Some storms are possible during the morning and afternoon on Tuesday. Damaging winds and flooding will be the main threats. With an already soaked ground, expect strong winds to easily bring down some trees.
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) - A severe drought has helped make this one of the most challenging seasons ever for Kentucky tobacco growers. After the 2004 federal tobacco buyout, free market replaced federal production and price controls.
Kentucky burley growers see this selling season as a sign to gauge how tobacco companies will treat them without the fallback comfort of a federal safety net.
Also, fertilizer costs have skyrocketed and labor costs are higher.
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