Elton Robinson

Elton
Robinson
Editor,
Delta Farm Press

Elton joined Delta Farm Press in March 1993, and was named editor of the publication in July 1997. He writes about agriculture-related issues for cotton, corn, soybean, rice and wheat producers in west Tennessee, Arkansas, Mississippi, Louisiana and southeast Missouri. Elton worked as editor of a weekly community newspaper and wrote for a monthly cotton magazine prior to Delta Farm Press. Elton and his wife, Stephony, live in Atoka, Tenn., 30 miles north of Memphis. They have three grown sons, Ryan Robinson, Nick Gatlin and Will Gatlin.

Articles
Sugarcane aphids on grain sorghum leaf
White sugarcane aphids, making a mess in milo
Mid-South grain sorghum facing messy new pest.
Jim Lingo – improving rice production
For producer Jim Lingo, rice production is all about finding ways to do it better.
Good morning! I'm here to scout your crop 2
The future of unmanned aerial vehicles in agriculture could be revolutionary. But for now, the technology is still a work in progress.
Corn producers urged to scout for Southern rust
Mid-South corn producers should be on the lookout for Southern rust, say Extension corn specialists.
USDA projects record U.S. soybean crop
Based on higher soybean acreage from June, USDA is projecting a record soybean crop this year.
The peanut genome – making a better peanut
A group of scientists representing nine countries have sequenced the peanut genome. What does that mean for peanut producers?
Fungicides, rotation and diversity keep peanut disease in check
For peanut producer Steve Seward, crop rotation, diversity and a strong fungicide program help keep disease in check and yields consistently high.
Wheat harvest – yields good, test weights down 2
While producers in the northern reaches of the Mid-South are cutting good wheat yields, there are numerous reports of low test weights.
Record soybean acres planted this spring, USDA says
U.S. farmers planted record soybean acres in 2014, and increased rice and cotton plantings too.
Managing Glyphosate Resistant Weeds in Cotton 
Get the latest breakthroughs and tips on weed control for crop producers. With increasing weed resistance across the board, post-emergent weed control is even more important.
Post Emergence Weed Control in Cotton 
Get the latest breakthroughs and tips on weed control for crop producers. With increasing weed resistance across the board, post-emergent weed control is even more important.
Texas rain -- eyes of cotton market are upon you
The mid-point of the cotton season is just around the corner, and you'll need to make some pricing decisions. Get advice at the annual Cotton Roundtable.
Peanuts pay the bills in rotation with cotton
Agricola, Miss., peanut producer Hugh Pierce's peanut/cotton rotation helps manage disease, but peanuts pay the bills.
Brock seminar slated for July 22-23 in Destin, Fla.
Join Richard Brock and friends for commodity outlook, info on weather and land values and marketing strategies July 22-23.
Farming on the Wapanocca National Wildlife Refuge
A long history of farming on the Wapanocca National Wildlife Refuge appears fleeting for the Driver family farm, which has produced crops there for over 60 years.
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