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Tobacco: How Are Our Competitors Doing?

Tobacco: How Are Our Competitors Doing?

👤By Chris Bickers, Tobacco Farmer Newsletter 🕔Nov 16, 2017

The 2018 Brazil flue-cured crop–which is currently  in the field–has been projected at a volume of just under 1.3 billion pounds. That is slightly lower than the 1.37  billion  pounds  reported  for  the  crop  harvested  earlier  this  year.

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Tobacco: Flue-Cured and Burley Projections Keep Dropping

Tobacco: Flue-Cured and Burley Projections Keep Dropping

👤By Chris Bickers, Tobacco Farmer Newsletter 🕔Nov 8, 2017

How credible are USDA’s recent estimates? As reported in the last issue, in its October Crop Production Report, USDA projected the U.S. flue-cured crop at 472.2 million pounds, up 9.8 per cent from 2016, and U.S. burley at 165.6 million pounds, up 18.5 percent

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Virginia Field Reports: Harvest Speeds Along

Virginia Field Reports: Harvest Speeds Along

👤From USDA 🕔Nov 7, 2017

Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending November 5, 2017. REPORTER COMMENTS BY COUNTY – Comments are based on remarks made by extension agents, farmers, commodity specialists, and other knowledgeable individuals. WESTERN ROCKBRIDGE (Thomas Stanley) Cool temperatures and light

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North Carolina Field Report: Soybean, Cotton Harvest Continue, Wheat Being Planted

North Carolina Field Report: Soybean, Cotton Harvest Continue, Wheat Being Planted

👤From USDA 🕔Oct 30, 2017

Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending October 29, 2017. Extension Comments Stanley Holloway – Yancey County Extension  Storm events early and late in the week brought significant moisture to the area resulting in some isolated flash flooding with

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Tobacco: How Much Did You Really Produce This Year?

Tobacco: How Much Did You Really Produce This Year?

👤By Chris Bickers, Tobacco Farmer Newsletter 🕔Oct 30, 2017

The last USDA production estimate for 2017 was issued earlier this month. It included extremely optimistic estimates for flue-cured, burley and the two dark types. But several normally reliable sources have suggested that the projections–especially for Kentucky burley and N.C. flue-cured–may be

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Virginia Field Reports: Harvest Progressing Rapidly, 1st Frost in Some Areas

Virginia Field Reports: Harvest Progressing Rapidly, 1st Frost in Some Areas

👤From USDA 🕔Oct 24, 2017

Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending October 22, 2017. REPORTER COMMENTS BY COUNTY – Comments are based on remarks made by extension agents, farmers, commodity specialists, and other knowledgeable individuals. NORTHERN ROCKINGHAM (Doug Horn) Another dry week. Widespread

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North Carolina Field Reports: 1st Frost Hits Some Areas, Harvest Continues in Full Swing

North Carolina Field Reports: 1st Frost Hits Some Areas, Harvest Continues in Full Swing

👤From USDA 🕔Oct 24, 2017

Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending October 22, 2017. General Comments Stanley Holloway – Yancey County Extension Weather conditions for the week were primarily cooler and dry with only a little precipitation early in the week. Most of

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Virginia Field Reports: Needed Moisture Slows Harvest

Virginia Field Reports: Needed Moisture Slows Harvest

👤From USDA 🕔Oct 17, 2017

Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending October 15, 2017. REPORTER COMMENTS BY COUNTY – Comments are based on remarks made by extension agents, farmers, commodity specialists, and other knowledgeable individuals. NORTHERN ROCKINGHAM (Doug Horn) Received 1 to 2

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Tennessee Field Reports: Rains Return, Slow Harvest

Tennessee Field Reports: Rains Return, Slow Harvest

👤From USDA 🕔Oct 17, 2017

Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending October 15, 2017. County Agent Comments Tim Campbell, Dyer County Good progress has been made on corn harvest. Soybean harvest started, but delayed due to rainfall this week. Cotton harvest beginning in

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North Carolina Field Reports: Rains Delay Harvest, Some Regrowth in Cotton

North Carolina Field Reports: Rains Delay Harvest, Some Regrowth in Cotton

👤From USDA 🕔Oct 17, 2017

Crop Progress and Condition for the week Ending October 15, 2017. Extension Comments Stanley Holloway – Yancey County Extension Weather conditions returned to warm and relatively dry following the much needed rain late in the precious week. Most of the

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