NACOGDOCHES, TX (KTRE) - Nacogdoches County hired a new Agrilife county agent Tuesday.
His name is Ricky Thompson. He comes from Rosenberg, Texas. The Sam Houston State University graduate, with a master's degree from Stephen F. Austin State University is eager to carry out his career in East Texas.
"I've been a count agent now a little over 18 years. I'm very familiar with East Texas," Thompson said. "I started off as an agent up in Rusk County, and I've come all the way through Jasper County, Jefferson County, and Fort Bend County. So I kinda got a large variety of experiences."
Thompson got his masters in beef and forage. He plans to apply it right away with a field day on Monday, June 30. Call the Agrilife office for details.