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William Carrigan

William Carrigan is a beginning farmer at Carrigan Farms, having graduated with honors in May 2022 with his bachelor’s degree in Horticulture and minor in Entomology from North Carolina State University. William grew up on the farm, working in all aspects of agricultural production, as well as customer experience. William’s background, combined with his formal education, bring a wealth of vigor and vision to both day-to-day operations and strategic planning.

William’s research interests include herbicide resistance in annual ryegrass, identifying dwarfing rootstock / interstem for pawpaw, identifying freestone, yellow and / or thick skinned pawpaw fruit, and aphid transmission of virus on cucurbita.

In his free time, William enjoys foraging for mushrooms and gardening.