David “Ron” Robertson grew up on a farm in Hardin County, Tennessee. He's worked in various positions for International Harvester and the Case Corporation until returning to full time farming in the Hardin County area. He established Cypress Hill Farm which he operates today growing about 3000 acres of crops and Timber. He is a Director of Hardin Farmer’s Co-op and is a past president of the Co-op. He also is a past president of Tennessee Valley Farmers and is currently serving as its Vice-President.He obtained a BS in Agricultural Science and a MS degree in Agricultural Mechanization.