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Grain Growth (North Carolina) #29448

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Nov 05, 1974
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(Studio) Effort to grow more grain underway in US. North Carolina experiment discussed.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

(WA Cnty., North Carolina) 1st Colony Farm contains over 300,000 acres to grow corn, wheat, and soybeans, Farm to be complete in 8-10 years [Assistant manager 1st Colony Farms, RiverAN. CAMPBELL - says it's gratifying to see useless land turned into highly productive area.] Farm already harvesting 1st crop. Land formerly in timber; environmental changes do occur as land cleared for farm, but so far, problems minimal.
REPORTER: Roger Peterson

(Studio) 1st Colony Farm owned by trucking company
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

Peterson, Roger;
Reasoner, Harry

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