Tobacco: Burley Planting Gets Started May 9, 2022
Transplanting has only just begun but if the weather holds, more farmers may start this week in Kentucky and Tennessee.
Tobacco Transplanting Well Underway Apr 20, 2022
Planting in Florida and Georgia is progressing well, while about 25 percent of the South Carolina crop will probably have been set out by Saturday.
Is it possible that a farmer could grow an average crop of tobacco and sell it for the average prices and still not make back the money he spend on inputs […]
Tobacco: Transplanting to Begin Next Week Mar 25, 2022
There’s been a lot of rain in much of south Georgia in the past week, but dry weather is expected next week, and Georgia Extension tobacco specialist J. Michel Moore […]
Tobacco: When Will This Crop Be Transplanted? Mar 21, 2022
Seeding has begun in the Deep South and Florida growers will begin transplanting around March 20. But most Georgians won’t plant till the first week of April or later in order to […]
The weather wasn’t always propitious, and the threat of Covid was still around, but exhibitors at the Southern Farm Show on February 2-4 generally found a satisfactory audience.
The surest way to reduce the risk of diseases carried over in trays is to purchase new trays each season. Previously used trays, which may be contaminated with pathogens, should […]
The Agricultural Research Station in Princeton, Ky., well known for its work on dark tobacco types, was for all practical purposes destroyed when it was hit dead center the night […]
Tobacco: How Much Leaf Will China Buy? Dec 13, 2021
China is buying U.S. leaf again, making selections from the 2021 crop. It may buy more tobacco that in recent years, but this is far from certain.
Flue-cured auctions ended this past week. The market definitely slid.