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 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
in Farm Press Blog Mar 04, 2014

Long-time entomologist makes predictions about cotton insect control

Stink bugs, and the other three pests discussed, would dictate the need for field monitoring in the future just as the boll weevil did from about....More
in Farm Press Blog Feb 27, 2014

A re-shifting of U.S. agricultural production could be in order

Maybe it’s time, as some have suggested, that serious consideration be given to building an irrigation infrastructure in the Eastern U.S. that would....More
in Farm Press Blog Feb 13, 2014

Words matter: Is it an Unmanned Aerial Vehicle or a Drone?

“Drones have come to imply covert or military action – I tell people that we’re shooting pictures not bullets."....More
in Farm Press Blog Feb 01, 2014

University research, Extension remain invaluable resource for farmers

A group of top Southeastern corn producers agree that one of the most vexing problems of the day is a lack of funding for agricultural Extension....More
in Farm Press Blog Jan 20, 2014

Of double-naught spies, international espionage and corn seed

In not one but two cases recently, federal prosecutors arrested citizens of China and charged them with stealing seeds – the kind of seeds for which....More
in Farm Press Blog Jan 10, 2014

Being the public face of your farm

When it comes to on-farm public relations, remember to follow the rules. Do what the rules say, and cover your own rear end....More
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