Sunday, October 25, 2015

New book sheds light into west Kentucky tobacco farming


(WPSD) CALLOWAY COUNTY, Ky. - The Courier-Journal says 70 percent of tobacco farms in Kentucky have closed in the last decade. Some of that is attributed to the Tobacco Buyout of 2004 and increased awareness about the health risks of smoking.
In spite of these things, a local family farm that planted its first crop in 1832 is defying those odds. Bobbie Smith-Bryant takes a lot of pride in her family’s 1,100 acre farm. Continued

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