University of Kentucky College of Agriculture

Dark Tobacco in Kentucky and Tennessee

Dark Tobacco photo collage

Research Results

2013 | 2012 | 2011 | 2010 | 2009 | 2008 | 2007 | 2006

2013 Tobacco Variety Guides

Burley | Dark

2013-2014 KY and TN Tobacco Production Guide

Production Issues and Archived Research Data
Labor issues, links of interest, pest control
*Transplant production presentation

Tobacco Statistics, Policy and Marketing
Online resources, UK budgets

Dark Tobacco Quick Links
Dark Tobacco companies, conferences, web acknowledgments

Click here for 2014 meetings, field days and tour information

GAP Registration GAP Resource Page

Tobacco seeding time is approaching, but with high propane prices growers should strongly consider delaying seeding as much as possible this year to save on heating costs.  There is no good reason to seed before March 1, and most of the crop can wait until March 15 or later.