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
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.
Farmers slowly being pushed from refuge
The Driver family has farmed cropland on the Wapanocca National Wildlife Refuge for over 60 years. Lately, they're starting to feel like they're not welcome.
Scientists investigating tolerance to thiamethoxam in Mid-South
Industry and university researchers are investigating tolerance to a neonicotinoid cotton seed treatment in thrips.
Cotton seedling
Mid-South cotton planting moving quickly toward completion
Mid-South cotton producers get busy. Planting nearing completion.
Another U.S. and world record for corn production?
USDA is projecting record U.S. corn and soybean crops, and record U.S. soybean production this year.
Texas drought – how many cotton acres will be harvested?
The market is keeping a close eye on the weather conditions in Texas -- will drought ever relent?
Corn seedling 2014
Weather finally warming up, some farmers irrigating
Mid-South planting progress -- here comes the sun.
Getting U.S. cotton back in the consumer conversation
Cotton Council International to re-launch COTTON USA brand with new logo.
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