TITLE

End of tobacco program causes leaf production to drop 27 percent

AUTHOR(S)
Hollis, Paul L.
PUB. DATE
November 2005
SOURCE
Southeast Farm Press;11/16/2005, Vol. 32 Issue 26, p12
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports that the end of the U.S. government's tobacco program has resulted in a 27% drop in production in 2005. If forecasts prove true, 2005 U.S. tobacco production would be the smallest since 1889 and the smallest acreage on record. All U.S. tobacco production is forecast at 640 million pounds, down 27% from 2004.
ACCESSION #
18978733

 

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