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Two brothers, E.L. and W.B. Gooding, run North Carolina’s Largest Turkey farm with the help of just one other person. Their 16,500 turkey farm is run largely with automated machines and processes, and a doge that corrals the birds each day.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 14 Issue 29, Dec 1946, p, il
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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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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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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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38244
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Some veterans traumatized by their combat experience worked at the farm of Bill O’Brien, a who served in the Navy and Army National Guard. From the toil of the soil at Veteran Owned Veteran Grown Inc. came their healing of mind and spirit.
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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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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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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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Isaiah and Annie Louise Perkinson manage Flying Cloud Farm in Fairview, North Carolina. The farm is known for its fields of flowers, which are connected to Annie Louise’s family history in England and Germany. From July through October, visitors to the farm can pick their own bouquets of flowers.
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 85 Issue 12, May 2018, p26-28, il, 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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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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A Charlotte couple traded an urban life for rural life in buying a farm, with the expected part of their pastoral plan involving animals like llamas and horses. The unexpected member of their animal menagerie was alpacas. This in turn yielded an unexpected result for their dream home: it became Good Karma Ranch. What the couple calls an “adult camp” currently specializes in agritourism, products made from alpaca fur, and BYOB gatherings. The expanded version of “adult camp” at Good Karma Ranch will soon include yoga and wine and paint nights.
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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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To help farmers deter the increasing nationwide incidences of vandalism and theft, Patrick Fiel drew from his thirty plus years of work experience in this article that offers advice for the fields for safety and security.
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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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