Estimated costs and returns to serve as a guide for farmers developing their own cost and return estimates
2013 Enterprise Flue-Cured Budgets:
- Eastern North Carolina – Machine Harvest
- Piedmont North Carolina – Machine Harvest
- Piedmont North Carolina – Hand Harvest
The End of the Tobacco Transition Payment Program (TTPP)
Article on the potential impacts as the TTPP ends with the final payment in January 2014.
The End of the TTPP
Presentation by Blake Brown at the November, 2013 Annual Meeting of the U.S. Tobacco Cooperative
U.S. Tobacco Situation and Outlook
Article: November 2013 situation and economic outlook information on U.S. flue-cured tobacco.
U.S. Flue-Cured Tobacco Situation and Outlook Presentation
Presentation by Blake Brown at Tobacco Day December 5, 2013 on the U.S. Flue-Cured Tobacco Situation and Outlook.
E-Cigs: A Game Changer
Presentation by Blake Brown at Tobacco Day December 5, 2013 on Electronic Cigarettes and how they may impact the tobacco market.
Production and Use
US flue-cured and burley production, stocks, exports and domestic use.
Center for Tobacco Grower Research
Data and research on U.S. Tobacco Production.
2013 Commodity Insurance Fact Sheet from USDA-RMA for North Carolina Tobacco
North Carolina Farm Land Prices
April, 2013 article by Blake Brown on the trends and economic fundamentals affecting farm land prices in North Carolina.
North Carolina Agriculture: Situation and Outlook
November, 2013 presentation by Blake Brown on current issues and trends for NC agriculture.