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 Dec 09, 2013

Southern crop yields are up, up and away

Crop yields in the South are shattering records left and right, and the possibilities seem limitless....More
peanuts, healthy, Harvard, study
in Farm Press Blog Nov 26, 2013

Eat more nuts this holiday season — you might just live longer

While nuts have long been considered heart-healthy, a new Harvard University study contends that regular nut eaters are less likely to die of cancer....More
in Farm Press Blog Nov 02, 2013

North Alabama farmers proactive in battling emerging pests

Maybe that’s why, with the unpredictable situations they’re certain to face each year, farmers there seem to do a better job than most of being....More
in Farm Press Blog Oct 23, 2013

Trip to Sunbelt Ag Expo renews faith in humankind

The same fresh air of cooperation, friendliness and a general celebration of the human spirit was in full view at the Sunbelt Ag Expo, especially....More
in Farm Press Blog Oct 13, 2013

Getting the truth out about peanut allergies

“We’re going to try and clear up the confusion about peanut allergies and encourage people to get the proper diagnosis."....More
in Farm Press Blog Sep 30, 2013

Farm tour is reminder of long-standing tradition in Alabama

In a year in which farmers in this region have seen record rainfall amounts and emerging insect and disease pests, the crops tour – in its 35th year....More
Extension, soybeans, rust, Alabama
in Farm Press Blog Sep 10, 2013

Extension's response to disease threat shows its value to farming

Having taught occasionally at the college level, I’ve learned a thing or two about the challenges of devising an effective system of learning that....More
John, Beasley, Auburn, Georgia, swap
in Farm Press Blog Aug 30, 2013

From 'Go Dawgs' to 'War Eagle' for John Beasley

In this particular case, Auburn’s win is in the form of University of Georgia Extension peanut agronomist John Beasley, who is retiring from UGA at....More
in Farm Press Blog Aug 12, 2013

Don’t let politicians cause you to take your eye off farm bill ball

“Don’t struggle with this nutrition in and nutrition out business too much — that will be worked out by House and Senate leaders at a very high level....More
in Farm Press Blog Jul 16, 2013

Enough blame to go around in Congress, so let’s just blame them all

The Democrats blamed the Republicans for insisting on heavy cuts to food stamp programs, and the Republicans blamed the Democrats for wanting to....More
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