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09/12/13 — Wet summer helps corn, hurts county tobacco crop

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Wet summer helps corn, hurts county tobacco crop

By Steve Herring
Published in News on September 12, 2013 1:46 PM

The same wet summer that fueled a bountiful corn crop had the opposite effect on tobacco as lower-stalk leaves burned up in fields too muddy for harvesters. With 10,400 acres planted in tobacco, Wayne County is the third-largest tobacco-producing...

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