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Agronomist

Wilfred Roland Thompson, American Agronomist. Certified professional agronomist. Fellow American Society Agronomy (board directors 1988-1991).

Background

Thompson, Wilfred Roland was born on September 30, 1933 in Indianaola, Mississippi, United States. Son of Wilfred R. and Mabelle (Smith) Thompson.

Education

Bachelor of Science, Mississippi State University, Starkville, 1955; Master of Science, Mississippi State University, Starkville, 1964; Doctor of Philosophy, Mississippi State University, Starkville, 1966.

Career

Assistant county agent, Mississippi Cooperative Ext. Svc., Rolling Fork, 1957-1958; assistant agronomist, Mississippi Agriculture Experiment Station, Mississippi State, 1960-1966; assistant professor, Mississippi State University, 1962-1966; Midsouth director, Potash & Phosphate Institute, Starkville, since 1967; vice president, Foundation for Agronomy Research, Starkville, since 1990.

Achievements

  • Certified professional agronomist.

Politics

Every human being regardless of its race, gender or sexual orientation should have all human and civil rights.

Views

Christians with different approaches should be engaged with each other to discuss how the Bible should be applied to issues in our contemporary world.

Membership

Fellow American Society Agronomy (board directors 1988-1991).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocation: golf.

Connections

Married Anne Rutledge, June 19, 1955. Children: Barbara Alexander, Glenn Thompson.

father:
Wilfred R. Thompson

mother:
Mabelle (Smith) Thompson

spouse:
Anne Rutledge

children:
Barbara Alexander Thompson

Glenn Thompson