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9395
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Brushy Mountain apple grower Edith Bentley claims the apples from the Bentley homestead located at the foot of Sugarloaf have a distinct taste more appealing than apples from Virginia. She and her husband have been partners growing and selling apples and making cider since their marriage in 1932.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 42 Issue 9, Feb 1975, p23, il, por
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11855
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In 1978, North Carolina was the eighth-largest producer of apples, shipping 295 million pounds, or about 7 million bushels. This article provides information on the state's apple industry, where they are grown, and the major varieties shipped from the state.
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We the People of North Carolina (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 37 Issue 12, Dec 1979, p18, 20, 22, il
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23784
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Ron and Susanne Joyner give rare and all-but-forgotten apple trees a chance to thrive by collecting, propagating, and selling heirloom apple trees.
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28525
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Clemmons, NC resident Tom Brown is preserving heirloom apple trees once thought to be lost to time. Brown keeps the old varieties going by finding the original tree, taking cuttings, grafting his cuttings, and planting them in his preservation orchard. Brown has more than 1,000 trees in his orchard and discusses how he goes about finding unique varieties.
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31979
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Apples are the biggest fruit income crop in North Carolina, earning the state $10 million a year. North Carolina apples are mostly of four varieties, including the Rome Beauty, Stayman, Red Delicious, and Golden Delicious apples. This article discusses the apple growing industry and businesses in North Carolina.
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Carolina Country (NoCar HD 9688 N8 C38x), Vol. 4 Issue 11, Nov 1972, p6-7, il, por Periodical Website