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Roy Roberson

James R. (Roy) Roberson began his career in agricultural communications as an assistant editor of agricultural research and teaching in Auburn University’s College of Agriculture and Alabama Agricultural Experiment Station. When he retired from Auburn University in 2004, he was head of...

in Farm Press Blog Nov 04, 2013

Record rainfall leaves lasting footprint on Southeast agriculture

Once in a lifetime rainfall in South Carolina's Low Country and other parts of the Southeast last spring and summer has left lasting problems for growers across the Region to address this fall and next spring....More

Elton Robinson

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...

in Farm Press Blog Apr 08, 2013

A buyer’s market for urea?

According to a report by Rabobank, structural changes in the global urea industry could lead to lower urea prices after 2015....More

Glen Rutz

Glen Rutz, managing editor of Southeast Farm Press, grew up on a Missouri grain/livestock farm. After U.S. Army service in Vietnam, he joined Farm Press in 1972 and since that time has held numerous editorial positions with the company.

in Farm Press Blog Aug 26, 2010

How to stop a thief

The caution comes from out west, but the message fits all: With an increase in rural crime, do what’s needed to lock down your valuable farm property....More

Ron Smith

Ron Smith has spent more than 30 years covering Sunbelt agriculture. Ron began his career in agricultural journalism as an Experiment Station and Extension editor at Clemson University, where he earned a Masters Degree in English in 1975. He served as associate editor for Southeast Farm Press...

in Farm Press Blog May 06, 2013

Conservation-tillage pollution claims hard to understand

The Union of Concerned Scientists (UCS) is taking no-till to task, claiming that the practice is linked to increased waterway pollution....More
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