Monthly Archives: May 2012

Ag Coms Blog Post 8: Blog Fail.

On Alexis Negranti’s Web site, she calls a derth of blogging a blog fail. I have failed this blog. Kind of. The truth is, I’ve been so entrapped with Ag Coms projects that I haven’t exactly had time to get … Continue reading

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Ag Coms Blog Post 7: Private Policy

In class on Wednesday I gave everyone an opportunity to hate me again, by mouthing off on what I thought of the farm subsidy program. For someone who knows a good deal about very little, I sure have a lot … Continue reading

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Ag Coms Blog Post 6: Negranti Dairy

Last Wednesday my groupmate Amy and I went to the Negranti Dairy in Templeton to film footage for our video project.  It was just what the doctor ordered. I’d had a terrible week.  I was struggling to meet the technology … Continue reading

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Ag Coms Blog Post 5: Growing Grounds

Today, I volunteered at wholesale nursery Growing Grounds.  Growing Grounds cultivates and sells Mediterranean climate flowers, trees, grasses, herbs, succulents, fruits and vegetables.  They have three main clients:  Landscapers, local nurseries and land conservancies. Growing Grounds is part of Transitions … Continue reading

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Ag Coms Blog Post 4: Statistical Inference

Today in Ag Coms we discussed statistical inference.  We learned how to decode articles using statistics to be good consumers of information.  As evidenced by the demonstration in class, that can present challenges. For homework, we’re supposed to read a … Continue reading

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