Slate Lane has joined Farm Press as an associate editor, with primary responsibility for the company's Web sites, daily newsletter, and other electronic products.

“We're pleased to have Slate as a member of the Farm Press team,” said Hembree Brandon, editorial director. “She has done a number of projects for us over the years on a contract basis, and we're happy to now be able to utilize her talents and abilities on a full-time basis.”

She will work out of the Farm Press headquarters office at Clarksdale, Miss.

Farm Press, a division of Prism Business Media, publishes Delta Farm Press, Southeast Farm Press, Southwest Farm Press, and Western Farm Press; Delta Agricultural Digest and Southeast Agricultural Digest, widely-used annual reference volumes; Farm Press Daily e-newsletter; and a number of custom publications and electronic publications.