Tobacco still a top crop


Tobacco harvesting is in full swing across Sampson County and neighboring Duplin, with farmers busy in the fields cropping the still major crop for both areas. According to the latest released statistics from the Cooperative Extension Service, of the over 187,000 acres of harvested cropland on Sampson’s 1,200 farms, there is about 11,000 acres of tobacco, and Sampson continues to be ranked No. 1 in the state for its production. Duplin ranks in the Top 10.


Tobacco harvesting is in full swing across Sampson County and neighboring Duplin, with farmers busy in the fields cropping the still major crop for both areas. According to the latest released statistics from the Cooperative Extension Service, of the over 187,000 acres of harvested cropland on Sampson’s 1,200 farms, there is about 11,000 acres of tobacco, and Sampson continues to be ranked No. 1 in the state for its production. Duplin ranks in the Top 10.

Tobacco harvesting is in full swing across Sampson County and neighboring Duplin, with farmers busy in the fields cropping the still major crop for both areas. According to the latest released statistics from the Cooperative Extension Service, of the over 187,000 acres of harvested cropland on Sampson’s 1,200 farms, there is about 11,000 acres of tobacco, and Sampson continues to be ranked No. 1 in the state for its production. Duplin ranks in the Top 10.
http://clintonnc.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/08/web1_Tobacco-1.jpgTobacco harvesting is in full swing across Sampson County and neighboring Duplin, with farmers busy in the fields cropping the still major crop for both areas. According to the latest released statistics from the Cooperative Extension Service, of the over 187,000 acres of harvested cropland on Sampson’s 1,200 farms, there is about 11,000 acres of tobacco, and Sampson continues to be ranked No. 1 in the state for its production. Duplin ranks in the Top 10.
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