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Tar Heel tobacco growers vote to continue funding research on crop

Tweet North Carolina tobacco growers have agreed to continue funding tobacco-agricultural research for another six years. More than 92 percent of tobacco growers in the state who voted favored the North Carolina Tobacco Research Check-off Referendum, which calls for growers to allocate 10 cents per 100 pounds of flue-cured and burley tobacco to tobacco research and education. The referendum is voted on every six years and must be approved by two- ... Jump to full article >>