M.S., Iowa State University
B.S., University of Wisconsin
John Jones is Co-Cordinator TelFarm. He began working with the Telfarm Data Center in 2013 as an Outreach Specialist. He assist Telfarm as a staff member answering farm management and record keeping questions. He is especially helpful with questions relating to the PCMars farm accounting program, although the Center also expects to use his skills in other areas as needed.
John previously worked as the Telfarm Director, 1987-1997. His earlier work centered on moving the Telfarm Data Center from 305 Computer Center to the current location at 414 Justin S Morrill Hall of Agriculture and supervising the moving of the data entry from on-campus keypunch to on-farm personal computers using the Telfarm for Windows accounting and payroll software.
For fifteen years after serving as the Telfarm Director, Jones owned and operated a dairy farm near Posen, Michigan. He received his MS degree from Iowa State University in 1979.
Research and Outreach Interests
Manager – MSU Telfarm Data Center