The Tennessee Association of Conservation Districts 2013 Inductee to the Southeast NACD Conservation Hall of Fame is John Charles Wilson of Shelby County. He has been an advocate for agriculture and conservation throughout his life.
He has been active in TACD since 1982 and served as TACD President from 1989-1993 and currently serves as the Chairman of the Shelby County SCD.
John Charles Wilson is currently the President of Agricenter International, the world’s largest urban farm and research test facility, in Memphis, a position he has held for 14 years. Before joining Agricenter, he farmed with his father Robert Wilson operating Wilson & Wilson Farms of Arlington, Tennessee for 30 years.