigweed! Do you agree with these cotton farmers?

Georgia farmers were asked “What has been the most important factor helping you with the management of Palmer amaranth in cotton?” How they answered....More
in Farm Press Blog Jan 05, 2016

The farmer who cornered a market and his ‘banned’ legacy today

Farmer Vincent Kosuga smelled an opportunity with a commodity he knew best, onions, and capitalized on it in the mid-1950s, and his actions resulted....More
in Farm Press Blog Dec 21, 2015

A joke about drunken friends reminds me of current farm policy

“We know that payments coming out of DC are significantly less than what they’ve ever been, and that’s the trend of the future we are going to have....More
in Farm Press Blog Nov 17, 2015

9 qualities the next American Farm Bureau president should possess

The next American Farm Bureau Federation president will influence more than in the last several generations the direction this country decides to go....More
in Farm Press Blog Nov 13, 2015

“Need 15 days of sunshine and a northwest wind”

I'm not complaining, but much of the Southeast needs more than a few extra days of sunshine. If you’re having trouble with cotton or soybean harvest....More
in Farm Press Blog Oct 22, 2015

The room filled with good farming ideas

When top farmers sit together in one room, good production, marketing and business ideas get shared....More
in Farm Press Blog Oct 09, 2015

If anyone can get over this, it’s the farmers

What is being called historic flooding in South Carolina is delivering a terrible final blow to many South Carolina farmers who face near total crop....More
in Farm Press Blog Sep 28, 2015

Southern agricultural economists huddle in Atlanta, sound warning

Southern Extension economists discuss the current state of affairs and outlooks for major Southern commodities and livestock. Farm economy to....More
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