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6:07 am
Mon September 2, 2013

NC Peach Growers Consider Self-Imposed Fee

Johnson Farms' Peach Stand off of Highway 220 in Montgomery County, N.C.
Credit Duncan McFadyen / WFAE

North Carolina's peach industry has been shrinking, but farmers still growing the summer fruit hope a little extra money will turn things around.  Over the next month, they'll be voting on a self-imposed assessment ranging from $100 to $350 a year to help fund peach research and marketing.

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