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 Jun 08, 2014

Organic agriculture cannot save the planet

From an environmental standpoint, organic farming isn't all it's cracked up to be....More
in Farm Press Blog Jun 03, 2014

Vermont labeling law – victory of hype over substance

Vermont falls for anti-GMO hype, passes labeling bill....More
in Farm Press Blog May 29, 2014

The Sequel: Pesticide looneys and conspiracy theorists

Crop protection chemicals and GMOs -- some readers just don't get it....More
in Farm Press Blog May 29, 2014

Value of U.S. rice lands to waterfowl – something to quack about

To replace the contribution to wildlife habitat of flooded ricelands would cost the federal government over $3.5 billion....More
in Farm Press Blog Apr 24, 2014

Warning: This column contains sensible information about GMOs

Environmentalists beware, reading this may cause bouts of rational thinking....More
in Farm Press Blog Apr 18, 2014

Can U.S. Congress put a stop to state labeling initiatives?

A new bill has been introduced that will set federal standards for GMO labeling....More
in Farm Press Blog Apr 16, 2014

A change in global warming perspective?

Could action on climate change do more harm than good?....More
in Farm Press Blog Apr 11, 2014

Anti-pesticide looneys and conspiracy theorists

We hear a lot of negative things about pesticides, but we really don't want to be without them....More
in Farm Press Blog Mar 27, 2014

World celebrates family farms in 2014

Declaring 2014 as the International Year of Family Farming was a great idea, but missing an important factor....More
in Farm Press Blog Mar 25, 2014

U.S. crop subsidies a fraction of what some countries pay

Think the United States pays out big ag subsidies? Take a look at these countries....More
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