Into new areas: Burley tobacco belt stretches east

Bickers, Chris
March 2006
Southeast Farm Press;3/8/2006, Vol. 33 Issue 8, p32
Trade Publication
The article reports that the production of burley tobacco in the U.S. has moved out of the areas that have traditionally led in production of the tobacco variety and into new areas. North Carolina and Virginia were the beneficiaries of the burley tobacco relocation. Analysts say that this trend is the result of the termination of the federal tobacco program.


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