Chris Bennett

Associate Editor, Western Farm Press

A native of Helena, Ark., Bennett grew up overseas, returning to the U.S. to earn his bachelor's degree at Missouri State University.

He has worked in a variety of environments abroad and in the U.S., including high school teaching positions in Israel and Arkansas, as well as an editor in Springfield, Mo.

He has been an associate editor with Farm Press for three years.

Posts by Chris Bennett

in Farm Press Blog Aug 21, 2012

Crappie fishing brings luck of the gool

“Slab. Slab. Slab,” I slowly recited, while rubbing the gool’s white belly with a convert’s conviction. The gool’s transformation from a fish to a....More
in Farm Press Blog Jul 10, 2012

Pollinators peel back layer of God’s creation

All of nature’s beauty is not equal. There is a world of absolute wonder and marvel that is seldom seen. Just a glance behind the curtain — and the....More
in Farm Press Blog Jul 06, 2012

Bull market for crop theft

Crop thieves abound in agriculture and always will. It’s never about hunger — just greed....More
in Farm Press Blog May 17, 2012

Snake farming a five-step risk

It’s not just China munching down on snakes; Chinese snake farming has gone global, finding astonishing success by feeding demand from Asia, Europe....More
in Farm Press Blog May 11, 2012

Water jihads and Moe Howard haircuts

Almost from the dawn of time, water cataclysm has been based on too much of a good thing. Throw that archetype out the window and prepare for....More
in Farm Press Blog Mar 27, 2012

Death of the white African farmer

The white African died almost a year ago at age 78. Mike Campbell, a white farmer from Zimbabwe, was a man of conviction and vision — and he paid for....More
in Farm Press Blog Feb 14, 2012

Cannibals for constituents and missionaries for dinner

Politicians promise the moon and then it’s off to the next gig. To steal from H. L. Mencken: “If a politician found he had cannibals among his....More
in Farm Press Blog Feb 06, 2012

Crow ping-pong and the hunt for glory

Who invents a game called crow ping-pong anyhow? Next time someone claims that America has cornered the global market on the unusual, the Germans....More
in Farm Press Blog Jan 09, 2012

US bleeds debt while the band plays on

President Obama has kicked off 2012 by asking for a $1.2 trillion raise in the debt ceiling. The United States closed the books on 2011 with a debt....More
in Farm Press Blog Dec 21, 2011

The farmer and the financier: a tale of Buffett’s billions

While Warren Buffett pulls Wall Street levers and guides a multi-billion dollar company, his son Howard would rather spend his time — on a tractor....More
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