NC Department of Agriculture employees were busy cutting up sweet NC watermelons for passersby outside of the NC Legislature building Wednesday, July 15, 2015 during a watermelon seed spitting contest for all comers by the NC Department of Agriculture and the NC Watermelon Association. A truckload of seeded and seedless watermelons grown on state Senator Brent Jackson's farm in Sampson county along with fresh honeydew melons were offered to all passersby: legislators, staffers and legislative employees.
NC Department of Agriculture employees were busy cutting up sweet NC watermelons for passersby outside of the NC Legislature building Wednesday, July 15, 2015 during a watermelon seed spitting contest for all comers by the NC Department of Agriculture and the NC Watermelon Association. A truckload of seeded and seedless watermelons grown on state Senator Brent Jackson's farm in Sampson county along with fresh honeydew melons were offered to all passersby: legislators, staffers and legislative employees. Harry Lynch hlynch@newsobserver.com
NC Department of Agriculture employees were busy cutting up sweet NC watermelons for passersby outside of the NC Legislature building Wednesday, July 15, 2015 during a watermelon seed spitting contest for all comers by the NC Department of Agriculture and the NC Watermelon Association. A truckload of seeded and seedless watermelons grown on state Senator Brent Jackson's farm in Sampson county along with fresh honeydew melons were offered to all passersby: legislators, staffers and legislative employees. Harry Lynch hlynch@newsobserver.com

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