Farming and agriculture have been an important part of North Carolina’s economy throughout its history. Today, North Carolina’s agriculture industry, including food, fiber and forestry, contributes around $76 billion to the state’s economy. This guide, while in no way comprehensive, is a compilation of resources for those interested in the industry, history and culture of North Carolina agriculture. It also provides a list of important reports and statistical publications pertaining to North Carolina’s agricultural industry, in print and digital formats.
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Bertone, R. (2017). Giving it all. North Carolina Agriculture, 2. Retrieved from http://www.farmflavor.com/north-carolina/north-carolina-agriculture-2017/.
1. North Carolina Agricultural Statistics, 2015. N.C. Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services. Page 12.
2. N.C. Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services full-color seal. http://www.ncagr.gov/paffairs/images/NCDACSSeal_4color.jpg
3. North Carolina Agricultural Statistics, 2015. N.C. Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services. Page 51.
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