President of the Franklin County Farm Bureau Bennie Ray Gupton, left, talks with Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack, right, while he visited the O2 Energies Progress Solar farm in Bunn, N.C. on Thursday, September 18, 2014.
President of the Franklin County Farm Bureau Bennie Ray Gupton, left, talks with Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack, right, while he visited the O2 Energies Progress Solar farm in Bunn, N.C. on Thursday, September 18, 2014. clowenst@newsobserver.com
President of the Franklin County Farm Bureau Bennie Ray Gupton, left, talks with Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack, right, while he visited the O2 Energies Progress Solar farm in Bunn, N.C. on Thursday, September 18, 2014. clowenst@newsobserver.com

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