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  • Jul 14, 2014
    Commentary

    Southeast could help ease burden of over-centralized production

    This is certainly not to suggest a wholesale relocation of the Corn Belt to the Southeast, but there’s potential here for some expansion of irrigation, while other regions of the country have clearly reached their limits....More
  • Jun 23, 2014
    Commentary

    Why farmers irrigate in the rain and police officers like donut shops

    “It was raining, and he had the irrigation running in the field. Why?” That’s what an urban-leaning friend of mine asked me recently, referring to what he felt was an appalling misuse of water resources by a farmer somewhere locally....More
  • May 28, 2014
    Commentary

    Will Extension get another 100 years?

    Weekly, if not daily during certain times of the year, successful farmers I speak to tell me their one tried-and-true trick for success: “I pretty much follow Extension recommendations and what my agent told me,” they say. If you missed it earlier in May, the nation’s Extension system turned 100 years old. I wonder if it’ll get another 100 years. If it does, it’ll be because of its people....More
  • May 13, 2014
    blog

    Cotton, peanut planters find full stride as weather dries

    Farmers in South Georgia, the Florida Panhandle and dang near all of Alabama have danced through the raindrops in 2014 to get spring planting done, or much too often they had to sit like wallflowers....More
  • Apr 29, 2014
    Commentary

    Regulators regulate regulators while eating unregulated foreign food

    America might just end up a country of regulators regulating regulators, forced to eat unregulated food from a foreign country as we regulate our food supply to nothing....More
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