Robert E. Jacobson

Robert E. Jacobson, Columbus was a professor of dairy marketing and policy at OSU where he served at the forefront of dairy education for more than 30 years. He spread his knowledge and love of education through international work at the National Chung Hseng University in Taichung. Taiwan, and at the University College Cork in Cork, Ireland, as a visiting professor in 1992-93. He authored a book Dam' Ca-op Issues in Ireland based on those experiences.

Jacobson has distinguished himself as a preeminent dairy marketing specialist not only in Ohio, but throughout the country. He was instrumental in numerous cooperative mergers and Federal Order hearings that proved to have a strong impact on Ohio's dairy industry. He was recognized in 1964 for the U.S. Department of Agricultural Superior Service Award and again in 1974 for the American Agricultural Economics Association Published Research Award.