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Frank Payne

$2,500 — Christmas Tree Farm
This C&C grower developed a Choose-and-Cut farm tour for area hotels, bed and breakfasts, and cabin rental agencies to learn more about the farms.

Frank Payne is a member of the Watauga County Nurserymen’s Association and active participants in the county’s Choose-and-Cut industry. He has been working to develop more effective ways to market the “Choose-and-Cut Experience” to prospective clients from North Carolina and surrounding states.

Frank Payne is working closely with his NC cooperative extension agent Jim Hamilton in Watauga county.

Watauga County

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