According to Mary Wilks of Carolina Precision Consulting, the farmers decided going organic would result in a productive trial.
Wilks' company consults growers on everything from fertility to pest management to certification and has been working with TS Designs
for about three years, connecting growers with processors.
"Once the mills got word of what we had going on, they were really excited," Wilks
Farmer Orpha Gene Watson, ag consultant Mary Wilks and TS Design's Eric Henry.