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Healing Alternative

With the federal government's cancellation of basic commodities price supports in 1996, the state's farmers received lower prices for items including hogs, soybeans, and tobacco. The Specialty-Crops Program, started in 1997, seeks to develop niche crops for farmers to supplement lost income. Echinacea, a plant with healing properties, is being studied as a possible niche crop.
Independent Weekly (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57 [volumes 13 - 23 on microfilm]), Vol. 17 Issue 12, Mar 1999, p13, il  (Periodical website)
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