Industry & Services >> Analyst Interviews >> August 1, 2013

Farmers Shift From Gravity Irrigation to Center Pivot Systems

Williams, C. Schon
C. Schon Williams is Vice President and Senior Equity Research Analyst at BB&T Capital Markets, and he has been with the firm since June 2006 and follows the industrial machinery sector. Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Williams was a Senior Consultant with the bankruptcy/restructuring unit of Navigant Consulting. Mr. Williams received a bachelor’s in economics and government from the University of Virginia and holds an MBA from the University of Virginia Darden School of Business. Profile
TWST: You are an agricultural analyst. Can you explain how agriculture overlaps with water?

Mr. Williams: Agriculture obviously uses water, and some of my machinery companies are