Pierce County, Ga., tobacco farmer Scott Strickland started planting April 13, around the time13 inches of rain fell in south Georgia, preventing growers from planting.
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There has been a particular problem the last few years with mechanically harvested flue-cured.
USDA projected that tobacco acreage of all types this year will be down nine percent from 2014 at 345,280 acres.
A farmer earlier this year wondered how many acres he would be able to plant this season. But he also had another question on his mind: If he cut back on farming the same amount of rented land he had in previous seasons, would he have enough work...