January 29, 2019
Americot, Inc., a leading supplier of premium cotton seed, is pleased to announce the addition five new customer sales representatives for the MidSouth region. “We’ve been working hard to expand our products and customer support in the MidSouth and with these additions to the team, we’re continuing to fulfil our commitment to growers in this region,” said Chiree Fields, Americot general manager.
Jason Walton earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Ag Science with a minor in Ag Business, then went on to earn a Master of Science degree in Weed Science, all from Mississippi State University. While completing his master’s degree, Jason’s research involved working in the development of weed control programs with Roundup Ready® Flex cotton prior to commercial release. Jason started his career with CPS in northeast Mississippi as a sales rep and worked for them for five years, then spent the next nine years with Progeny Ag covering north Mississippi and Alabama. Most recently, he has been a Master Agronomy Advisor partnered with MidSouth Farmers Coop and Winfield United. Jason joins Americot as a sales representative in the South Delta.
Andy Rowsey’s agricultural career has spanned over two decades, most recently as an agronomist and salesman with Mid-South Farmers Co-op in western Tennessee. He earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Agronomy from Mississippi State University and joins the Americot family as a North Delta sales representative, serving growers and customers in this region.
Jason Roberts graduated from the University of Arkansas with a Bachelor of Science degree in Agriculture Business. Upon graduation, he joined TennArk Crop Services as an independent crop consultant, servicing growers in west Tennessee and the Missouri Bootheel for 12 years. Jason then spent seven years as a sales representative for CPS in Portageville, Missouri followed by three years with BASF as an innovation specialist in the Missouri Bootheel. Jason joins Americot as a sales representative, supporting customers and growers in the North Delta region.
David Roberts earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Agricultural Business from the University of Arkansas at Monticello, where he then worked the family farm with his father and brother upon graduation. He spent three years working as a program technician at the Rohwer Research Station, University of Arkansas, then spent the last seven years as a full-time independent crop consultant, covering southeast Arkansas. David joins Americot as a sales representative, supporting North Delta growers and customers.
Carter Moberley graduated from Louisiana State University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Business, then spent two years as a salesman with UAP, based in El Campo, Texas. From there, he spent 11 years as a salesman and then manager at Sanders, Inc. in Tallulah, Louisiana. Carter is also a farmer, growing soybeans and cotton on his family farm, where he also operates a custom application business. He joins Americot as a sales assistant based in Tallulah, Louisiana, supporting the MidSouth team and growers in that area.
Americot, Inc., headquartered in Lubbock, Texas, provides U.S. cotton growers with quality seed of localized varieties, offering high yield potential and excellent fiber quality, along with the technologies that growers want and need. American-owned and fully independent, Americot is a national leader in cotton seed production and technologies. For more information on Americot and our NexGen® brand cotton products, call 888.678.SEED (7333) or visit www.americot.com.
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