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How would you describe corn to a person who has never seen or heard of its appearance, use, or production? Smyth, an Englishman who visited the colonies in 1773, and published in 1784, an account of his travels in which he describes North Carolina corn. His narrative centers on his travels just north of the Dan River along the Smith River near the present Rockingham County.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 23 Issue 1, June 1955, p11-12
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24188
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Demand for ethanol, distilled from corn, is soaring as a fuel to reduce dependency on foreign oil. The author discusses how farmers are capitalizing on the rising need for corn.
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31180
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Cas Booe grows, processes, and sells his Yadkin Valley Popcorn at Shallowford Farms, a family owned and operated agribusiness located outside of Winston-Salem, North Carolina. Also known as the Popcorn King, Booe’s popcorn comes in a variety of flavors and forms, and has won national awards. In this article, Booe discusses his background, daily farming operations, marketing, and tours offered on the farm.
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Carolina Country (NoCar HD 9688 N8 C38x), Vol. 35 Issue 12, Dec 2003, p23-25, il, por Periodical Website
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37403
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Excerpt from ‘Lawson’s History of North Carolina,’ about the benefits of corn.
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36192
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With the long established health hazards of smoking, it may seem ironic that tobacco would be included with Teosinte, Chiltepin Pepper, and a variety of Petunia as good garden additions. The beauty of its flowers and natural insecticide may make it easier to understand why tobacco is not too far out to consider.
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