Farm Progress

The key to making variable-rate applications work begins with acquiring reliable information from the field.

Elton Robinson 1, Editor

October 23, 2013

6 Min Read
<p>FROM LEFT, cousins Rob and Brandon Karcher, and their precision ag consultant Tim Sharp, say variable-rate application is a system, not a set of single practices.</p>

About the Author(s)

Elton Robinson 1

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.

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