Dr. Jason Johnson is an Associate Professor and Extension Economist, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service, District 8 stationed at the Texas A&M Research and Extension Center in Stephenville. Dr. Johnson received his Ph.D. and B.S. in agricultural economics from Texas Tech University and holds a Master’s degree in agricultural economics from Louisiana State Univeristy.
Over the past 13 years, his scholary activities include participating as the principal investigator on 25 grants totaling over $2.8 million, 10 refereed journal articles, 35 Extension publications, and 25 published abstracts and proceedings. Additionally, Dr. Johnson has made over 150 professional presentations at the national, regional, and state levels and over 550 multi-county and county level educational presentations. His areas of programming expertise include: farm and ranch management and production, price risk management, range and natural resource management and marketing, and family financial planning. Dr. Johnson is a fourth generation rancher and has also completed the Series 65 Uniform Investment Adviser Law Exam and is a Registered Investment Advisor with the Texas State Securities Board. This has allowed him to develop and deliver relevant financial education programs, provide support and instruction to investment clubs, and present extensive seminars relating to asset allocation, retirement, and financial considerations for both farm and non-farm families.
Recent Publications and Research:
O’Neil, B., Porter, N., Pankow, D., Shuchardt, J., and Johnson, J. (2010) Online investment education: listening to learners to develop an effetive financial literacy program for farm households. Journal of Financial Counseling and Planning. Volume 1(1), 23:40.
Jason L. Johnson, M. Wade Polk, Rob Hogan. (2010) Financial benchmarks for Texas cotton producers. Proceedings of the 2010 Beltwide Cotton Conferences. National Cotton Council, Memphis, TN, LA, 442-449.
Banerjee, S., Martin, S.W., Roberts, R.K., Larson, J.A., Hogan Jr., R.J., Johnson, J.L., Paxton, K.W., & Reeves, J.M. (2009) Adoption of conservation-tillage practices and herbicide-resistant seed in cotton production. AgBioForum, The Journal of Agrobiotechnology Management and Economics, 12(3&4), 258-268. Available on the World Wide Web: http://www.agbioforum.org.
Blake Bennett, Jason L. Johnson, Rebecca Parker. (2009) Educating limited acreage producers using web-based technology. Journal of Extension. Volume 47(6), December 2009. Available on the World Wide Web: http://www.joe.org/joe/2009december/pdf/JOE_v47_6iw3.pdf
Investing for Farm Families online course. Available on the World Wide Web: http://www.extension.org/pages/Investing_for_Farm_Families