David Bennett

Associate Editor,
Delta Farm Press

David Bennett, associate editor for Delta Farm Press, is an Arkansan. He worked with a daily newspaper before joining Farm Press in 1994. Bennett writes about legislative and crop related issues in the Mid-South states.

Senate tax extender package includes benefits for agriculture 1
One-year 'fix' for farmers in Senate tax extender package.
What will major shift in U.S. policy toward Cuba mean for agriculture?
Obama moves to ease U.S. trade and travel restrictions on Cuba.
Undocumented workers and agriculture: no easy answers 1
Where do things stand with U.S. agriculture and undocumented farm workers?
New Delta-based business matches farmers with grain buyers
New approach to trading grain is an online option.
Senate passes $1.1 trillion spending package
Senate passes spending bill for 2015 fiscal year.
They did it again! Arkansas soybean growers attain magic 100 bushel-plus yield for second year in a row
In late 2013, during the happy aftermath of massive soybean yields, Arkansas producers — three of whom were the first to break the 100-bushel barrier — were reticent to predict another bin-busting crop for 2014.
Water-related Senate hearing again focuses on EPA proposed rule
The latest on EPA-proposed Waterways of the U.S. rule.
House passes one-year tax extender package
House votes to allow Section 179 to revert to $500,000/$2 million levels for 2014.
All hands on deck: the Warren family pitches in
Arkansas' Warren family unafraid to swap hats in pursuit of success.
Seeking high yields, the reduction of acid rain and the need for sulfur
No acid rain? Great! But that means sulfur applications are important.
The wait isn’t over: EPA delays ethanol/biofuels decision
No 2014 RFS ruling from EPA until 2015.
Undocumented farmworkers shown no favoritism in Obama immigration plan
Agriculture reacts to Obama immigration plan.
Reversing the impact of salt on cropland
With world population headed towards nine billion, concerns on the rise over salt degradation of cropland.
The collision between wild pigs, agriculture and hunting 1
Expert weighs in on wild pigs population in North America.
Global seed vault offers world agriculture protection, hope
What's the latest from the Svalbard seed vault?
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