Southwest Farm Press is pleased to announce that John Robinson, professor and Extension economist in the Department of Agricultural Economics at Texas A&M University, will contribute a regular column on cotton marketing for both our print and online products.

“We are excited to have Dr. Robinson as a new cotton marketing contributor,” said Southwest Farm Press Editor Ron Smith. “He is a well-respected cotton economist across the Cotton Belt and we look forward to sharing his insights with our readers.”

“Farm Press looks forward to having John Robinson as a regular contributor to our print and online pages,” said Farm Press Director of Content Forrest Laws. “His knowledge of cotton markets will be a tremendous asset as we continue to provide our readers with the best information available to help them make crucial decisions on crop management.” 

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Robinson has two degrees in entomology and one degree in agricultural economics, all from Texas A&M University.  His professional experience includes Extension faculty positions at Mississippi State University and various positions within the Texas A&M System.  His research and Extension focus involves cotton marketing, risk management, transportation and logistics.

Robinson’s commentaries will begin immediately.

 

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