Hembree Brandon

Hembree
Brandon
Editorial Director,
Farm Press

Hembree Brandon, editorial director, grew up in Mississippi and worked in public relations and edited weekly newspapers before joining Farm Press in 1973. He has served in various editorial positions with the Farm Press publications, in addition to writing about political, legislative, environmental, and regulatory issues.

Articles
Interest rates may hold until after presidential election
"While I think interest rates are going to have to go up, I don’t think we’ll see it until after the election is over," says Abbott Myers, Mississippi Land Bank.
Farm Credit System celebrating a century of service to agriculture
The Farm Credit System is “a good example of what the federal government can do when it does things right,” says Abbott Myers, chairman of the board of Mississippi Land Bank.
Reliable credit a valuable resource for farmers
Mississippi Land Bank Chairman Abbott Myers talks about the 100th anniversary of the Farm Credit System and what it has meant to the nation's farmers.
2016 Mid-South Farm and Gin Show Photo Album: Part 4
This photo gallery includes a cross-section of exhibitors, attendees, and those who took part in various seminars, informational sessions, FFA food packaging, and recognition events held in conjunction with the show.
2016 Mid-South Farm and Gin Show Photo Album: Part 3
This photo gallery includes a cross-section of exhibitors, attendees, and those who took part in various seminars, informational sessions, FFA food packaging, and recognition events held in conjunction with the show.
2016 Mid-South Farm and Gin Show Photo Album: Part 2
This photo gallery includes a cross-section of exhibitors, attendees, and those who took part in various seminars, informational sessions, FFA food packaging, and recognition events held in conjunction with the show.
2016 Mid-South Farm and Gin Show Photo Album: Part 1
This photo gallery includes a cross-section of exhibitors, attendees, and those who took part in various seminars, informational sessions, FFA food packaging, and recognition events held in conjunction with the show.
Cotton contamination, regulatory issues rank among concerns for ginners
“We are very concerned that our reputation for having the cleanest cotton in the world could be seriously damaged if all forms of plastic contamination aren’t eliminated,” says Ron Craft, president of the National Cotton Ginners Association.
Mid-South gins recognized for safety achievements for 2015
Eleven Mid-South cotton gins won the Diamond Award of Excellence for outstanding worker safety programs in 2015. It is the highest level in the Southern Cotton Ginners Association’s annual safety awards program
Mid-South FFA members package 40,000 meals for needy during Farm and Gin Show
It was a beehive of activity as scores of youngsters from tri-state FFA chapters joined forces Saturday morning at the Mid-South Farm and Gin Show to package more than 40,000 meals for the needy, which were delivered to the Memphis Food Bank for distribution to rural and urban counties in Tennessee, Arkansas, and Mississippi.
Tri Watkins is new president of Southern Cotton Ginners Association
Henry G. "Tri" Watkins, Rabbit Ridge Gin, Lepanto, Ark., is the new president of the Southern Cotton Ginners Association.
Boosting corn yield potential a key to profitability when prices low
With the profit outlook for Delta crops less than bright, the best way corn growers can increase profitability is to increase yield potential.
As herbicide resistance issues mount, close management becomes essential
In addition to the ongoing problem with glyphosate-resistant Palmer amaranth, there was documentation in 2015 of the weed’s resistance to PPO herbicides.
Mid-South Farm and Gin Show opens today with more than 400 exhibits
Every available space, indoors and out, is sold out for the Mid-South Farm and Gin Show, which begins a two-day run today at the Memphis Cook Convention Center.
It all comes together at the Mid-South Farm and Gin Show
More than 400 exhibits fill the Memphis Cook Convention Center for the Mid-South Farm and Gin Show, which opens tomorrow, Feb. 26.
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