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Emily Sparkes agriculture guest from England


September 18, 2019

Emily Sparkes stands in the field during harvest with Jim Drga.

Jim and Marla Drga opened their home to Emily Sparkes, an agriculture guest from England for two and a half weeks. She said, "I thought I should just come over and just see a different scale of farming then we have in England." Emily is a dairy farmer in England. "It's totally different here. She lives in a village called Pretty, with rolling hills and lots of rain.

"I wanted to see a different way of doing stuff. It's a lot bigger over here. You need a lot bigger landmass to produces crops and animals. We have smaller farms because we have a lot of rain. Like here, it's still stre...

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