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1706
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Agribusiness is North Carolina's biggest industry, accounting for one-third of the gross state product. The industry's ability to keep abreast of today's business practices and technology accounts for much of its success.
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North Carolina (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 52 Issue 7, July 1994, p48-58, il
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4052
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Over 340,000 migrant workers, mostly Hispanic, labor on farms across the state. Exposure to pesticides, low pay, poor housing, unsanitary water, and long hours are some of the conditions workers deal with. For the agricultural industry, this cheap labor source has enabled it to rank second in the nation.
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Independent Weekly (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57 [volumes 13 - 23 on microfilm]), Vol. 17 Issue 6, Feb 1999, p17-21, il Periodical Website
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11738
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Nationwide the Christmas trees are a $300 million industry. In North Carolina, 900,000 trees will be harvested in 1977 and bring about $10 million on the retail level. This article contains information on who grows Christmas trees, where they are grown, and how the business operates.
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31605
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In 1962, sweet potato growers began promotion efforts and formed the North Carolina Yam Commission, Inc. Since then, North Carolina has become a leader in the nation’s sweet potato industry. This article discusses how the sweet potato industry is financed, governed, and operated, and describes current research in sweet potato breeding.
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Carolina Country (NoCar HD 9688 N8 C38x), Vol. 9 Issue 11, Nov 1977, p18-19, por Periodical Website