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Henderson County Business

How Moffitt, Edwards salvaged relief for '21 apple crop loss

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During a breakfast with state Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler before the opening of the WNC Mountain State Fair last September, state Rep. Tim Moffitt seized the moment.   Read Story »

Tags: apple farming | Chuck Edwards | Jeff Nix | Tim Moffitt | 2021 apple crop | freeze | Tropical Storm Fred

Edneyville News

Apple harvest adjusts to changing demand

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EDNEYVILLE — Climb 18-foot ladder. Pick 50 pounds of apples. Climb down ladder. Dump apples in bin. Move ladder. Repeat. Repeat. Repeat.   Read Story »

Tags: apple farming | Tree to Table 2014 apple series | Jerred Nix | Jeff Nix | 2014 apple crop

Edneyville Business

TREE TO TABLE: Apple crop looks good so far

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EDNEYVILLE — A Wednesday in late April was what you might call a typical day of farming. Instead of working in the apple orchard, Jerred Nix and his father, Jeff, had driven back and forth to Greenville, S.C., to pick up a rebuilt alternator for their New Holland tractor.   Read Story »

Tags: apple farming | Tree to Table 2014 apple series | Jerred Nix | Jeff Nix