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 Jan 21, 2016

Martian potatoes and Chinese GM corn

With humankind increasingly looking to the Red Planet with wanderlust, is the lowly potato set to be literally ascendant?....More
in Farm Press Blog Dec 11, 2015

China betting big on GM crops, cloned food animals

The acceleration of biotech adoption by the Chinese has been fueled by the populations’ increased prosperity. Folks with more cash in their billfold....More
in Farm Press Blog Nov 24, 2015

Arlim tomatoes and the end of summer

Oftentimes, the uglier the tomato, the more awesome it is....More
in Farm Press Blog Nov 12, 2015

Cuba farm technologies and soundwaves to combat invasives

The trade embargo being lifted will certainly benefit U.S. agriculture and provide Cuba with quality food. But might the benefits to the U.S. farmer....More
Duck in flight
in Farm Press Blog Nov 04, 2015

Avian influenza and duck season: commonsense advice

So what should duck hunters be cautious about going into the new season?....More
in Farm Press Blog Oct 15, 2015

Invasive species and fire-watch towers

I thought about that this week when reading about a study showing how easy it is for well-meaning gardeners to procure invasive plant species....More
in Farm Press Blog Sep 14, 2015

Why do Southerners have a drawl?

Why does a fellow from Mississippi have a twang that’s different from a fellow in Texas?....More
in Farm Press Blog Aug 28, 2015

Eat your gloop but I’m sticking with a good, old plate lunch

Maybe it was a result of the heat, but July cooked up more food goofiness....More
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
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