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Tobacco. ---farm to warehouse. a begin slide show. Bright leaf tobacco in the field. a next slide. Mature tobacco leaves. a next slide. Hand picking tobacco harvesting operation. a next slide. Harvesting tobacco begins at the bottom of the stalk. a next slide.

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Tobacco

Tobacco

---farm to warehouse

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Bright leaf tobacco in the field

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Mature tobaccoleaves

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Hand picking

tobacco harvesting operation

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Harvesting tobacco begins at the bottom of the stalk

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Loading tobacco leaves into container bin

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Arranging tobacco leaves in container bin

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Hand picking

tobacco leaves from the bottom stalk

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This hand picking operation requires 7 workers---a tractor driver, 6 pickers, and a container bin loader.

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Hand picking system leaving the field

with a container bin load of tobacco

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Container bin ready to be hauled to

flue-curing process.

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Hauling container bin to

flue-curing process at farm.

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Mechanically harvesting tobacco leaves

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Harvester travels up the rows

picking leaves at the bottom.

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Later, harvester will travel up the rows picking the next level of leaves until all the leaves are collected, including the top of the crop.

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Tobacco leaves collected in harvester.

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Loading tobacco into flue-cure barn.

Loading cured tobacco leaves into baler.


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Unloading cured tobacco leaves from

flue-cure bin.

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Flue-cured tobacco leaves.


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Loading cured tobacco leaves into baler.


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At one time, all tobacco was auctioned in piles on the warehouse floor.

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Loading cured tobacco leaves into baler.


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Most of the tobacco today is baled and sold on contract directly from the grower to the manufacturing company.

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Loading cured tobacco leaves into baler.


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Tobacco is now sold in bales

even in the warehouse.

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Loading cured tobacco leaves into baler.


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The auction is led by the auctioneer

followed by the warehouseman,

buyers, etc.

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Tobacco is now sold in bales.

Each bale of tobacco is marked with buyer and price sold.

Loading cured tobacco leaves into baler.

Tobacco is auctioned electronically with hand-held computers.


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Tobacco is auctioned

electronically with

hand-held computers.

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Tobacco is now sold in bales.

Each bale of tobacco is marked with buyer and price sold.

Loading cured tobacco leaves into baler.


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Each bale of tobacco is marked

with buyer and price sold.

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Tobacco is now sold in bales.

Loading cured tobacco leaves into baler.


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