Elton Robinson, editor of Delta Farm Press, has been elected vice chairman of the board for Agricenter International in Memphis, Tenn.
Robinson, who has been serving as the chairman of the facility’s marketing committee, will work closely with Cotton Board President and CEO William A. “Bill” Gillon, who will serve as the chairman. Both are voluntary positions.
Based in Memphis, Agricenter International is a self-sustaining, not-for-profit organization that provides economic development and improved quality of life by facilitating agricultural research, educational programs, environmental conservation, natural area preservation and recreational opportunities.
Agricenter International is the world’s largest urban farm and research test facility, managing approximately 1,000 acres of farmland located in the Shelby Farms area in East Memphis. Several agricultural chemical manufacturing concerns conduct field trials on the Agricenter land holdings.
Robinson joined Delta Farm Pressin 1993 and was named editor of the publication in 1996. He and his wife, Stephony, live in Atoka, Tenn.