Saturday, April 9, 2016

Tobacco Season Takes Root Inside Southside Va. Greenhouse

( KENBRIDGE, Va. — Despite past and current challenges faced by Virginia tobacco farmers, greenhouses scattered across Southside Virginia are filled with the seedlings for this year’s potential crop.
Since the 1600s, tobacco has been a leading cash crop in the commonwealth.
Richard Hite Jr., second-generation owner and operator of Hite Farms outside Kenbridge, is closely monitoring his young seedling crop. Continued

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