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for Carolina Country Vol. 17 Issue 3, Mar 1985
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North Carolina’s congressional delegation, along with members from other tobacco producing states, will be trying to cash in some green stamps this year as they try to save the federal tobacco program. Federal support of the tobacco industry is being criticized for the negative effects of tobacco on health, and faces competition with foreign markets and imported tobacco leaves.
The wild turkey population in North Carolina has more than tripled in the past twenty-five years, with the help of restoration efforts by the North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission. Wild turkeys are found throughout the state, with the largest populations in the Roanoke River basin, Camp Lejeune, and Caswell County areas. Despite their growing numbers, the North Carolina turkey hunting season remains from April 10 to May 8.