Southern Crop

Southern Crop

SCPA welcomes Jim Whitehurst

Jim Whitehurst is the CEO for Coastal AgroBusiness Inc. where he has worked for the past 28 years. Coastal has retail locations throughout North Carolina, South Carolina and Virginia.

 

Jim proudly received his BS degree in Business and Economics from NC State University.

 

Whitehurst is married to Anne Whitehurst and they have two children – Jake and Elizabeth. He enjoys spending time at the coast of North Carolina, boating and fishing.

 

His involvement with SCPA goes all the way back to 1954 when his father, JC Whitehurst, Jr., and Coastal became involved with what was then known as Virginia-Carolina Pesticide Formulators Association. Jim and his family have been involved with SCPA every year since. “Needless to say, my father was the biggest influence on my career. He was one of the true legends in the business.”

Related Articles

 John Rabby has been elected Chairman of the Board of Directors at the N.C. Biotechnology Center.  He brings with him more than 30 years of experience in agribusiness development, including roles at BASF and AgBiome Innovations.  Rabby has served on the Biotech Center’s board since 2013 and been a member[…]

Read More »

Could a Monsanto-Bayer Union Be 2 Weeks from Fruition?

Following a multiple meetings about the merger, there is an advancement in the merger between Monsanto and Bayer. An agreement could be made in a soon as two weeks according to sources “familiar with the matter.” This is following Monsanto’s rejection of Bayer’s $55 million bid in July. More news[…]

Read More »

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *