James McWhorter

Highlands County

Highlands County Extension, Livestock Agent I

Extension Focus

  • Livestock Production and Management
  • Pasture Management and Forage Production
  • Agri-business Efficiency


  • M.Ag. Agricultural Economics, Auburn University (2014)
  • B.S. Agricultural Business and Economics, Auburn University (2012)


  • Extension Agent I – Livestock, University of Florida/Highlands County Extension Service. June 2014 to present.
  • Graduate Research Assistant, Auburn University. May 2012 to May 2014.
  • Communications Specialist, U.S. Army. January 2003 to January 2009.

Professional Memberships and Activities

  • Highlands County Cattlemen’s Association
  • Florida Cattlemen’s Association
  • Florida Association of County Agricultural Agents
  • National Association of County Agricultural Agents

University Service

  • Member of Florida Cattlemen’s Institute and Allied Trade Show Planning Committee. 2014 to present.
  • Member of South Florida Beef Forage Program. 2014 to present.

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Patrick J. Hogue
  • James McWhorter
    Highlands County
    Cooperative Extension
    4509 W George Blvd.
    Sebring, FL   33875

    Phone: (863) 402-6540
    Fax: (863) 402-6544
    E-mail: jcm0033@ufl.edu