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 May 06, 2015

Now is the time for Alabama farmers to get involved in water policy

"All farmers in Alabama have a stake in this, so don’t just assume that they won’t listen to you.”....More
in Farm Press Blog Mar 26, 2015

Make sure you're following the rules before planting seed

So if you’re insure at all about the status of the variety you’re planting this spring, take a few minutes to contact the owner of the variety or....More
in Farm Press Blog Mar 18, 2015

Don’t even think about taking my water

In a recent survey conducted by the University of Florida Center for Public Issues Education, or PIE Center, participating Floridians revealed that....More
in Farm Press Blog Mar 01, 2015

Peanut industry becomes victim of its own success

In three short years, the United States has become the world’s foremost low-cost producer of peanuts, a result of vastly improved varieties and....More
in Farm Press Blog Feb 17, 2015

The general public “don’t know much about science book”

These days, however, “Don’t know much about science book” seems to be a loud and proud declaration from the general public in America, and there’s....More
in Farm Press Blog Jan 30, 2015

Bottom line trumps caution flags as peanuts appear poised for increase

Most everyone agrees there will be an increase in U.S. peanut acres in 2015, but the trick clearly will be to temper enthusiasm with caution....More
in Farm Press Blog Dec 27, 2014

Regulations struggle to keep up with UAVs

It’s becoming clearer as time goes on that the adoption of UAVs at the farm level won’t happen nearly as quickly as GPS guidance and other....More
in Farm Press Blog Dec 11, 2014

It's time to get back to the business of governing

One thing this particular Congress and others that immediately preceded it have done especially well is to make plenty of symbolic gestures. For....More
in Farm Press Blog Oct 22, 2014

Dispelling common myths about the "superweed"

Originally, I suppose it was a fairly good substitution for glyphosate-resistant Palmer amaranth pigweed. It certainly takes less time to write “....More
in Farm Press Blog Sep 26, 2014

A few more things to think about at harvest time

Don't forget about looming USDA deadlines in the midst of harvest....More
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