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 Sep 24, 2014

Genetic engineering – just scratching the surface

Misunderstanding usually accompanies the advent of a revolutionary technology, but resistance typically dissipates as benefits become too substantial....More
in Farm Press Blog Sep 22, 2014

Yet another organic study falls short

New study says organic healthier, but other scientists beg to differ....More
in Farm Press Blog Sep 09, 2014

Net farm income declining as production costs rise, prices fall

Net farm income is down, input costs are rising and prices are falling, but U.S. farmers are still the best in the world....More
in Farm Press Blog Sep 04, 2014

Court strikes down county’s attempt to regulate farms

Another county attempts to impose control over farming operations, but this time, a judge rules against it....More
in Farm Press Blog Aug 28, 2014

Genetically-engineered tobacco plants aid in new Ebola drug

Biotechnology can do more than help farmers be more profitable. It can provide a number of health benefits for world citizens....More
in Farm Press Blog Aug 15, 2014

Anti-GMO activist – say it ain’t so Chuck

Chuck Norris attempts roundhouse leg kick to commercial agriculture, but misses badly....More
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
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