Brad Haire

associate editor, Southeast Farm Press

Posts by Brad Haire

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
in Farm Press Blog Dec 10, 2013

Your children might be born naked

Most folks already know where they stand on GM crops and nothing much is going to change either side’s minds....More
too, early, Christmas, decorations
in Farm Press Blog Nov 19, 2013

When is it too early to put up Christmas decorations?

The Big Box stores start to put out Christmas decorations, it now seems, soon after the Fourth of July. That is crazy....More
in Farm Press Blog Oct 29, 2013

Have you seen the TomTato?

The TomTato is tomato and potato plant that makes tomatoes up top and potatoes down below. This novel plant was brought to my attention by a good....More
Savannah, Harbor, deeper, ag, exports
in Farm Press Blog Oct 14, 2013

Six feet makes big difference in U.S. ag exports

Savannah Harbor is a top U.S. port for ag exports. But with only a 42-foot drift for ships to pass, it is the shallowest major harbor in North....More
peanut, yields, Georgia, tour
in Farm Press Blog Sep 20, 2013

5,000-plus-pound peanuts just danged pretty in a field

Freshly dug 5,000-plus-pound-per-acre peanuts still fluffy sitting on top of the ground is just danged pretty....More
in Farm Press Blog Sep 03, 2013

Dead battery, copperheads … and little secrets

"I got something you need to see. I think it is a copperhead snake,” she said in a nice but in a “nobody’s leaving here until we address this” sort....More
in Farm Press Blog Aug 23, 2013

Lightning is deadly serious

The men were just 25 and 29, way too young to pass, victims of a terrible accident just doing good, hard work with their hands but at the wrong place....More
2013, peanut, acres, down, surprise, market, factors
in Farm Press Blog Aug 19, 2013

Looks like peanut growers pay attention to market factors

Peanut farmers have shown that they can deviate from historic rotation to meet market demand, or make the best financial investment and decision for....More
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