Chris BennettTechnology and Issues Editor

Writing from the level land of the Delta just outside of Clarksdale, Miss., Bennett has blogged for several years on agriculture, surrounded by cotton and plenty of cottonmouths.
Writing from the level land of the Delta just outside of Clarksdale, Miss., Bennett has blogged for several years on agriculture, surrounded by cotton and plenty of cottonmouths.

Articles By Chris Bennett

Historic photos from North Dakota
Dec 11, 2019

Gone With the Wind

The short- and long-term value of soil health
Hemp litigation
Dec 05, 2019

Hemp Contracts Crucial as Litigation Jumps

The devil is in the details as this crop is harvested
Nov 27, 2019

The Curious Case of An Agriculture Loan Denied

How a simple loan application turned into anything but
Bob Recker
Nov 26, 2019

Corn Maverick: Cracking the Code of 60" Rows

More room harvests more sunlight — and potentially bushels
FLEAD
Nov 18, 2019

Gone with the Wind: How to Lose a Lifetime of Soil Health

Gone. A glaring story of soil loss, set against an alarming background of buffalo bones and the Dust Bowl, is a signpost account of cost and consequence, with relevance for the entire farming industry.
BT LEAD
Nov 13, 2019

DIY Farm Technology Rises: Brian Tischler’s Open-Source Vision

Brian Tischler has put a shoulder to the door of open-source farm technology by designing software, AgOpenGPS, for a precision mapping and tractor automation program, and placing the project online for free download.
Friday Night Lights - Steve Spivey
Nov 11, 2019

Harvest Timeout for Friday Night Lights

For decades, Steve Spivey has worn two hats: farmer and football referee.
Artificial Intelligence is Transforming Farming—Now
Nov 08, 2019

Artificial Intelligence is Transforming Farming—Now

Automated machinery and drones impact everything from equipment ownership to weed control.
GRANT NORWOOD 1
Nov 06, 2019

Win-Win Partnership Between Farmer and Startup

On-farm testing helps develop effective technology