Interview with Mike Ellis, September 8, 2016

Collection: Mississippi Agriculture Oral History Collection

Dublin Core

Description

Mike Ellis was born in Memphis, Tennessee in 1952, and grew up in Webb, Mississippi. Ellis has been in the field of agricultural sales and services for 35 years and has farmed occasionally throughout his career. Ellis has worked at many companies including Valley Chemical Company, Staplcotn, and Sanders Co. In this interview, Ellis talks about his work experience as a farmer and pesticide distributor, the impact of technology on cotton farming, pesticide drift, and changes in Mississippi demographics.

Date

2016-09-08

Identifier

RBRL420MA-007

Coverage

Oral History Item Type Metadata

Location

Webb, Mississippi

Duration

90 minutes



Citation

Mike Ellis and Brian Williams, “Interview with Mike Ellis, September 8, 2016,” UGA Special Collections Libraries Oral Histories, accessed July 9, 2020, http://russelllibraryoralhistory.org/RBRL420MA/RBRL420MA-007.