Paul Hollis

Editor, Southeast Farm Press

Paul Hollis is a native of Alabama who received his undergraduate and graduate degrees from Auburn University. He served as business editor and city editor for a daily newspaper and as publications and news editor for the Alabama Cooperative Extension System before joining Farm Press in 1990. Paul lives with his wife Tammy in Auburn, Ala. They have a daughter, Tess.

Posts by Paul Hollis

in Farm Press Blog Aug 15, 2014

Ga. Peanut Commission ‘no share’ motion right move

Painstaking and expensive research has positioned the U.S. as a dominant player in the world peanut market, but maintaining that competitive edge....More
in Farm Press Blog Aug 01, 2014

Try to do better with what you have, advises long-time farmer

I’ve interviewed many farmers over the years who talk about having to grow to survive and they’re not exaggerating, especially the younger guys who....More
in Farm Press Blog Jul 14, 2014

Southeast could help ease burden of over-centralized production

This is certainly not to suggest a wholesale relocation of the Corn Belt to the Southeast, but there’s potential here for some expansion of....More
in Farm Press Blog Jul 02, 2014

Diversity of U.S. farming seen in 2014 Peanut Profitability winners

They’re a true microcosm of U.S. farming, in all of its glorious variety....More
in Farm Press Blog Jun 02, 2014

Retired professor writes of Alabama's agricultural shortcomings

“It was obvious U.S. agriculture was in serious trouble, but the situation in Alabama was even worse."....More
in Farm Press Blog May 08, 2014

Looking for heroes in all the wrong places

You can spin it anyhow you want – as a tyrannical, overreaching central government imposing its will on a freedom-loving rancher, or as someone, in....More
in Farm Press Blog May 02, 2014

Natural "need for seed" drives urge to be a farmer

Most farmers I’ve met over the years grew up on the farm and never gave a thought to doing anything else. And it seems to me that more young people....More
in Farm Press Blog Apr 22, 2014

We will sell no sweet onion before its time

“You can’t decide in Atlanta when you’re ready to dig onions in Vidalia."....More
in Farm Press Blog Apr 08, 2014

“Peanut Futures: Marketing for Profitability” helps you know your market

"Peanut Futures: Marketing for Profitability,” sponsored by DuPont Crop Protection, will examine recent developments in U.S. and international peanut....More
in Farm Press Blog Apr 01, 2014

"Winter of our discontent" could bring break from kudzu bugs

Persistently cold temperatures get the credit for this occurrence, says Hu, and the result should be fewer kudzu bugs this spring....More
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