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 region.
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 State University.