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Andy Bailey



ID-160
Burley and Dark Tobacco Production Guide, 2019-2020
12/4/2018 (major revision)

 UK Authors: Andy Bailey, Ric Bessin, Lowell
 Departments: Agricultural Economics, Biosystems and Agricultural Engineering,
 Series: Interdepartmental (ID series)
 Tags: farm crops, tobacco

Under ideal conditions, growing a good crop of tobacco is relatively easy, but when conditions are challenging it takes good management skills and attention to detail to make tobacco a profitable crop. This publication is designed to provide the good manager with the latest information for the production of high yielding, good quality tobacco.

6,000 printed copies | 84 pages | 68,090 words | 207 downloads | PDF: 4,150 kb




Comparison of Herbicide Systems for Dark Fire-Cured Tobacco: Plant and Soil Sciences Research Report (vol. 3, no. 1, 2014)
9/8/2014 (new)

 UK Authors: Andy Bailey, Bobby Hill, Tim Lax
 Departments: Plant and Soil Sciences
 Series:
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Dark tobacco growers commonly ask which herbicide system has the least potential for crop injury and/or yield reduction and provides the most effective control of the weed spectrum typically encountered in western Kentucky and northwestern Tennessee tobacco fields. Due to the high value of dark tobacco, many growers use reduced rates of herbicides due to crop injury concerns, and often observe reduced weed control as a result. The objective of these experiments was to evaluate dark tobacco response and weed control where full rates of all available residual herbicide systems were used.

web only | 10 pages | - | 17 downloads | PDF: 470 kb




Effect of Tray Type and Tray Covering on Wicking Speed, Germination, and Spiral Rooting of Tobacco: Plant and Soil Sciences Research Report (vol. 1, no. 3, 2012)
1/31/2013 (new)

 UK Authors: Andy Bailey
 Departments: Plant and Soil Sciences
 Series:
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Poor tray wicking and spiral rooting continue to be recurring concerns in tobacco float systems. The objectives of the research discussed here were to compare media wicking speed in two types of tobacco float trays, and to evaluate the effect of fabric tray covering on tobacco seed germination and spiral rooting.

web only | 5 pages | - | 25 downloads | PDF: 385 kb



AGR-196
Double Crop Curing Dark Fired Tobacco
9/18/2007 (new)

 UK Authors: Andy Bailey
 Departments: Plant and Soil Sciences
 Series: Agronomy (AGR series)
 Tags: farm crops, tobacco

Double crop curing is the practice of curing two crops of tobacco in the same barn and growing season. The practice of double crop curing has been utilized by some dark-fired tobacco growers for several years but has increased in recent years as growers have attempted to consolidate operations a nd incre a se efficienc y of production. Tobacco buying companies have started accepting the crop earlier than in the past to better accommodate this practice.

2,000 printed copies | 6 pages | - | 20 downloads | PDF: 190 kb



AGR-154
Dark Tobacco Sucker Control
7/11/2007 (minor revision)

 UK Authors: Andy Bailey
 Departments: Plant and Soil Sciences
 Series: Agronomy (AGR series)
 Tags: farm crops, tobacco

2,000 printed copies | 2 pages | - | 9 downloads | PDF: 163 kb



AGR-158
Dealing with Chemical Injury in Tobacco
3/1/2006 (minor revision)

 UK Authors: Andy Bailey, J.D. Green, Gary Pa
 Departments: Plant and Soil Sciences
 Series: Agronomy (AGR series)
 Tags: farm crops, tobacco

2,000 printed copies | 8 pages | - | 23 downloads | PDF: 612 kb



AGR-153
Harvesting, Curing, and Preparing Dark Air Cured Tobacco for Market
3/1/2006 (minor revision)

 UK Authors: Andy Bailey
 Departments: Plant and Soil Sciences
 Series: Agronomy (AGR series)
 Tags: farm crops, tobacco

2,000 printed copies | 4 pages | - | 17 downloads | PDF: 255 kb



AGR-152
Harvesting, Curing, and Preparing Dark Fired Tobacco for Market
3/1/2006 (minor revision)

 UK Authors: Andy Bailey
 Departments: Plant and Soil Sciences
 Series: Agronomy (AGR series)
 Tags: farm crops, tobacco

2,000 printed copies | 4 pages | - | 13 downloads | PDF: 284 kb



AGR-177
Proper Curing Management to Minimize Green Tobacco
1/30/2003 (new)

 UK Authors: Andy Bailey, Gary Palmer
 Departments: Plant and Soil Sciences
 Series: Agronomy (AGR series)
 Tags: farm crops, tobacco

2,000 printed copies | 2 pages | - | 16 downloads | PDF: 80 kb