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 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
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
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