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    A Retired Professional Interview The agricultural and extension education profession has changed and developed over time. As a future worker in this career, I need to know more about the agricultural and extension education profession and how it developed with time. In order to fully understand that, I interviewed the retired extension worker in Mississippi State. He is known as one of the top soybean specialists in the US. This interview took place on Monday, March 21, 2016 at Starbucks on Highway 12 in Starkville, Mississippi. My interviewee was Dr. Alan Blaine, who co-founded the Southern Ag Consulting with two of his graduate students in 2008. Furthermore, he co-founded the Alliance Ag Risk Management in 2009. Besides the two companies, he manages his own timber, hay, and cattle farm. Dr. Blaine has a doctorate in Agronomy with a minor in Plant Pathology from Mississippi State University. He earned his master’s in Agronomy with a minor in Plant Pathology, and a bachelor’s in Animal Science from Mississippi State University. In the agricultural and extension education career Dr. Blaine spent nearly 27 years from his entire life. He started his profession in 1982, and he retired in 2008. During Dr. Blaine’s career at MSU…

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    When I was in kindergarten, my teacher asked each of my classmates including me who they wanted to become when they grew up. The majority of the girls in my class responded with a cheerleader, a ballerina, or a princess. On the other hand, the boys responded with a football player, superman, or a firefighter. When I responded, it was entirely unexpected. Can you conclude who I desired to become? Though young, I had immense ideas of suiting up in a black embellished uniform, coated with a badge…

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    the best it was. Kate was young and new to the sport of track and field. She only had one season under her belt. She was informed about how competitive this race was. “You will compete with champions from all around the south.” Her coach told her. Kate was extremely thrilled and excited, but more nervous than ever because her two biggest in-state rivals were also going to be there. She felt so much pressure to beat them. She had never raced both of them in a track race at the same time. Not…

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    Starkville has a good environment for students. The campus has several shopping places and restaurants nearby. Mississippi State is ranked one of the best schools in Mississippi. Students who will attend Mississippi State can choose from more than 160 academic degrees and master’s degrees. MSU also has an off-campus center in Meridian where undergraduate and graduate programs are available. MSU is a great school that teaches and prepare students for their future career. Students can get into…

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    First is how he gave up his dreams of being an engineer and moving to a big city that was partially his fault but it is also Zeena's fault because she was to weak to move out of Starkville. Second is instead of telling Zeena that he would prefer to be with Mattie instead of staying with Zeena, Ethan made a huge mistake that harmed himself and another. Lastly is that Ethan attempted to kill himself with Mattie because they didn't want to live apart from one another. This ended up causing Ethan…

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    Wes Moore Analysis

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    teacher and I just assumed Ole Miss would have those classes for me. Unfortunately, they did not. I was faced with the decision to decide between my dream school that does not have my major, and a school that I had never even thought about going to, but they had my major. I wanted to go to ole miss so bad I considered changing what I know I wanted to do in life just so I could stay in Oxford. My mom was in full support of me going to Ole Miss, but she wanted me to explore my options. We took a…

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    Shakira is a, 12 year old, African American woman. Her goals are to work on her attitude and to stop fighting. I was able to sit in on her NOMs assessment. She is currently in the Starkville Alternative school for fighting. She pressured her mom to get her into the SOC program because she thought it was a social group that got you out of class. She frequently fights at school and claims it’s because people call her names and she defends herself. The alternative teacher descried her as rebellious…

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    So one day I visited their campus in Starkville, Mississippi. I also researched the website to learn about the college. When I visited their campus I just knew I wanted to be involved in some kind of way .MSU have a lot of extra curricular to offer such as softball, tennis, golf, cheerleading, football, and many more. I was told that this was a very good college if you want you want to fall into the field of nursing. Mississippi state university have a good atmosphere to be around. My last…

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    I originally took the RA position based on the scholarship. I did not want student loans and living off campus would mean that I would be working ridiculous hours at some job to pay rent I cannot afford. The job has not been that bad now that I reflect but it still was not great. The residents are not the hard part it was the work required by the Reslife department. There are several requirements, programs, papers, and etc. required from the resident assistants, but I do not thing that it is…

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    Carpentry Job

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    I am Elijah L. Stallings. I’m 18 years old. I’m from Starkville, MS. I want to be carpentry because it’s great to learn and you can build any and everything you want. I always wanted to be one cause of the salary. When I complete job-corps I will move on to advance training in Denver, Colorado. I came to job-corps because it was the best thing to do, and have a better life with the things I can do as a carpenter. I chose carpentry because I myself want to build my own house one day, but there’s…

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