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 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
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
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