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Muscadines have been cultivated in the country for centuries, and in North Carolina the muscadine grape industry has been on the rise since the 1970s. Muscadines are versatile and can be used in many ways--frozen, as juice, jelly and preserves, pies, wine, and smoothies. Recently the skins and seeds are being researched for their medicinal value. Whit Jones, retired NC Cooperative Extension horticulture agent, describes how individuals can grow them.
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Clemmons, NC resident Tom Brown is preserving heirloom apple trees once thought to be lost to time. Brown keeps the old varieties going by finding the original tree, taking cuttings, grafting his cuttings, and planting them in his preservation orchard. Brown has more than 1,000 trees in his orchard and discusses how he goes about finding unique varieties.
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30620
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North Carolina typically ranks sixth or seventh among all blueberry-producing states. Ideal locations to grow blueberries are in Bladen and surrounding counties. Experts from North Carolina State University provide tips on how to grow and care for blueberries.
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Carolina Country (NoCar HD 9688 N8 C38x), Vol. 48 Issue 3, Mar 2016, p14-15, il Periodical Website
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30622
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In 2011, a study conducted by North Carolina State University found that some coyotes captured and fitted with tracking collars roamed four-hundred miles or more. This article presents results of the study and discusses the history and control of coyotes in North Carolina.
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Carolina Country (NoCar HD 9688 N8 C38x), Vol. 48 Issue 3, Mar 2016, p28-29, il, por Periodical Website
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30654
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The Piedmont and Mountain regions of North Carolina provide plenty of opportunities to observe wild animals. Some places to enjoy animals are the Lazy 5 Ranch, Tiger World, Western North Carolina Nature Center, Carolina Raptor Center, and the North Carolina Zoo. This article provides a description of each of these five locations.
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Carolina Country (NoCar HD 9688 N8 C38x), Vol. 46 Issue 4, Apr 2014, p42-43, il, por, map Periodical Website
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30664
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Rural electrification has been cited as one of the most significant turning points for modernizing North Carolina’s farms. This article explains the history of the North Carolina Cooperative Extension, and how it helped rural families learn about electricity and how to use it.
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Carolina Country (NoCar HD 9688 N8 C38x), Vol. 46 Issue 6, June 2014, p20-21, il, por Periodical Website
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30680
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In western and mid-North Carolina, generations of families have been making livermush, a mixture of ground hog meat and liver, spices and cornmeal. Several suppliers are Mack's Livermush and Meats in Shelby, Jenkins Foods in Shelby, Neese's Country Sausage in Greensboro, and Hunter's in Marion. The owners of these stores discuss their family recipes and the process of making livermush.
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Howell appealed to readers, Southern and not, to try okra. According to the author, appeal is based on its nutritional value, year around availability, and varieties of this plant. As for the appealing features of tomatoes, the author defines them by features perhaps regarded as conventional: variety of uses and health benefits. As for another reason, perhaps unconventional, it’s this long time debate: is it a fruit or vegetable?
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Showcased were four family owned and operated farms who have earned Century Farm status. They were among the two thousand, spanning across the three North Carolina regions, that have earned this distinction.
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35426
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Included in this article about baked beans: how Boston become Beantown, a profile for Midwood Smokehouse, Charlotte; recipes offering a baked beans version for fans of this dish’s tradition version and sweet-spicy version for more adventurous palate.
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