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32682
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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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34277
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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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35422
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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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35758
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The fourth annual symposium of the Southern Foodways Alliance continued the trend of valuing traditions associated with Southern cooking culture and the region’s farming industry. Discussed during this symposium was challenges that contemporary regional farmers face, due to the USDA’s implementing the corporate farm mentality. Also highlighted was challenges of maintaining Southern cooking cultural traditions, with an increasingly diverse and transient regional population.
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35918
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With five decades of mule trading experience, he had many secrets of success to share. Included were prime physical features, prices, and purposes for the farm animal reputed as a hard worker.
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Tar Heel (NoCar F 251 T37x), Vol. 9 Issue 3, Mar 1981, p56-57
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36202
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John Tradescant the Younger is credited for finding plants such as the Virginia Creeper and Spiderwort, with the latter having his contribution reflected in its Latin name, Tradescantia virginiana. Along with being a popular garden plant, Spiderwort can be found in abandoned farms and homesteads, a testament to their former importance in agrarian life.
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38204
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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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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.