Elton Robinson

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.

Next cotton update is Friday, Sept. 12
Get the latest on cotton prices and fundamentals from O.A. Cleveland every Friday, at 6 p.m.
Ag Market Network adds weekly cotton updates
Listen to live 5-minute updates on the cotton market every Friday, on the Ag Market Network website.
Fred Zaunbrecher – prepared for uncertain times 2
Rayne, La., rice producer Fred Zaunbrecher says his farm is prepared to meet the challenges of a scaled-back farm program, but wishes more could be done to resolve unfair trade practices that are undercutting U.S. markets.
Cotton prices close to finding a bottom?
Cotton prices have fallen a long way, but could be seeking a floor -- we hope.
U.S. corn and soybean crops continue historic march
The U.S. corn crop is marching toward another record, the second in a row.
New telephone option for Ag Market Network
Listeners now have the option to dial in for the Ag Market Networks monthly conference calls.
John Compton -- keeping rice production simple
John Compton found out quickly after he started farming -- it was in his blood all along.
Mid-South cotton crop looks fair to great, but late
The Mid-South cotton is looking good for the most part and fruit retention has been exceptional. On the other hand, the crop is late and up against the possibility of a rainy late fall.
Ag partnerships to grow under new conservation title
The Regional Conservation Partnership Program is an expanded approach to putting conservation efforts on land that will bring in new partners and leverage federal dollars with those from the private sector.
John Owen – a southern farmer’s perspective on the new farm bill
Alto, La., rice producer John Owen talks about his role in shaping the Agricultural Act of 2014.
Policy change could trim Chinese cotton acres 1
The announcement of China's new target price subsidy is most important for what it doesn't say.
Richard Brock, David and Leah Carr
Corn, a classic collapsing market, Brock says
Farmers everywhere are reporting excellent corn crops this year. Could it drive average yield to record levels?
Steve Nipper demonstrates water infiltration, runoff under two tillage systems
Save fuel and water with soil health management plan 2
When it comes to reducing runoff and improving water infiltration, nothing beats no-till.
Experts peg U.S. cotton crop at 17.7 million bales
Rains in Texas have improved the Texas cotton crop and raising expectations for the size of the U.S. crop.
Sugarcane aphids on grain sorghum leaf
White sugarcane aphids, making a mess in milo
Mid-South grain sorghum facing messy new pest.
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