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 Oct 16, 2013

Dementia brings legal end to burn pit tragedy

Three people fell into farmer Phillip Andrew Whitney’s burn pits from 1996-2011 in a chain of tragedies compounded by neglect and dereliction....More
in Farm Press Blog Oct 15, 2013

Raccoons and cartoons an agriculture time bomb

The Rascal raccoon saga is a textbook case of allowing an invasive species in through the front door....More
in Farm Press Blog Oct 08, 2013

Who are the top 100 private landowners in the US?

The Land Report 100 is the tale of the tape for America's biggest landowners. The bottom of the list is as telling as the top: Just to get a seat at....More
in Farm Press Blog Oct 07, 2013

Farmer cheats death with pocketknife

In the pantheon of survival stories, Barry Lynch and his pocketknife have claimed a well-deserved spot....More
in Farm Press Blog Oct 01, 2013

Investor an agriculture prophet or alarmist?

Cassandras and Pollyannas abound when making predictions about agriculture. The trick is deciding who is right. Risk. Risk. Risk....More
in Farm Press Blog Sep 30, 2013

One honey heist to rule them all

A massive void in the U.S. market gives honey launderers plenty of room to operate....More
in Farm Press Blog Sep 25, 2013

Horses are vicious beasts in Connecticut

There are enough judicial activism cases already in the United States without adding “vicious horses” to the roster....More
in Farm Press Blog Sep 23, 2013

Agriculture and ecology clash over badger cull

The badger cull controversy neglects common sense. Let the farmers protect their herds....More
in Farm Press Blog Sep 18, 2013

Farmers and falcons team up for crop protection

Bird damage across the United States costs growers hundreds of millions in annual profit — bring on the falcon patrols....More
in Farm Press Blog Sep 16, 2013

Honey bees to rent? Demand will only grow

The greatest pollination show on Earth is a mix of staggering honey bee and almond numbers....More
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