Tuesday, October 30, 2012

‘The Black Patch,’ about dark-fired tobacco, is a way of life for Western Kentucky farmers

(kyforward.com) Lexington’s Michael Breeding goes straight from a successful launch of a PBS documentary, “Cassius Marcellus Clay: An Audacious American,” to another PBS premiere — about a way of life common to Western Kentucky, the production of dark-fired tobacco from start to finish. It will premiere at Murray State University on Monday, November 5.
Farming in the Black Patch features farms of western Kentucky and the production process of dark-fired tobacco, only common to Western Kentucky and Tennessee. Now, for the first time, the world can see this process of producing dark-fired tobacco from start to finish. Continued

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