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.

Corn ethanol bill to gut U.S. Renewable Fuel Standard?
Bill would remove corn-derived ethanol as an option to fulfill Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) production goals.
Monday barnyardgrass workshop set for Stuttgart, Ark.
Barnyardgrass in multiple crops to be discussed.
Gregg Sain
Gregg Sain: 2015 SCGA Ginner of the Year
The roundabout way Gregg Sain became a successful cotton ginner is a testament to a man remaining open to opportunities, robust on-the-job education, dogged determination and the fostering of community relationships. The 2015 SCGA Ginner of the Year is head of gins in both northeast Arkansas and the Missouri Bootheel.
Mid-South farmland values steady for 2015
A brief look at 2015 farmland values.
Farm program sign-up extended 30 days
“The deadline extension comes as a great relief -- for both the FSA staff and the farmers."
Mid-South agriculture law/regulations on April 17 meeting agenda
Mid-South Agricultural and Environmental Law Conference to kick off April 17.
A visit with Louisiana Rep. Ralph Abraham
What's in store for House Agriculture Committee in new year?
The farm bill, Ducks Unlimited and conservation
Ducks Unlimited pushes new funding for rice producers, conservation.
GMO corn trait class action suits consolidated
Losses in China corn market leads to hundreds of suits
Crop insurance and SNAP cuts, ‘actively engaged’ definition
Vilsack explains White House approach to agriculture budget.
Jason Norsworthy
Workshop to address barnyardgrass in Mid-South crops
Add the March 9 Roy J. Smith Barnyardgrass Workshop to your calendar.
Cotton bolls
Cotton 2015: acreage expectations, new technology, sustainability efforts
Cotton specialist urges cotton producers to get in front of sustainability movement.
Rise of smart phone apps: Arkansas team launches multiple ag-related apps
A s smartphones have become ubiquitous around the world, the availability of agriculture-related apps has surged.
Farm bill 'most complex' - Rep. Rick Crawford
"I want fair trade. People tend to use ‘free’ and ‘fair’ trade interchangeably but they aren’t the same thing. I want our farmers to have a fair deal."
How many acres of rice in 2015?
How will rice acreage fare in 2015?
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