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13457
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In six years, Duplin County doubled its agricultural income and is still growing, now drawing the biggest agricultural income in the state. Occupying 822 square miles of southeastern North Carolina, Duplin possesses ten towns, almost all of these engaged in agriculture. In 1952 with reduced tobacco allotments, diversification became the new agricultural strategy as farmers began commercially producing poultry, rounding out their industry with lumber mills.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 29 Issue 25, May 1962, p8-10, 20, il, map
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34174
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The United States Department of Agriculture announced two water quality projects to be conducted in Duplin County. One project is a watershed-wide nonpoint source pollution control study in Goshen Swamp Watershed. The second project will examine croplands in Herrings Marsh Run and aim to encourage farmers to adopt other water quality enhancement measures.