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 Jun 20, 2011

Who wants to be a millionaire? It’s not as great as it once was…

Who wants to be a millionaire? Well, it’s not as great as it once was…....More
in Farm Press Blog Jun 13, 2011

U.S. urged to continue leadership role in alleviating hunger and poverty

U.S. urged to continue leadership role in alleviating world hunger and poverty....More
in Farm Press Blog Jun 02, 2011

Manure, farmer’s markets: solution for a growing world’s food needs?

Manure and farmer’s markets: A solution for a growing world’s food needs?....More
in Farm Press Blog May 17, 2011

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

Less is more: Dr. No’s Magical Rχ for curing the ills of government....More
in Farm Press Blog May 10, 2011

Funding cut may jeopardize satellite for weather, flood, drought forecasts

A key weather forecasting satellite program is in limbo as a result of congressional budget cuts....More
in Farm Press Blog Apr 26, 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 04, 2011

Ongoing challenge to growers: boost per acre yields even more

As U.S. food, feed, and fiber producers are confronted with increasing and more diverse demand, they will be challenged to expand the boundaries of....More
in Farm Press Blog Mar 28, 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 09, 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
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