Tobacco: Is There Realistic Hope for Increased Foreign Sales? Dec 10, 2019

🕔Dec 10, 2019One of the highlights of the N.C. Tobacco Day  program on December 5 was the presentation by Blake Brown, N.C. Extension ag economist, outlining the prospects for growth in sales on the […]

Tobacco: Why It’s Important to Grow for Less in 2020 Nov 21, 2019

🕔Nov 21, 2019There can be no doubt: Tobacco farmers will face a huge challenge making a profit in 2020 for a variety of reasons.

Tobacco: A Most Difficult Growing Season Nov 18, 2019

🕔Nov 18, 2019THIS MIGHT HAVE BEEN ONE OF THE MOST DIFFICULT GROWING SEASONS EVER, SAYS MATTHEW VANN, N.C. EXTENSION SPECIALIST. 

North Carolina Field Reports: Harvest Continues Between Rains Oct 28, 2019

🕔Oct 28, 2019Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending October 27, 2019. County Extension Comments Robert Hawk – Jackson/Swain County Extension Appreciable rainfall of .5″ -1.5″ across Jackson and Swain counties […]

Virginia Field Reports: Wet Week Offers Relief Oct 28, 2019

🕔Oct 28, 2019Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending October 27, 2019. REPORTER COMMENTS BY COUNTY – Comments are based on remarks made by extension agents, farmers, commodity specialists, and other […]

Tobacco: Prices Weak as Markets Wind Down Oct 25, 2019

🕔Oct 25, 2019Auction sales of flue-cured tobacco were in extreme doldrums in October. Prices are too low, said Rick Smith, president of Independent Leaf Tobacco.

North Carolina Field Reports: Needed Rains, Some Frost/Freeze Oct 21, 2019

🕔Oct 21, 2019Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending October 20, 2019. County Extension Comments Robert Hawk – Jackson/Swain County Extension Appreciable rainfall of 1″-1.5″ which is slightly above average of […]

Tennessee Field Reports: Rains Provide Some Relief Oct 21, 2019

🕔Oct 21, 2019Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending October 20, 2019. County Agent Comments J. C Dupree, Lauderdale County Corn harvest is nearly complete with soybean and cotton harvest in […]

North Carolina Field Reports: Light Rains Offer Little Relief Oct 15, 2019

🕔Oct 15, 2019Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending October 13, 2019. County Extension Comments Steve Dillion – Agronomist Region 14 Got some much needed rain, still very dry. Stanley Holloway […]

North Carolina Field Reports: Good Peanut Yields, Soybeans Suffering Oct 7, 2019

🕔Oct 7, 2019Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending October 6, 2019. County Extension Comments Wayne Rowland – Vance/Warren County Extension Record heat and no rain this week. No grain was […]

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