Tobacco Dark Fire and Dark Air

Discussion in 'Community Forum' started by bigbonner, Jan 8, 2020.

  1. bigbonner

    bigbonner 10 pointer

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    Is anyone growing dark fire or dark air tobacco?
    I was wondering how it was selling this year.
    I sure do miss growing a tobacco crop . We have looked into hemp but it looks like to big of a gamble to grow and make money.
     
  2. Nock

    Nock 12 pointer

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    Been a long time since I’ve seen any grown here.
     
  3. reivertom

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    I haven't seen a tobacco patch since the Feds shut down the money......around here anyway. I used to see them all over out in the county.
     
  4. bigbonner

    bigbonner 10 pointer

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    Loss of tobacco has hurt a lot of farmers here where I am . Me especially because I like other farmers don't have a lot of flat land to grow large field crops . Farmers like me would grow a acre in one place and larger acres up to around 25 acres . But we could plant several patches . At one time I was growing 60 acres and have cattle .
    Other countries are growing our tobacco crops now with lots of corn and soybeans, pushing USA prices down low.
     
  5. 1wildcatfan

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    Past summer I saw some of the largest tobacco patches and tobacco barns I've ever seen between glasgow and fountain run.
     
  6. ribsplitter

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    Plenty of it growing here around me. Several nice big hemp crops this past year also . One thing I learned from the hemp is if you want a great dove hunt plant hemp it is a dove magnet.
     
  7. Duster

    Duster 12 pointer

    Very few barn's not on fire (LOL) this fall around me so someone is making money.
     

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