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.

Posts by Hembree Brandon

in Farm Press Blog Jun 07, 2013

Almost 5 years after the financial implosion — and nobody's been jailed

"Too big to fail, too big to jail" seems to have been the attitude toward those responsible for the financial shenanigans that brought about the....More
in Farm Press Blog May 31, 2013

‘Gee whiz’ technology systems now commonplace in agriculture

Precision ag companies are constantly coming up with newer, better, faster, more accurate ways to do things....More
in Farm Press Blog May 27, 2013

America’s increasing energy abundance: Will it bring manufacturing resurgence?

America's increasing energy abundance may spur return of manufacturing to the U.S....More
in Farm Press Blog May 17, 2013

Constant quest for improvement has rewards for Keith Morton

Continually seeking ways to do things better has paid dividends for Mississippi farmer Keith Morton....More
in Farm Press Blog May 13, 2013

As rains, frosts ushered in May, year past racked up heat records

As spring weather turns Mid-South planting plans topsy-turvy, 2012 drought and heat set records....More
in Farm Press Blog May 03, 2013

Incentives to U.S. railroads could boost ag shipments, save millions for farmers

Tax and other incentives to railroads could mean millions of dollars in benefits to U.S. agriculture, according to a new study for the United Soybean....More
in Farm Press Blog Apr 23, 2013

Mother Nature’s wrath: Tornado takes a toll on farming community

The April 11 tornado that swept through areas of Kemper and Noxubee counties in the northeastern prairie region of Mississippi had an impact on the....More
in Farm Press Blog Apr 19, 2013

America’s vanishing middle class: Gap between rich and poor widens

As the gap between the rich and the poor widens, the middle class that helped build America continues to shrink....More
in Farm Press Blog Apr 15, 2013

Swimming pigs, giant cat-eating spiders

Have you been hoodwinked by yet another piece of Internet misinformation?....More
in Farm Press Blog Apr 05, 2013

Region’s bankers confirm it: 2012 was a good year for farmers

Farm income in the Memphis and Little Rock areas for the fourth quarter of 2012 reflected a "notable increase" over the same time a year ago....More
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