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 May 20, 2011

Food sermons by rich and famous include heaping helping of hypocrisy

Food sermons by the rich and famous include a heaping helping of hypocrisy....More
in Farm Press Blog May 18, 2011

Less is more: Dr. No’s Magical Rχ for curing government ills

Ron Paul, who may run for president (again), is the consummate iconoclast, the guy who stands up to the system, who says virtually all government is....More
in Farm Press Blog Apr 25, 2011

As food prices move upward, farmer's share budges little

Last month saw wholesale food prices record the largest increase in 36 years, and industry analysts’ crystal balls don’t foresee how much more they’....More
in Farm Press Blog Apr 15, 2011

Elimination of infrastructure support: Is that what voters meant last November?

Elimination of infrastructure support: Is that what voters meant last November?....More
in Farm Press Blog Mar 25, 2011

Solution for escalating food costs: Let 'em eat iPads

Starting with the 1973 Arab oil embargo, which set energy prices on their upward spiral, costs for everything have inflated as companies increased....More
in Farm Press Blog Mar 21, 2011

Annual exercise in frustration: calculating the income tax bill

Could the taxation process be made simpler? Of course it could. But how much screaming would arise from the many thousands of tax prep businesses —....More
in Farm Press Blog Mar 07, 2011

Food vs. population: Malthus 200 years later

“By 2050, we will not have a planet left that is recognizable” if current food trends continue, said Jason Clay at the annual conference of the....More
in Farm Press Blog Feb 18, 2011

Oprah, Justin Bieber, Sarah Palin: OK, Google, need I say more?

Oprah, Justin Bieber, Sarah Palin: OK, Google, need I say more?....More
in Farm Press Blog Feb 14, 2011

China's changing labor and wage picture an influence on economies worldwide

China's changing labor and wage picture an influence on economies worldwide....More
in Farm Press Blog Feb 07, 2011

Tough love as penny-pinching budget cuts examined

Tough love as Congress gets down to the penny-pinching reality of budget cuts....More
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