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Record #:
13593
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As the peanut industry is big business today, here are some interesting facts concerning the start and development of the industry in North Carolina and other states.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 19 Issue 4, June 1951, p8-9, f
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Record #:
14298
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An abbreviated history of the peanut is discussed in this article from its initial appearance in America to its adoption as a staple crop. Peanuts arrived in America as a cheap food source on slave ships. Planting began in Virginia and by the Civil War the peanut was planted in North Carolina. The author mentions the versatility of this plant; both the meat and shell were used.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 16 Issue 28, Dec 1948, p3, 17, il
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Record #:
31272
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Peanut growers in North Carolina are gaining a reputation for efficiency. In 1963, they set three new records including a new peanut production record for the United States. Thirty-nine peanut growers qualified for the Tow-Ton Peanut Club, 26 from Martin County, averaging over 2,000 pound yields per acre.