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David Bennett

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.

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

Chris Bennett

A native of Helena, Ark., Bennett is a graduate of Missouri State University.

He has been an associate editor with Farm Press for five years.

in Farm Press Blog Aug 22, 2013

Giant feral pig killed by Mississippi farmers

When Larry Smith and Michael Mims went hunting after a giant feral pig, they were shocked when the hog proved even bigger than they ever suspected....More

Cary Blake

Cary Blake, associate editor with Western Farm Press, has 32 years experience as an agricultural journalist. Blake covered Midwest agriculture for 25 years on a statewide farm radio network and through television stories that blanketed the nation.

 Blake travelled West...

Hembree Brandon

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,...

in Farm Press Blog Aug 19, 2014

Competition beginning to heat up as need grows for better broadband

As more companies begin offering better and expanded broadband services, the handwriting will be on the wall for the old line telecoms and cable companies, and they will have to compete or die....More

Harry Cline

Harry's 47-year journalism career covers both daily newspapers and agricultural magazines. He was Western Farm Press' first editor and has more than 35 years of experience covering all aspects of high value, irrigated Western agriculture. He is a former member of the California...

Paul Hollis

Paul Hollis is a native of Alabama who received his undergraduate and graduate degrees from Auburn University. He served as business editor and city editor for a daily newspaper and as publications and news editor for the Alabama Cooperative Extension System before joining Farm Press in 1990....

Forrest Laws

Forrest Laws, director of content for the Penton Media Agriculture Group, spent 10 years with a metropolitan daily newspaper before joining Delta Farm Press in 1980. He has written extensively on farm production practices, crop marketing, farm legislation, environmental regulations and...

in Farm Press Blog Mar 25, 2014

Borlaug statue unveiled at U.S. Capitol

New statue in U.S. Capitol honors Norman Borlaug, Father of the Green Revolution. Borlaug's experiences in the Depression probably had a profound impact on his career....More

Ed Phillips

Ed Phillips, managing editor of Delta Farm Press, is a native Mississippian and had daily/weekly newspaper and magazine experience before joining Farm Press in 1977. He has served in various editorial management positions for the company's farm, equipment, and professional turf management...

in Farm Press Blog Aug 17, 2011

An online glossary of genetics terminology

Genetics. Or is it genomics? Or genotyping? Genetic engineering?....More

Roy Roberson

James R. (Roy) Roberson began his career in agricultural communications as an assistant editor of agricultural research and teaching in Auburn University’s College of Agriculture and Alabama Agricultural Experiment Station. When he retired from Auburn University in 2004, he was head of...

in Farm Press Blog Jan 28, 2011

One hungry planet

One-hungry planet--agriculture will need some help to feed a world population of 9 billion by the year 2043....More

Elton Robinson

Elton joined Delta Farm Press in March 1993, and was named editor of the publication in July 1997. He writes about agriculture-related issues for cotton, corn, soybean, rice and wheat producers in west Tennessee, Arkansas, Mississippi, Louisiana and southeast Missouri. Elton worked as editor...

in Farm Press Blog Aug 15, 2014

Anti-GMO activist – say it ain’t so Chuck

Chuck Norris attempts roundhouse leg kick to commercial agriculture, but misses badly....More
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