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 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 […]
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
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
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
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 […]
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
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
THIS MIGHT HAVE BEEN ONE OF THE MOST DIFFICULT GROWING SEASONS EVER, SAYS MATTHEW VANN, N.C. EXTENSION SPECIALIST.
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 […]