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History Wall – Agriculture & Livestock

(L - R) NCSU Extension Agent Donald Bunn, Laney Dehart (center) and Larry Mashburn discussing tomatoes.

(L – R) NCSU Extension Agent Donald Bunn, Laney Dehart (center) and Larry Mashburn discussing tomatoes.

July 1965  - P.S. Ferguson, farmer and R.L. Lyday, County Agent, viewing corn sod planted in 10-year old orchard bluegrass sod.

July 1965 – P.S. Ferguson, farmer and R.L. Lyday, County Agent, viewing corn sod planted in 10-year old orchard bluegrass sod.

1964 4-H Livestock judging. L-R John Price, Dr. Barrick, Ray Hedden and A.D. Slater

1964 4-H Livestock judging. L-R John Price, Dr. Barrick, Ray Hedden and A.D. Slater

Swain County Livestock Show award winner. L-R Jack Wiggins, Don Morris, Paul Wiggins

Swain County Livestock Show award winner. L-R Jack Wiggins, Don Morris, Paul Wiggins

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L-R Ben Lollis, Thad Dehart, Jack Wiggins

L-R Ben Lollis, Thad Dehart, Jack Wiggins

Swain County Livestock Show

Swain County Livestock Show

Ben Lollis

Ben Lollis

Cunningham Farm, (Almond) Swain County

Cunningham Farm, (Almond) Swain County

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Swain County farm

Don Burnette Farm, Brush Creek in Swain County (1953 or 1954)

Swain County poultry farmer - Candler Barker.

Swain County poultry farmer – Candler Barker.

Swain County tobacco grower.

Swain County tobacco grower.

Swain County tobacco grower.

Swain County tobacco grower.

Swain County tobacco grower.

Swain County tobacco grower.

Shows herd of purebred black angus cows on recently renovated pasture. October 19, 1961. (Swain County Soil & Water picture)

Shows herd of purebred black angus cows on recently renovated pasture. October 19, 1961. (Swain County Soil & Water picture)

Conleys Creek - A contented family of hogs. September 1976 (Swain County Soil & Water picture)

Conleys Creek – A contented family of hogs. September 1976 (Swain County Soil & Water picture)

Galbraith Creek Road. Sheep grazing on fescue. May, 25, 1960 (Swain County Soil & Water picture)

Galbraith Creek Road. Sheep grazing on fescue. May, 25, 1960 (Swain County Soil & Water picture)

Jack Wiggins Farm - Alarka (Swain County Soil & Water picture)

Jack Wiggins Farm – Alarka (Swain County Soil & Water picture)

1959 - SCS Soil Scientist John Turpin looking over completed woodland Improvement Demonstration on Claude Cunningham Farm. (Swain County Soil & Water picture)

1959 – SCS Soil Scientist John Turpin looking over completed woodland Improvement Demonstration on Claude Cunningham Farm. (Swain County Soil & Water picture)

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Photo of Melissa Vaughn, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionMelissa VaughnCounty Extension Administrative Assistant (828) 488-3848 (Office) melissa_vaughn@ncsu.eduSwain County, North Carolina
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