Posts Tagged ‘ Debra L Ferguson ’

AgFax Editors Blog: I’m taking a college course online! OMG

January 31, 2013
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Warning: This could go well, or not. I’ll let you know if I start having dreams of finding myself in a classroom wearing my pajamas. Don’t tell me you’ve never had that dream! I’ll be blogging in the next few weeks about what it’s like to take a college course online after many years...

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AgFax Editors Blog: Coffee Shop Talk?

January 29, 2013
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Traditionally, every small town has a gathering place where locals either start their day with breakfast or stop in for lunch. Our office staff started wondering if the “coffee shop” talk was still a reliable source of information for farmers.  We posted the question below on the AgFax Facebook page. The answers surprised us...

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Farming: It’s Not All About US as Individuals

September 18, 2012
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Most of us think of “real farming” as the place we happen to be practicing or living it (in my case reporting or photographing it).  Individually, that means our mindset is all about row crops or catfish ponds in the Mid-south, or Midwest corn and soybeans, or even the diverse fields of California crops...

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California Rice Has a Long History

August 30, 2012
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California Rice Has a Long History

Most of the time we southerners think of the rice growing states as Arkansas, Mississippi, Louisiana and Texas, but today I was reminded that California also has a long history in growing rice. Based on the photos, the Rice Experiment Station Field Day this week in Biggs, California, looked just like any other field...

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The Mississippi Delta – If You Can Make it Here, You Can Make it…

June 3, 2012
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Gone. That’s the one word repetitive answer a newspaper reporter heard when he interviewed small town leaders about the Mississippi Delta’s shrinking population. Where are the people? Gone. Where are the jobs? Gone. I guess it makes sense for the Memphis newspaper, The Commercial Appeal, to take a poke at the region. Longtime Mississippi...

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