Jim Stricker

Emeritus Extension Agent IV

Retired from Cooperative Extension Service effective January 1, 2005

Educational Background

  • 1964 - B.S. Farm Management, University of Missouri-Columbia
  • 1975 - M.S. Agricultural Economics, University of Missouri-Columbia
  • 1978-1979 - Post Graduate work, University of Missouri-Columbia

Experience

  • 2005 -  Emeritus Extension Agent IV, University of Florida
  • 1998-2004 - Extension Agent IV-Economic Development, University of Florida/Polk County Cooperative Extension Service, County Extension Director
  • 1991-1998 - Extension Agent IV-Agriculture/Natural Resources, University of Florida/Polk County Cooperative Extension Service
  • 1995-1997 - Co-principal Investigator for “Managing Runoff Water Quality from Clay Settling Areas Used for Intensive Agricultural Production” -  Project funded by Florida Institute of Phosphate Research and IMC-Agrico, Co.
  • 1994-1995 - Project Manager for “Economic Development Through Biomass Systems Integration in Central Florida” -  Project funded largely by the U.S. Dept. of Energy, National Renewable Energy Laboratory
  • 1985-1995 - Principal Investigator, Project Director, Mined Lands Agricultural Research/Demonstration Project -  Project funded largely by Florida Institute of Phosphate Research
  • 1981-1990 - County Extension Director, Polk County/University of Florida Cooperative Extension Service,  and 1995-1997 - Acting County Extension Director
  • 1979-1981 - Extension Agent I - Farm Management, University of Florida/Polk County Cooperative Extension Service 
  • 1965-1979 - Superintendent and Research Associate, Forage Systems Research Center, University of Missouri, Agricultural Experiment Station
  • 1964-1965 - Extension Agent - Farm Management, University of Missouri, Extension Division, Platte County



Jim Stricker

Contact Information

James A. "Jim" Stricker
Emeritus Extension Agent IV
Polk County Cooperative Extension Service
PO Box 9005-Drawer HS03
1702 Hwy 17-98 South
Bartow, FL 33831-9005
Phone: (863) 519-8677
FAX (863) 534-0001
e-mail: strickerjm@aol.com

 

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