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 Dec 30, 2011

As battered, bedraggled 2011 fades away, some wishes for the new year

As 2011 fades away, some wishes for the new year....More
in Farm Press Blog Dec 24, 2011

The best Christmas gifts don’t come from the mall or online browsing

Christmases past: the best gifts didn't come from the mall or online ordering....More
in Farm Press Blog Dec 20, 2011

When guidelines become regulations: tackling the EPA’s sleight-of-hand

Regulatory issues are likely to continue to be an area of skirmishing as discussions for the 2012 farm bill go forward....More
in Farm Press Blog Dec 14, 2011

In slashing funding for ag, seniors, kids programs, don’t overlook bloated defense budget

"Defense spending is now absolutely off the charts by any modern historical measure -- this level of spending is absolutely staggering."....More
in Farm Press Blog Nov 07, 2011

Animals and porn: yet another off-the-wall scheme for attention

Animals and porn website: yet another off-the-wall scheme for attention....More
in Farm Press Blog Oct 11, 2011

The jobs market of the future: ‘Creativity will rule the day’

Jobs of the future will demand creativity as a key ingredient....More
in Farm Press Blog Sep 27, 2011

Whether it’s cheap offshore labor or robots, U.S. jobs outlook isn't bright

Cheap offshore labor or robots, U.S. jobs outlook isn't bright....More
in Farm Press Blog Sep 19, 2011

A billion here, a billion there, and lost taxes become serious money

A billion here, a billion there, and pretty soon lost taxes amount to serious money....More
in Farm Press Blog Sep 08, 2011

The blame game: Whose fault is it that trade pacts linger in limbo?

Playing the blame game: Whose fault is it that trade agreements have been in limbo?....More
in Farm Press Blog Sep 03, 2011

At $5 billion yearly, the public may wonder: Is Congress worth the cost?

Taxpayers may wonder: Is Congress worth the $5 billion yearly cost?....More
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