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2022 Flue-Cured Tobacco Guide

By: Blake Brown, Derek Washburn, Jonathan Phillips, Grant Ellington, Loren Fisher, Matthew Vann, Charlie Cahoon, Scott Whitley, Jeremy Machacek, Joseph Cheek, Hannah Burrack, Lindsey Thiessen, Catherine LePrevost, Will Snell, Luke Gatiboni, Adrienne Gorny, Swarna Moparthi

This guide for growers, updated annually, provides information on production and pest management practices applicable to growing flue-cured tobacco in North Carolina.

Selecting a Variety

By: Matthew Vann, Jeremy Machacek, Joseph Cheek

This publication, chapter 3 of the 2022 Flue-Cured Tobacco Information handbook, discusses tobacco varieties and variety testing.

Topping, Managing Suckers, and Using Ethephon

By: Matthew Vann, Scott Whitley, Jeremy Machacek, Joseph Cheek, Loren Fisher

This publication, chapter 7 of the 2022 Flue-Cured Tobacco Information handbook, provides information on topping tobacco and using ethephon, the only chemical approved for yellowing tobacco in the field.