Cotton Confidential: Central and East Georgia
COTTON DEVELOPMENT SPECIALIST:
SHAWN BUTLER, PH.D.
A native of Jackson, Tennessee, Shawn Butler, Ph.D., is the PhytoGen cotton development specialist for central and eastern Georgia. He holds a doctorate in agronomy and crop science and a master’s in crop pathology, both from the University of Tennessee. While at UT, Shawn specialized in application technology, precision agriculture and remote sensing. He enjoys helping cotton producers find applied solutions and implementing technology to overcome agronomic challenges. When Shawn isn’t scouting fields and visiting with growers, he enjoys following sports, playing golf, boating, and projects around the yard and home.