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.

Posts by Elton Robinson

in Farm Press Blog Aug 13, 2014

Regulation, legislation and the road to agricultural utopia

Is agricultural utopia possible? Some regulators and environmentalists seem to think so....More
in Farm Press Blog Aug 05, 2014

Small Vermont dairy farm stands up for biotechnology

Genetic engineering can help all farmers improve their bottom lines, no matter what size the operation....More
in Farm Press Blog Jul 30, 2014

Agriculture must redefine GMO conversation

“In general, we find a large and growing number of consumers who stigmatize GMOs,” said David Just, co-director, Cornell Center for Behavioral....More
in Farm Press Blog Jul 21, 2014

Hard to feed the world without genetic engineering

To feed the world in 2050, the world will need genetic engineering....More
in Farm Press Blog Jul 18, 2014

Pesticides residues -- consumers continue to miss the point

American consumers often equate danger with the appearance of pesticide residue on food, no matter how Infinitesimal it may be. But toxicity is all....More
in Farm Press Blog Jul 07, 2014

Five reasons why we fight mandatory GMO labeling

The fight against mandatory GMO labeling -- is sustainable agriculture is at stake?....More
in Farm Press Blog Jun 30, 2014

ICA moves against cotton contract defaulters

The International Cotton Association is going after those doing business with defaulters....More
in Farm Press Blog Jun 26, 2014

Vermont GMO legislation kicks off food fight

Grocery Manufacturers Association take on Vermont's new labeling law....More
in Farm Press Blog Jun 15, 2014

Beekeepers/farmers need answers, not giant inflatable bees

Protestors insisted that Loews remove neonicotinoid insecticides from its shelves. But the protestors once again cited poorly-constructed research....More
in Farm Press Blog Jun 10, 2014

Oregon county makes miserable GMO decision

Can citizens prohibit farmers from planting genetically engineered crops? Apparently so....More
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