Cleveland County Agriculture (Images of America) by Cleveland Soil and Water Conservation District

By Cleveland Soil and Water Conservation District

Nestled within the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains in southwestern North Carolina, Cleveland County has lengthy been cultivated. prior to the Civil battle, self-reliant farms grew and raised a various array of greens, box plants, and farm animals. those small farms depended on relatives exertions, draft animals, waterwheels, and ingenuity. ultimately, the county turned a pace-setter in construction of cotton and dairy items; tractors, combines, and hay balers grew to become farm mainstays. Cleveland County Agriculture showcases the triumphs and trials of farmers�farmers who continued the nice melancholy, the coming of the boll weevil, and the standard demanding situations of farm life.

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