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Excerpt from Oral History Interview with Steve Holland, December 16, 1999. Interview K-0510. Southern Oral History Program Collection (#4007) See Entire Interview >>

Farmers who could afford environmental management infrastructure weathered Hurricane Floyd

Holland talks about environmental management procedures for hog and turkey farming following the flooding. After the government mandated construction of hog lagoons to control pollution, hog farmers who successfully managed the transition to new methods were not hurt too badly; those farmers who could not afford to upgrade, however, were going out of business. Floyd may have hastened a farming transition in Pender County.

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Oral History Interview with Steve Holland, December 16, 1999. Interview K-0510. Southern Oral History Program Collection (#4007) in the Southern Oral History Program Collection, Southern Historical Collection, Wilson Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

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