Jackie G. Smith

About Dr. Smith:
Dr. Jackie G. Smith is Professor and an Extension Economist for The Texas A&M Agricultural Extension Service in Lubbock. Dr.Smith’s research has concerned farm and ranch management and production economics, specifically focusing onmarketing, budgeting,and computerized record keeping. Dr. Smith’s efforts and expertise in teaching computer short courses were instrumental in the establishment of the Texas A&M Computer Training and Education Center at Halfway. In the Agricultural Economics Department, Dr. Smith serves on the Faculty Evaluation, Peer Teaching Evaluation and Capital Campaign Committees.

Current Areas of Educational Programming:
Comparative Profitability of Alternative Agricultural Enterprises
Alternative Marketing Tools
Farm Bill Education
Crop Share Rental Arrangements

Selected Publications:
Smith, J.G., and C.G. Anderson. “TAMPRICE: A Cotton Pricing Strategies Evaluator.” Presented at Beltwide Cotton Conference in New Orleans. January, 1993.

Robinson, John, John Park, Jackie Smith and Carl Anderson. Basic Marketing of Texas Cotton: Forward Contracts, Cash Sales, Marketing Pools and the USDA Loan Program. April 2006.

Johnson, Jeff, Jackie Smith and Jay Yates. Impacts of Increased Energy Costs on Lease Agreements. Presented at the Beltwide Cotton Conference. January 6, 2006. San Antonio, Texas.

Smith, Jackie and Jay Yates. Hedging Cotton CCP. Focus on High Plains Agriculture. June 15, 2007.

Waller, Mark, Steve Amosson, Stan Bevers and Jackie Smith. Teaching Outside the Classroom. AAEA Organized Symposium. July 30, 2007.

Smith, Jackie, Mark Waller, Carl Anderson and William Tierney. Organizing a Marketing Club. Risk Management Series 2-34. Revised February 2008.

Yates, Jay and Jackie Smith. Determining Equitable Share Lease Agreements for Farms with Sub-surface Drip Irrigation. Presented at the Beltwide Cotton Conference. January 7, 2009.

McCorkle, Dean A, Mark Waller, Steve Amosson, Stan Bevers and Jackie Smith. The Economic Impact of Intensive Commodity Price Risk Management Education. The Journal of Extension. April 2009.


PhD (Agricultural Economics), Oklahoma State University
MS (Agricultural Economics), University of Florida
BS (Agricultural Economics), Texas Tech University

1102 East FM 1294 Lubbock, TX 79403