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 Nov 12, 2013

What 4 agriculture objects made America?

What four ag items would show up on a list of the 101 most important objects in American history?....More
in Farm Press Blog Nov 11, 2013

The myth of the aging US farmer

Farmers are getting older, but only at the same rate as the rest of the American workforce....More
in Farm Press Blog Nov 11, 2013

Biggest wine hoax of all? Kurniawan insanity plea

Rudy Kurniawan is accused of hoaxing the wine world, and now the hoax may be on the court. When all else fails, plead insanity....More
in Farm Press Blog Nov 07, 2013

Deer in rut can be a killing machine

Even if a deer is bottle-fed or raised with human contact, when the rut kicks in and testosterone flows — a buck turns from timidity to terror....More
in Farm Press Blog Nov 05, 2013

Farmer’s field to loaf record gets Guinness nod

How long does it take to harvest wheat and bake 13 loaves of bread? For producer Neil Unger, only 16 minutes and 30 seconds — field to loaf....More
in Farm Press Blog Oct 31, 2013

Is the wine shortage a false alarm?

There is no wine supply apocalypse, but the flow is tightening....More
in Farm Press Blog Oct 29, 2013

Cargo theft, cattle rustling cripple farmers and ranchers

Cargo theft and cattle rustling are crippling crimes for farmers and ranchers. Theft may take the form of one big grab and run, or it may be the....More
in Farm Press Blog Oct 28, 2013

Pig farmer replays Deliverance with repo men

When pig farmer Donal Connaughton tried forcing two repo men to strip naked and hop in a pen with a hog, it was almost like a real-life version of....More
in Farm Press Blog Oct 21, 2013

Boiler room wine fraudsters headed for prison

Daniel Snelling was set to pull off a triple crown wine con when the walls began closing in....More
in Farm Press Blog Oct 17, 2013

Where is one-fifth of the world’s fresh water hiding?

The War of the Straws goes on as the mad scramble for water can be felt everywhere — almost....More
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