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Update on Rice Cultivation at Orton Plantation

The famous Orton Plantation (about which I’ve blogged I number of times) appeared in the News and Observer this week. Orton is owned by a billionaire with ancestral ties to the plantation. He is interested in growing rice there but … Continue reading

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Update on Orton Rice Plantation

Several news outlets, most notably the Charlotte Observer, have published reports on the work taking place on Orton Plantation on the Cape Fear River of North Carolina. Several years ago a Hedge-fund manager with historic family ties to the plantation … Continue reading

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