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1281
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The total number of farms in North Carolina and in the United States is decreasing as technology increases productivity and cuts production costs.
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North Carolina State Economist (NoCar HD 1401 T34), Vol. Issue , Nov 1993, p1-4, il, f
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4048
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A number of farmers work land that has been in that has been in their families for generations. Their farms have been named century farms by the N.C. Department of Agriculture. The state has about 1,400 century farms in ninety-three counties. Land for one of the oldest farms was purchased by John Knox on May 6, 1758, near what is now Salisbury and Statesville.
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15823
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The 1979 Session of the North Carolina General Assembly enacted legislation to protect farm operations from nuisance suits under certain circumstances. The law is of interest to local government officials and planners because of its implications for urban-rural conflicts in land use, suburban growth patterns, and annexation of farm land by municipalities.
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Carolina Planning (NoCar HT 393 N8 C29x), Vol. 6 Issue 1, Spring 1980, p36-39, f
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24137
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Michael Jones used to manage factory hog farms but turned to smaller farming methods that humanely raise hogs that taste better and are hormone free.
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26527
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Eight North Carolina farms are currently participating in a special wildlife management project in which they are willing to modify farm operations to increase wildlife populations on their land. Each farm is managed to fulfill the needs of the landowners and also improve wildlife habitat.
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Friend of Wildlife (NoCar Oversize SK 431 F74x), Vol. 37 Issue 3, May/June 1990, p14, il, por
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26651
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The 1985 Farm Bill was passed to conserve soil buy putting eroding cropland in permanent vegetative cover, reduce surplus crop production, improve wildlife habitat, and promote forest tree planting. Farmers may elect to grow crops on their acres in exchange for payments, as part of the new conservation reserve program.
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Friend of Wildlife (NoCar Oversize SK 431 F74x), Vol. 33 Issue 2, Mar/Apr 1986, p4, por
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Jilian and Ross Mickens are rebuilding an abandoned farm called Open Door Farm in Orange County. They aim to teach people the value and practice of sustainable farming. Their effort is part of a larger process of adding youth back into agriculture, an increasingly lost profession.
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Indy Week (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57), Vol. 33 Issue 22, June 2016, p19-20, por Periodical Website
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28490
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The Mount View Farm near Chapel Hill, NC has been a part of the Neville family since 1756. The history this farm and several other Bicentennial and Century Farms across North Carolina are detailed. Family members discuss the importance of the farms to their families and their identities.
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29050
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Reorganization of the United States Department of Agriculture may have significant impacts to North Carolina farms and rural communities. The proposal combines USDA divisions in charge of farm subsidies and land stewardship, areas in which the department interacts directly with farmers. Reorganization would also eliminate the undersecretary for rural development, which worries small farm advocates.
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Indy Week (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57), Vol. 34 Issue 20, May 2017, p15-16, por Periodical Website
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29838
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Frances Tacy and her family have run Franny’s Farm in Leicester, North Carolina for five years. The farm raises animals for breeding and meat consumption, as well as to teach farm skills and animal care to children in the farm’s summer camp programs. New to the farm’s educational opportunities is a primitive skills camp for young girls.
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29853
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Deepening connections to customers is important to Nicole DelCogliano and Gaelan Corozine, who own Green Toe Ground Farm in Celo, North Carolina. The couple hosts annual field-to-fork dinners at their farm, where the biodynamic farmers serve what they grow. The dinners help to strengthen people’s understanding of farming and what it takes to grow food.
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30421
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Farmers and would-be farmers are often asking, 'buy now, or wait?' Farm product prices hit an all time peak in 1951, and the farm land values followed.The Agricultural Research Service and United States Department of Agriculture have found the highest average land values in North Carolina and five surrounding states to be $155 per acre, with an average of $122 per acre in North Carolina.
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30810
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Caraway Alpacas is one of the fifty-five North Carolina member farms on the Carolina Alpaca Breeders and Owners list. These farms are registered to own and breed alpacas, known for their luxurious fibers and fleece. The owners of Caraway Alpacas, near Asheboro, discuss the history and process of raising alpacas in North Carolina.
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Carolina Country (NoCar HD 9688 N8 C38x), Vol. 42 Issue 9, Sept 2010, p16-17, il, por Periodical Website
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30863
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Acre Station Meat Farm specializes as a butcher for hog and beef farmers who raise animals without steroids or antibiotics. By working with local farmers to create the custom meat cuts and unique value-added products that bring them business, Acre Station is helping to rebuild North Carolina’s local food economy.
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Carolina Country (NoCar HD 9688 N8 C38x), Vol. 41 Issue 8, Aug 2009, p26-27, il, por Periodical Website
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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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