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Andy Bailey


ID-160

Burley and Dark Tobacco Production Guide, 2019-2020

12/4/2018 (major revision)
Authors: Andy Bailey, Ric Bessin, Lowell Bush, J.D. Green, Ann Jack, Bob Miller, Bob Pearce, Mark Purschwitz, Will Snell, Larry Swetnam

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.

Departments: Agricultural Economics, Biosystems and Agricultural Engineering, Entomology, Plant and Soil Sciences, Plant Pathology
Series: Interdepartmental (ID series)
Tags: farm crops, tobacco
Size: 4.15 mb
Pages: 84



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

9/8/2014 (new)
Authors: Andy Bailey, Bobby Hill, Tim Lax

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.

Departments: Plant and Soil Sciences
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Size: 470 kb
Pages: 10



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)
Authors: Andy Bailey

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.

Departments: Plant and Soil Sciences
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Size: 385 kb
Pages: 5



AGR-196

Double Crop Curing Dark Fired Tobacco

9/18/2007 (new)
Authors: Andy Bailey

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.

Departments: Plant and Soil Sciences
Series: Agronomy (AGR series)
Tags: farm crops, tobacco
Size: 190 kb
Pages: 6



AGR-154

Dark Tobacco Sucker Control

7/11/2007 (minor revision)
Authors: Andy Bailey

Departments: Plant and Soil Sciences
Series: Agronomy (AGR series)
Tags: farm crops, tobacco
Size: 163 kb
Pages: 2



AGR-152

Harvesting, Curing, and Preparing Dark Fired Tobacco for Market

3/1/2006 (minor revision)
Authors: Andy Bailey

Departments: Plant and Soil Sciences
Series: Agronomy (AGR series)
Tags: farm crops, tobacco
Size: 284 kb
Pages: 4



AGR-153

Harvesting, Curing, and Preparing Dark Air Cured Tobacco for Market

3/1/2006 (minor revision)
Authors: Andy Bailey

Departments: Plant and Soil Sciences
Series: Agronomy (AGR series)
Tags: farm crops, tobacco
Size: 255 kb
Pages: 4



AGR-158

Dealing with Chemical Injury in Tobacco

3/1/2006 (minor revision)
Authors: Andy Bailey, J.D. Green, Gary Palmer

Departments: Plant and Soil Sciences
Series: Agronomy (AGR series)
Tags: farm crops, tobacco
Size: 612 kb
Pages: 8



AGR-177

Proper Curing Management to Minimize Green Tobacco

1/30/2003 (new)
Authors: Andy Bailey, Gary Palmer

Departments: Plant and Soil Sciences
Series: Agronomy (AGR series)
Tags: farm crops, tobacco
Size: 80 kb
Pages: 2