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T. David Reed

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2003 Flue-Cured Tobacco Production Guide May 1, 2009 436-048
2008 Burley Tobacco Production Guide May 1, 2009 436-050-08
2011 Burley Tobacco Production Guide

The production of an ample supply of uniform, healthy plants that are available reasonably early in the transplanting season is the first step for a successful crop. The best practice is to produce your own transplants. Doing so will reduce the likelihood of importing disease and pest problems onto your farm. The next best alternative is to buy transplants from someone in your local community. If you must import transplants
purchasing certified disease free transplants is strongly recommended.

Mar 22, 2011 436-050
2011 Flue-Cured Tobacco Production Guide

The flue-cured tobacco budget is an estimate of the costs to produce 2500 pounds of marketable tobacco. Expense values used in the budget are based upon projected input prices and recommended production practices. Every producer is encouraged to adjust this budget using the right hand
column to reflect production practices and prices that are relevant to their own farming operation. This column is your estimated cost of production.

Mar 24, 2011 436-048
2012 Flue-cured Tobacco Production Guide Feb 23, 2012 436-048 (AREC-14)
Agronomy Handbook, 2000 May 1, 2009 424-100
Float Greenhouse Tobacco Transplant Guide

Commercial greenhouse production of tobacco transplants first appeared in Virginia in the mid-1980's. Initial adoption of this technology was slow due to the high cost of the structures and equipment. However, widespread acceptance of greenhouse tobacco transplant production has occurred in the 1990's. This has largely resulted from lower greenhouse costs, increased labor costs, and the generally good experiences of early greenhouse tobacco growers.

May 1, 2009 436-051