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 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
in Farm Press Blog Mar 06, 2013

Commodity markets boosting mood of Southeast growers heading into 2013 production season

Commodity prices are putting a smile on the faces of Southeast growers as they head into the 2013 production season....More
in Farm Press Blog Feb 07, 2013

Southeastern growers embracing role as producers of exceptional corn yields

It was a remarkable sight…a standing-room-only crowd of more than 200 growers, packed into the University of Georgia Tifton Campus Conference Center....More
in Farm Press Blog Jan 02, 2013

Views of rural America, U.S. agriculture range from less relevant to resurgent

Two starkly different views of rural America and U.S. agriculture emerged in recent weeks — one hopeful and optimistic, the other discouraging and....More
in Farm Press Blog Dec 10, 2012

Farmer-friendly state tax exemptions, credits illustrate the good government can do

Let’s talk for a moment about a concept that has become foreign in the eyes of many today — good government. That’s right, good government, the kind....More
in Farm Press Blog Nov 14, 2012

Latest budget cuts do further damage to Georgia’s ‘Cadillac model’

It would seem — perhaps out of necessity — that many of us in agriculture have mastered the art of lowered expectations. We don’t expect much, and we....More
in Farm Press Blog Oct 20, 2012

Major shifts in U.S. agricultural production could be bigger problem than climate change

As the Midwest goes, so go corn prices. That’s no surprise to anyone who is remotely familiar with U.S. agriculture....More
in Farm Press Blog Sep 07, 2012

Suspension of Georgia water permit applications could be harbinger of things to come

Most news media outlets in Georgia treated it as a minor item, and it wasn’t even worthy of mention out of state, but a recent action concerning the....More
in Farm Press Blog Jul 10, 2012

Irrigation becoming more of a necessity for farmers in Southeast

It’ll come as no surprise to many of you that irrigation was determined to be the No. 1 key in our recent listing to the Keys to Peanut Profitability....More
in Farm Press Blog Jun 27, 2012

More confusion than clarification in Supreme Court’s immigration ruling

Monday’s Supreme Court ruling that threw out key provisions of a controversial Arizona immigration law might have left more confusion than....More
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