Tobacco: A Mid-November Finish for Flue-Cured? Oct 17, 2022
There are several more weeks to go for flue-cured auctions, says Tommy Faulkner, auction manager for the American Tobacco Ex-change warehouse in Wilson, N.C.
Tobacco: Burley Growers Wrap Up Good Crop Oct 4, 2022
The burley and dark crops were able to recover from the period of limited rainfall earlier this year.
Tobacco: Hot Start to Harvest Season Jun 15, 2022
Despite some dry periods in May and a very hot June, the tobacco looks very good in Georgia and Florida.
The flue-cured crop in the N.C. Eastern Belt is, to Matthew Vann’s eyes, as good at this point in the season as it has been in all his years in North Carolina.
Tobacco: A Good Start in the Field May 18, 2022
The outlook for tobacco in Georgia and Florida is favorable, with much of the crop approaching layby.
Flue-cured auctions ended this past week. The market definitely slid.
Tobacco: June Rain Blamed for Short Crop Sep 29, 2021
In eastern North Carolina, the prospects for flue-cured look dismal. There had been hope among the more optimistic observers of U.S. leaf that the yield in the Eastern Belt might […]
In North Carolina, it’s recommended that you seed your greenhouse when five consecutive days of good sunlight are predicted.
2020 Tobacco Situation and Outlook – Video Dec 4, 2020
The 2020 tobacco season ended with good demand and prices for farmers in North Carolina. Will that momentum carry forward into 2021? What are the factors impacting supply and demand? […]
Topping tobacco in the button stage (soon after the flower begins to appear) rather than later increases yield and body if suckers are controlled. When tobacco plants are not topped […]