John Agostinelli, left, stands with his uncle and veteran farmer, Pete Agostinelli. Pete has been retired for 24 years, but spent 35 years in agriculture, most of that time farming with John's father, Robert Agostinelli, Sr.
Pete Agostinelli is retired from farming, but carries a wealth of agriculture experience.
Mark Agostinelli has expanded his farming operation in 2012 to include significant peanut acreage.
Driven by Johnny Williams, a John Deere picker rolls through Agostinelli cotton.
Pete Agostinelli, left, with nephew Mark Agostinelli.
Maurice Washington operates a module builder at Agostinelli Farms.
Maurice Washington watches as the boll buggy dumps another load of cotton.
Tony L. Brown, boll buggy operator, waits for the cotton picker to arrive and unload.
Tony L. Brown perched high on the boll buggy.
Cotton pickers are rolling across the Mississippi Delta as harvest season kicks in. With 1,650 acres in cotton, brothers John and Mark Agostinelli, Agostinelli Farms, took advantage of clear skies to begin harvest in Clarksdale, Miss.
Delta Farm Press