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Tobacco Day: Towards a Gap Program

Loren Fisher (pictured left below in both photos), Associate Professor & Tobacco Extension Specialist, NC State University, Department of Crop Science, presented the 2012 Tobacco Great Inductees. Click on each photo to read more about the inductees.

Stan BiconishGeroge Scott

SFNTodays Radio Coverage of the Event:

Tobacco Greats Recognized at 2012 Tobacco Day

Unified GAP Focus of 2012 Tobacco Day

Tobacco Day this Thursday

Tobacco Day Speaker to Address GAP for Tobacco Growers

Click on the images to see presenter presentations:

Photos from the Event


C State’s Dr. Blake Brown provided an outlook for the 2013 tobacco market and a snapshot of potential returns for key crops in North Carolina. Click here to see his projections.

Farmers, researchers and industry leaders learned more about the US Tobacco GAP Program and and saw two people recognized as Tobacco Greats: Stan Biconish and George Scott. The 2013 Tobacco Day is scheduled for Thursday, Dec. 5 is dedicated to serving the agricultural industry in the Carolinas and Virginia with the latest ag news, exclusive regional weather station readings, and key crop market information. The website is a companion of the Southern Farm Network, provider of daily agricultural radio programming to the Carolinas since 1974. presents radio programs, interviews and news relevant to crop and livestock production and research throughout the mid-Atlantic agricultural community.