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 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 05, 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 22, 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 Feb 16, 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 08, 2011

Tough love as penny-pinching of budget cuts begins

Tough love of penny-pinching begins to trickle down as Congress begins budget-cutting process....More
in Farm Press Blog Dec 22, 2010

In season of peace and hope, both seem ever elusive

In Christmas season of peace and hope, both seem ever more elusive....More
in Farm Press Blog Nov 29, 2010

How long will taxpayers subsidize Big Oil?

How long will Congress continue to spend taxpayer dollars to subsidize Big Oil?....More
in Farm Press Blog Nov 15, 2010

Changing government easier said than done

After the elections: changing government is easier said than done. Turning Washington around is like reversing the course of an ocean liner — it....More
in Farm Press Blog Nov 05, 2010

What's payback for big campaign checks?

Costly campaigns finally ended, what’s payback for big checks?....More
in Farm Press Blog Oct 08, 2010

A T-shirt's role in world trade

Travels of a T-shirt: Markets, power, and politics of world trade....More
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