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 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
in Farm Press Blog Jul 03, 2013

Peanut Profitability winners show ‘human’ factor still critical in farming

As a society, we’ve become enthralled with technology, and agriculture is certainly no different....More
in Farm Press Blog Jun 18, 2013

Secretary Vilsack offers graduates some common sense advice

Some of you this spring have experienced the graduation of a loved one from high school or college....More
Southeast, water, issues, irrigation, restrictions, state, legislatures
in Farm Press Blog May 15, 2013

Don’t let winter’s rainfall make you forget about looming water issues

It’s difficult to think too much about drought, water-use efficiency, and other such things when the ground underneath your feet is so wet you can’t....More
in Farm Press Blog Apr 03, 2013

Farmers themselves prove to be best ambassadors when it comes to making the case for agriculture

I don’t know about you, but there are times lately when I cringe whenever our congressional members and state legislators, for one reason or another....More
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