Its that time of year when tobacco growers are seeding tobacco. Since February 1 is the earliest recommended seeding date, most growers have already gotten started. Here are some seedlings that have recently germinated.
In this picture you can see all the trays floating in a shallow pool of water. The young plants are too small to be seen at this scale.
Here are a few tips for seeding tobacco in the greenhouse:
Following these steps will go a long way in making strong healthy tobacco transplants. For more production info, take a look at the Clemson Tobacco Production Guide. http://www.clemson.edu/extension/rowcrops/tobacco/tobacco_guide_2011.pdf
Hard copies of the new 2015 Tobacco Production Guide will be available at the GAP training at Woodhavens in Mullins on 2-17 at 10 am.