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Thursday February 2nd

Orange County will sponsor agricultural summit Feb. 13

The summit will be held from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the Big Barn Convention Center at 388 Ja-Max Drive in Hillsborough and cost is $10 a person, which includes lunch.

“It is critical for all of us in Orange County to understand the values and concerns of the farmers themselves…,” said Bernadette Pelissier, chairwoman of the Orange County Board of Commissioners, in a press release.

Speakers include N.C. 4th District U.S. Congressman David Price and experts in farm diversification, soil and water.

Tours of the Piedmont Food and Agricultural Processing Center and Walters Unlimited@ Carls-Beth Farm in Efland will be given in the afternoon.

Jack Tapp of Busy Bee Apiaries will also speak about his fruit flavored creamed honey business.

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