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.

Posts by David Bennett

in Farm Press Blog Aug 06, 2015

Food terror, needles, nails, and the Batman

The sabotage has actually been going on for a while. The first needles were discovered last October. The farm where the potatoes were produced halted....More
in Farm Press Blog Jun 02, 2015

Catfish crooks, timber thieves and truffle rustlers

On the night of the incident, Rambaud, already sick of trespassers digging up truffles on his land, had been waiting in one of the family’s groves....More
in Farm Press Blog Jun 01, 2015

Uptick in agriculture-related jobs to keep kids on the farm?

Without even the barest knowledge of agriculture, “our students are vulnerable to misinformation that sometimes vilifies farmers.” -- Karen Ballard....More
in Farm Press Blog May 01, 2014

Diminishing world water supply leading to major conflict?

Considering the need to quickly address global water shortages, sanitation before major strife....More
in Farm Press Blog Dec 16, 2013

How a most worthy charity and missed colleague came together

A few weeks back, it was my privilege to visit Children’s Home outside Paragould, Ark. That visit led to a lengthy feature – but one....More
in Farm Press Blog Sep 25, 2013

Report on U.S. rice quality reveals concerns, points to solutions

Report authored by U.S. rice specialists looks at quality concerns, fixes....More
in Farm Press Blog Sep 05, 2013

The shifting landscape of the U.S./Central American rice business

Preferences of U.S. rice importers become more prevelant as Central Americans urge less comingling of varieties....More
in Farm Press Blog Sep 03, 2013

U.S. rice quality and quantifying customer demands

Issues surrounding U.S. rice quality include how chalk is measured....More
in Farm Press Blog Aug 30, 2013

Quality paramount to importers of U.S. rice

After years of complaints, Central American importers of U.S. rice grow impatient, say quality concerns must be quickly addressed....More
in Farm Press Blog Aug 21, 2013

Nutrition title fight means difficulty in moving farm bill needle

Still several weeks from reconvening after August recess, Congress will arrive back in D.C. with a new farm bill in the balance....More
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