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»All Archives | 4th Quarter, Nov 05
Battle for burley
N.C. flue-cured growers look to expand burley production.
Reduce transplant production costs with shallower trays.
Stephen A. Ross
Elbert Gubbels & Zonen’s Royal Dutch Pipe Factory makes pipes that are fit for royalty.
Georgia growers struggle
J. Michael Moore, extension agronomist and tobacco specialist with the University of Georgia, says growers there have had the worst season ever, and next year’s crop could be even smaller.
No time for nostalgia
While recently researching news stories for www.tobaccofarmquarterly.com, I read an article about a 54-year-old “carpenter, cultural geographer and musician” who was premiering his documentary, “Down in the Old Belt: Voices from the Tobacco South,”* at a small theater in Roanoke, Va.
TFQ Staff Report
Royster-Clark’s Ken Moshenek speculates on tobacco’s future in the U.S. and outlines the company’s strategy.
The farmers of our future
Randall E. Pope
Farmers aren’t getting any younger. Will we be able to replace them?
Burley’s future in Kentucky and Tennessee.
USDA extends lump-sum deadline
The USDA announced the date for those electing to sell contract payments to a successor in return for a lump sum has been extended to Dec. 2, 2005.
Zimbabwean tobacco sales up slightly
The 2005 Zimbabwean tobacco-selling season ended in late September with more than 72 million kilograms worth at least us$117 million sold, reports The Herald (Harare, Zimbabwe).