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2006 Recipient: George Hughes

Tobacco grower George Hughes is growing a crop of Kennebec potatoes planted in a former tobacco field he transitioned with help from the WNC Ag Options Grant.   Mitchell County Contact the Local Extension Agent  

2006 Recipient: Scott Combs

  Crop Diversification The WNC Ag Options Grant has helped Scott transition from Burley tobacco to Irish Potatoes. With the Grant, Scott purchased a potato planter which has helped him greatly reduced labor costs for the farm.   Wautauga County … View >>