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Tobacco growers, and rural communities in which tobacco production accounts for a substantial portion of farm income, face significant challenges at the start of the twenty-first century from economic restructuring within the tobacco sector. Some of the major issues facing the Burley Belt are marketing, diversification, and a shift from traditional auctioning.
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North Carolina Geographer (NoCar F 254.8 N67), Vol. 10 Issue , 2002, p29-34, map, f
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Beacham provides background on tobacco dependency in North Carolina, stressing the importance of defining dependence in a broad way as they pursue policy options and community development projects.
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North Carolina Geographer (NoCar F 254.8 N67), Vol. 10 Issue , 2002, p23-28, map, f
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16943
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Talbott discusses the revitalization of the small-scale hog industry in North Carolina, looking at food security, animal welfare, environmental concerns, and the use of sub-therapeutic antibiotics.
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North Carolina Geographer (NoCar F 254.8 N67), Vol. 10 Issue , 2002, p54-58
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16941
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With the movement away from tobacco in eastern North Carolina, McKinnie examines the alternatives, which include livestock.
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North Carolina Geographer (NoCar F 254.8 N67), Vol. 10 Issue , 2002, p49-53
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16940
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Estes discusses the alternatives to tobacco farming for North Carolina farmers considering the growing changes to the tobacco industry.
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North Carolina Geographer (NoCar F 254.8 N67), Vol. 10 Issue , 2002, p42-48
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16945
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Nimmo discusses the history, production, manufacturing, and use of kenaf, a plant of the hibiscus family primarily grown for its fiber.
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North Carolina Geographer (NoCar F 254.8 N67), Vol. 10 Issue , 2002, p59-66, f
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16947
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With a growing global economic environment and a shift toward healthier alternatives, North Carolina farmers are looking to organic farming as alternatives to traditional crops.
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North Carolina Geographer (NoCar F 254.8 N67), Vol. 10 Issue , 2002, p67-73
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19364
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Bobby Hams is from Ham Farms in Greene County. This county ranks first in tobacco production in the state and second across the entire nation. Mr. Ham offered his insights for reducing the county's dependence on tobacco production and alternatives for diversifying agricultural output.
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North Carolina Geographer (NoCar F 254.8 N67), Vol. 10 Issue , 2002, p83-88, il
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