Burley tobacco growers test waters

Bickers, Chris
August 2005
Southeast Farm Press;8/17/2005, Vol. 32 Issue 20, p2
Trade Publication
Focuses on the opening of the first auction market by the Flue-Cured Tobacco Cooperative Stabilization Corp. in the U.S. Views of Leaf Tobacco Exporters Association president J. T. Bunn on the opening of the auction market; Impact of the buying of China and other non-traditional buyers on the market opening; Efforts of the cooperative to obtain the best leaf possible by communicating to its growers on the marketable product for the season;


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