Tobacco: Machinery Extravaganza in Tight Investment Year Feb 3, 2020

🕔Feb 3, 2020
The Southern Farm Show begins next Wednesday, and as always there will be a vast array of new equipment for tobacco farmers. With the grim prospects for 2020, it is much […]

Georgia: Corn, Cotton Production Expected to Increase Jan 27, 2020

🕔Jan 27, 2020
Georgia cotton and corn producers are expected to make significant production gains in 2019, according to the September Crop Production report from the USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS). The […]

Tobacco: Market Slips for U.S. Burley, Malawi Troubles Could Help Jan 24, 2020

🕔Jan 24, 2020
The burley market so far has been extremely sluggish, except for those few growers who managed to avoid the bad weather and produce good tobacco.

Tobacco: Marketing Season Nearly Complete Jan 6, 2020

🕔Jan 6, 2020
Tobacco stripping in Kentucky was estimated as of January 2 at 82 percent complete, said USDA in its December Crop Progress and Condition report.

Tobacco: Will China Buy Any Of Our Leaf In 2020? Dec 23, 2019

🕔Dec 23, 2019
The US/China trade deal is still evolving, and I can find no indication that it specifically includes tobacco at this point.

Tobacco: Will China Buy Any U.S. Leaf in 2020? Dec 20, 2019

🕔Dec 20, 2019
The US/China trade deal is still evolving, and I can find no indication that it specifically includes tobacco at this point. If, as has been speculated, China agrees to buy $40 to […]

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

🕔Dec 10, 2019
One 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, 2019
There 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, 2019
THIS 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, 2019
Crop 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 […]

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