Monday, February 2, 2015

The Challenge of Contracting in 2015


(Tobacco Farmer Newsletter) This crop seems to just keep getting smaller. I have no solid numbers, but my sources tell me that a reduction of 25 percent in pounds from 2014 could well be in the offing for flue-cured, at least among those companies who contracted last year. Burley contracting, which is not as far along, is said to be a little stronger, but a big cut may be on the way there as well. Continued

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