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.

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?
Obama budget would take chop at crop insurance
White House releases fiscal year 2016 budget.
Thaw in U.S./Cuba relations leading to major new agriculture market?
Hope rises among U.S. agriculture advocates that Cuba policy will lead to major new market.
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.
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