Carroll Smith – Editor
Carroll Smith is a veteran agricultural journalist with more than
17 years of experience. She is editor of Rice Farming and
senior writer for Cotton Farming, as well as Special Projects
manager for all publications owned by One Grower Publishing. She
worked on the magazines in the late 1980s and early 1990s, and rejoined
the staff in 2005 when One Grower Publishing purchased the magazines.
Smith, former editor of Mid-South Farmer and Louisiana Farmer magazines,
has also worked at Cotton Grower magazine during her long
and distinguished career.
A native of Ferriday, La., Smith grew up on a family farm where
her father grew cotton, soybeans, wheat and sorghum. She has lived
and worked in the Mid-South throughout her magazine writing career
and has covered and written about all crops grown in this production
She has earned numerous awards for her writing – including
two second-place awards from the American Agricultural Editors Association.
Smith holds a B.S. degree in English and Mathematics from the University
of Southwestern Louisiana and an M.A. degree in English from Delta