Cary Blake

Cary
Blake
Associate Editor,
Western Farm Press

Cary Blake, associate editor with Western Farm Press, has 32 years experience as an agricultural journalist. Blake covered Midwest agriculture for 25 years on a statewide farm radio network and through television stories that blanketed the nation.
 Blake travelled West in 2003. Today he reports on production agriculture in Arizona and California. He also covers New Mexico and West Texas agriculture for Southwest Farm Press.
 Blake is a native Mississippian, graduate of Mississippi State University, and a former Christmas tree grower.

Articles
Food evolving to lifestyle choice
The future of food continues to evolve from the basic sustenance of nourishment for human life to the consumer’s desire for a personal involvement in the food supply.
Cellulosic ethanol future of sorghum
The long-term growth of the U.S. sorghum industry depends in part with scientists unraveling paths to produce
Growers first link in food safety
The salmonella threat in peanuts at the processing level last year pushed the U.S. industry to seek additional ways to
Vilsack discusses farm exports
The U.S. Department of Agriculture plans to shift farm export expansion efforts from a “one-size-fits-all” approach
Reduce soil compaction, boost yields
New technology will offer farmers the ability to pinpoint specific subsoil compaction areas in fields and then provide
CI official Cotton: positive environment footprint
Despite its naysayers, the U.S. cotton industry creates a positive environmental footprint worthy of bragging rights.
Biotechnology, trade, keys for wheat
The adoption of biotechnology, export expansion, and supplier reliability are crucial components to further bolster the
Cotton’s environmental footprint
Despite its naysayers, the U.S. cotton industry creates a positive environmental footprint worthy of bragging
Ag biotech: critical to global sustainability
Agricultural biotechnology is making substantial footholds in small and large countries worldwide and must remain a
Mid-South growers peruse Western cotton production
Darrington Seward and a small entourage of Mid-South cotton growers traveled to Arizona and California in late June to
U.S. rice industry monitors China
While the debate over agricultural biotechnology still rages in many parts of the world, China is moving forward at a
U.S. rice industry continues to monitor China's influence
While the debate over agricultural biotechnology still rages in many parts of the world, China is moving forward at a
Schafer: Farm bill could be done in weeks
The differences remaining between the Bush administration and Congress in the 2007 farm bill could be worked out within
AgJobs-less farm bill predicted
AgJobs farm labor legislation is unlikely to make the final cut in the 2007 farm bill legislation under consideration
South Carolinian named Cotton Specialist of Year
Mike Jones of Clemson University is the 2007 Extension Cotton Specialist of the Year. The associate professor of
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