Tobacco: Transplanting Ends as Harvest Kicks Off Jul 2, 2020
Weather delays in the northern parts of the Tobacco Belt have resulted in a fairly late crop, but transplanting is finally nearing its end. Meanwhile, harvest has begun in southern […]
Too late for lower stalk leaf? In some areas of North Carolina, a portion of the flue-cured shows an almost banana yellow color in the lower stalk, says Matthew Vann, N.C. Extension […]
Tobacco: Warmer Weather Speeds Up Planting Jun 5, 2020
Most of the flue-cured crop is in the ground, but wet conditions have delayed burley planting.
In Georgia and Florida, the crop is off to a good start and looks better than average. In South Carolina, on the other hand, things haven’t gone nearly as well.
In Georgia essentially all of the crop has been transplanted, while weather has been less favorable in the Carolinas.
South Carolina Tobacco: Transplant Water Products Apr 27, 2020
I have had a few questions regarding mixing of products (Admire, Coragen, Ridomil, etc.) in the transplant water. In my experience, I have not had nor heard of any issues […]
South Carolina Tobacco: 2020 Pesticide Usage Apr 20, 2020
It is important for tobacco growers to stay vigilant with what pesticides they are using and ensure they are using them correctly. Although a product may have tobacco production on […]
Tobacco: Transplanting Picks Up in Deep South Apr 17, 2020
Three states have reported significant plantings so far.
Tobacco: A Good Crop in the Greenhouse Apr 3, 2020
USDA issued its Prospective Plantings report for 2020 on the last day of March and it predicts that planted acreage of tobacco will decrease once again this year. After 227 […]
Tobacco: Mexican H2A Workers Still Available Mar 27, 2020
On Monday, it was stated that the American consulate in Mexico would be shut down, meaning that H2As would be destined for the U.S. could not be processed. That would […]