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 01, 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 Oct 13, 2011

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

My recent column — about a future in which U.S. jobs will increasingly be sent offshore for cheaper labor or be done by the robots that are rapidly....More
in Farm Press Blog Sep 26, 2011

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

Talk about great timing: How much worse could it have been that, at the same time President Obama was unveiling his jobs creation package, Bank of....More
in Farm Press Blog Sep 09, 2011

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

So, OK, we all know that used car salespeople and lobbyists have always been at the bottom of the totem pole in terms of how the public views....More
in Farm Press Blog Aug 31, 2011

Oil from the reserve: Was it an emergency or just politics?

How have you spent all the money you’ve saved on gasoline this summer as a result of the president ordering the release of 30 million barrels of oil....More
in Farm Press Blog Aug 11, 2011

Good times for farm prices, but costs keep upward climb

Good times for farm prices, but costs keep upward climb....More
in Farm Press Blog Aug 04, 2011

The debt ceiling farce: straining at gnats, accomplishing not much of anything

The debt ceiling farce: straining at gnats, accomplishing not much of anything....More
in Farm Press Blog Jun 23, 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 03, 2011

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

Manure and farmer's markets: The solution for a growing world's food needs?....More
in Farm Press Blog May 23, 2011

Food sermons by rich and famous include heaping helping of hypocrisy

Food sermons of the rich and famous often include a heaping helping of hypocrisy....More
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