Brad Haire

associate editor, Southeast Farm Press

Posts by Brad Haire

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
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
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