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for Carolina Country Vol. 13 Issue 6, June 1981
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Telephone operators at the North Carolina Agricultural Extension Service’s “Extension Teletip” headquarters respond to phone calls by playing one of the service’s cassette tapes containing information on a wide variety of topics. Since the statewide toll-free telephone information service was started in March 1978, approximately 500,000 calls have been received. Phone messages respond to a variety of topics such as nutrition and diet, gardening, home maintenance, and pest control.
One of North Carolina’s most popular developments in recent years has been the “pick-out” operations, where people can pick their own strawberries directly from the berry patch. Carl and Rachel Dellinger operate a pick-out strawberry patch on their Gaston County farm each summer. This article discusses the Dellingers’ farm business and the duties involved in growing strawberries.