Mac Young is an Extension Program Specialist-Risk Management for Districts 11 and 12 with the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service and is based in Corpus Christi. Young joined the Texas A&M System in April 2005. He previously served as an agricultural economist for the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas and spent 19 years with the Farm Credit Bank of Texas in Austin.
Mac holds a Bachelor’s of Science and Master’s of Science in Agricultural Economics from Texas Tech University. His current activities focus on assisting crop and livestock producers in measuring risk and understanding the economic impacts of alternative risk management strategies, new technology, and changing agricultural policies on their operations.
Mac is originally from Wilson, Texas, and has one daughter, Mikaela.
Mac is a member of the FARM Assistance team.