Jordan Collins grew up on his family’s farm in Calhoun City, MS. They farmed 1400 acres of cotton along with soybeans. Beginning in 1998 Jordan worked for the Boll Weevil Eradication Program, checking the pheromone traps weekly. In 2000, he began assisting crop consultants and continued to do so throughout the rest of high school.
Jordan attended Mississippi State University in 2004, graduating in December of 2008 with a degree in Agronomy with a concentration in Integrated Crop Management. While in college he continued to assist crop consultants, gaining field knowledge and experience. He also had work experiences with the MSU Cotton Breeder and the MSU Extension Forage Specialist programs.
In 2010 Jordan began working for Southern Ag where he now consults on 15,000 acres of cotton, soybeans, corn, grain sorghum, sweet potatoes, and winter wheat. He also assists in variety trial plantings and harvesting as well as spring and fall soil sampling.
Jordan currently lives in New Albany, MS and works in the Prentiss, Union, Tippah, Benton, Marshall, Pontotoc, Calhoun, Chickasaw, and Webster counties. In his spare time Jordan enjoys hunting, fishing, tailgating at MSU ball games, and anything else outdoors.