Clint Robinson, a farmer and agribusinessman from Lubbock, has been named the 2011 TALL Alumni of the Year.
TALL, or Texas Agriculture Lifetime Leadership, is a program of the Texas AgriLife Extension Service. It is a two-year leadership development program for adult professionals involved in Texas agriculture with the aim of helping to foster understanding and encourage positive action on key issues, theories, policy and economics to advance the agriculture industry, according to Jim
Mazurkiewicz, Ph.D., TALL director.
The program has trained 280 people who are now serving in leadership roles in the agricultural industry, he said.
Robinson is a 1983 graduate of Texas Tech University with a degree in agricultural and applied economics. He has been an agricultural lender with the Farm Credit System for the past 26 years and currently serves as senior vice president and branch manager for Capital Farm Credit in Lubbock. In addition, he maintains a 500-acre farming and ranching operation producing cotton, wheat and cattle. He also is treasurer of the Lubbock County Extension Ag Committee, treasurer of the Boys and Girls Club of Lubbock, a member of the Lubbock Chamber of Commerce Ag Committee and a member of the Downtown Chapter of the American Business Club.
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