Chris Bennett

Associate Editor, Western Farm Press

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.

Posts by Chris Bennett

in Farm Press Blog Jan 23, 2014

Farm’s Nazi past still fresh for slave workers

The Cruzeiro do Sul farm still bears the swastika marks from a forgotten piece of Nazi history....More
in Farm Press Blog Jan 21, 2014

Farmer privacy breach brings suit against EPA

Farmer privacy and agroterrorism are both factors in a suit against the EPA over the release of sensitive agriculture data....More
in Farm Press Blog Jan 20, 2014

Dave’s Killer Bread redemption tale breaks bad

Dave Dahl’s redemption road from drugs and 15 years in prison to phenomenal success in the bread industry has jackknifed back toward a courtroom....More
in Farm Press Blog Jan 15, 2014

Drop the bratwurst and build a Zeppelin

Zeppelins once caused a massive sausage shortage during World War l. No cows, no Zeppelins....More
in Farm Press Blog Jan 14, 2014

James Bond once worked for the EPA

So much for EPA oversight. John Beale, EPA's bizarre James Bond, claimed to be a CIA agent for 13 years — and almost got away with it....More
in Farm Press Blog Jan 07, 2014

AK-47 rifle was agriculture’s giant loss?

What might have been for agriculture? Looking at the life of Mikhail Kalashnikov, father of the AK-47, the question looms large....More
in Farm Press Blog Dec 20, 2013

Tom Seaver — pitcher’s mound to wine ground

Tom Seaver is a satisfied man, trading the dirt of a pitcher’s mound for California vineyard soil — and he isn’t looking back....More
in Farm Press Blog Dec 18, 2013

What treasure is buried beneath farmland?

Farmland sometimes hides treasure — literally....More
in Farm Press Blog Dec 16, 2013

Farmer suicide and the road to agricultural ruin

There is sometimes a bitter overlap between farming and suicide, and agriculture statistics bear blunt testimony....More
in Farm Press Blog Dec 13, 2013

Chinese seed thieves hit US farmland; feds hit back

Robert Mo is accused of trying to pilfer seed secrets from U.S. seed companies and take them to China. He and several others are charged with....More
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