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 May 11, 2012

Anniversary of 2011 floods

Was it only a year ago when abundant rains caused a chain-reaction of misery in the Mid-South? Back then, a sense of disbelief set in as waterways....More
in Farm Press Blog May 08, 2012

An eminent domain fight, a Pigford sign-up deadline and catfish inspections

Folks tend to get upset when land they own is forcefully taken over by outside interests claiming eminent domain. Government projects, infrastructure....More
in Farm Press Blog Apr 29, 2012

Sustainable meat, undercover videos, Clinton speaks truth and hunting dog research

Are the benefits and possibilities of “environmentally sustainable” meat production overblown?....More
in Farm Press Blog Apr 16, 2012

Mid-May Colombia FTA and free farm bill buttons

According to Sunday reports, U.S. Trade Representative Ron Kirk expects the U.S./Colombia Free Trade Agreement (FTA) to be active on May 15....More
in Farm Press Blog Nov 29, 2011

MF Global: funds found but mystery deepens

As FBI and Justice Department investigations into the collapse of MF Global continue, there have been several developments in recent days....More
in Farm Press Blog Nov 25, 2011

South Korea, FTAs and word association

Triggered by a vote on the Free Trade Agreement (FTA) recently passed by Congress, South Korean President Lee Myungbak’s opposition was furious at....More
in Farm Press Blog Nov 21, 2011

Farm bill in wake of super committee failure?

What will the super committee’s failure mean for the farm bill turned in last Friday (November 18)?....More
in Farm Press Blog Nov 17, 2011

First Xmas trees, now the rest

First, the get-the-government-outta-everything bunch came for the Christmas tree check-off. Flush with success after the Obama administration’s....More
in Farm Press Blog Nov 10, 2011

Xmas trees, check-offs, and half-truths

Warm up the cider, decorate the Christmas tree, put a match to the Yule log, hand out the songsheets and let’s all hum a dirge as common sense....More
in Farm Press Blog Nov 09, 2011

Beetle-mimicking irrigation system wins Dyson award

A young Australian engineer has won the 2011 James Dyson Award for developing a low-maintenance, solar-powered, drip-irrigation system....More
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