Speaker Profile

David Jones
Publications Manager and Editor, THE FURROW and HOMESTEAD / John Deere Ag & Turf Division

Editor and Publications Manager David Jones oversees the development, production, and distribution of The Furrow and Homestead magazines from the John Deere Ag & Turf Marketing Center in Olathe, Kansas. During his tenure, the magazines and the field editorial staff have been recognized with Story, Photo, and Writer of the Year honors from the American Agricultural Editors Association, as well as with numerous design awards. Today, The Furrow remains the most widely circulated ag publication in the world. Jones began his communications career in 1993 as associate editor for Meister Publishing’s Cotton Grower and Cotton International magazines. After moving to the Midwest in 1995, he worked for several Kansas City-area advertising and PR firms, serving a variety of agricultural client before joining John Deere in 2003.