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Tobacco Germinating

Most of our seeds have germinated now and we have lots of little tobacco plants. Once everything has germinated, temperatures in the greenhouse can be lowered some and close attention needs to be paid to ventilation.  Here is an excerpt … Continue reading

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Tobacco Seeding

It’s the first week of February so tobacco growers in the Pee Dee have been working on filling and seeding their float trays.  Here is a greenhouse full of float trays in Marion County. In the photo below you can … Continue reading

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Question of the Week: Powdery Mildew

Last week the question was:   What is the white stuff on these cucumber leaves? This is powdery mildew.  It loves warm, humid weather and can spread quickly when these conditions occur.  A greenhouse is a great place for powdery mildew … Continue reading

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Mowing Tobacco

Tobacco seedlings are starting to get some size and several growers have already started mowing.  We mow tobacco to increase the uniformity of the seedlings and maximize the number of usable seedlings per tray.  Here is a tray that has … Continue reading

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