Development Representative II
Bureau of Development and Information
Division of Marketing and Development
Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services
Les Harrison has held marketing and production agriculture positions in the public, private, and educational sectors.
He has been the general manager of the Calhoun ( Alabama ) Farmers' Cooperative and held several retail level management positions with Southern States Cooperative. He also served as a salesman for the feed division of Continental Grain Corporation.
Les served as a county extension agent in Charlotte County, Florida. His focus was on 4-H as it relates to agriculture. He also held a research associate position at Auburn University in the Department of Agricultural Economics and Rural Sociology.
Harrison holds a master's degree in agriculture economics with a minor in economics from Auburn University. He also holds a bachelor's degree in journalism with a minor in marketing from the University of Florida .