Interview with Edward C. McCoy, May 20, 1992

Project: Family Farms of Kentucky: Farm and Farmstead Oral History Project

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Interview Summary

Edward McCoy, a farmer living on Cane Creek, begins the interview by talking of both his nuclear family and extended family. Then, McCoy gives a summary of his life and farming ventures up until the time of the interview. Next, cattle farming and natural disasters are considered. Additionally, farming and its relation to the marketplace is explored. The interviewee then discusses the county extension agency, farming knowledge, and the practice of leasing on Cane Creek. McCoy and his sawmill are detailed. Other topics of conversation include the saw-milling process and the dangers of this practice. Finally, McCoy's future plans are revealed, as well as the complexities of tobacco farming.

Interview Accession

1992oh187_ff222

Interviewee Name

Edward C. McCoy

Interviewer Name

David Rotenizer

Interview Date

1992-05-20

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McCoy, Edward C. Interview by David Rotenizer. 20 May. 1992. Lexington, KY: Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.

McCoy, E.C. (1992, May 20). Interview by D. Rotenizer. Family Farms of Kentucky: Farm and Farmstead Oral History Project. Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries, Lexington.

McCoy, Edward C., interview by David Rotenizer. May 20, 1992, Family Farms of Kentucky: Farm and Farmstead Oral History Project, Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.





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