Tobacco Associates Export Referendum Vote Wednesday, Jan. 30

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On Wednesday, January 30, 2019, from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the offices of N.C. Cooperative Extension in Person and Granville Counties, the Tobacco Associates Marketing Export Referendum will be up for tobacco growers to vote. This referendum will cover the years for 2019, 2020, and 2021. There will be a 1/5 cent per pound for the growers export program.

Who can vote? Flue-cured tobacco farmers engaged in the production of flue-cured tobacco during the 2018 crop and who share the direct risk of production of the tobacco crop or in the proceeds of the sale of tobacco grown in North Carolina are eligible. If you have questions, please call your local N.C. Cooperative Extension office.