Monday, October 26, 2015

Frosts Finish off Most Remaining Flue-Cured


(Tobacco Farmer Newsletter) Killing frosts in the Southside of Virginia on October 18 and 19 brought an end to the tobacco season for nearly all the state. "There is very little left that we can pull and harvest now," said David Reed, Virginia Extension tobacco specialist. After several years when the first killing frost fell relatively late, these occurred at what is about the historical average date, if not a little earlier. Continued

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