Tobacco: Last of the 2021 Crop Makes It Out of the Field Nov 24, 2021

🕔Nov 24, 2021
As best I can tell, all U.S. tobacco plus all Canada’s crop (see below) has been harvested since early this month. The last may have been some very late burley in […]

Tobacco: Growing Season Staggers to a Halt, No Significant Frost Damage Nov 8, 2021

🕔Nov 8, 2021
Dodging the bullet: There was a heavy frost in central Kentucky last night, and freezing weather is expected in the area over the next week.

Tobacco: Harvest Nearly Finished, So Far No Killing Frost Oct 27, 2021

🕔Oct 27, 2021
Most all varieties have been harvested in all areas, with some delays in Virginia and North Carolina.

Tobacco: Will Fall’s 1dt Frost Put a Chill on the 2021 Leaf Market? Oct 9, 2021

🕔Oct 9, 2021
A late first frost date would really help Piedmont growers. Frost can reasonably be expected in 15 or 20 days, and that could be a real problem.

Tobacco: June Rain Blamed for Short Crop Sep 29, 2021

🕔Sep 29, 2021
In eastern North Carolina, the prospects for flue-cured look dismal. There had been hope among the more optimistic observers of U.S. leaf that the yield in the Eastern Belt might […]

Tobacco: Harvest Hits Stride in Burley Country Aug 31, 2021

🕔Aug 31, 2021
After weather delays caused by too much rain, harvest is finally beginning in earnest in Kentucky.

Tobacco: Harvest Has Started Almost Everywhere Aug 9, 2021

🕔Aug 9, 2021
Flue-cured harvest is underway in most areas. Dark harvest has begun or will in the next few weeks, while burley harvest is rapidly approaching.

Tobacco: Crop Coming Back Strong Jun 29, 2021

🕔Jun 29, 2021
Since the rains began, flue-cured in North Carolina has come back strong. Now, it might help if the precipitation pulled back.

Tobacco: The Drought Is Broken – For Now Jun 8, 2021

🕔Jun 8, 2021
It finally started raining in North Carolina on Wednesday, with parts of the state getting four inches or more. The Pee Dee, South Carolina’s leading tobacco area, got some rain […]

Tennessee Tobacco: 5 Early Season Production Tips Jun 8, 2021

🕔Jun 8, 2021
Now that everyone is washing their tobacco setters [transplanters] to be garaged until next year, it is a great time to think about some of the crop management decisions for […]

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