TITLE

Into new areas: Burley tobacco belt stretches east

AUTHOR(S)
Bickers, Chris
PUB. DATE
March 2006
SOURCE
Southeast Farm Press;3/8/2006, Vol. 33 Issue 8, p32
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
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.
ACCESSION #
20194034

 

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