Burley Tobacco Extension

Links to Other Tobacco Related Sites

Dept of Plant & Soil Sciences

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Other Sites at UK
Chemical & Fertilizer Companies
Farmer Organizations

Other Universities

 Seed Companies Industry and Scientific Organizations

State & Federal Govt.

Farm and Ag Supply

Farm Machinery

Farm Publications

Tobacco Companies and Leaf Dealers

Other Sites of Interest

    Other Sites at UK
Agricultural Information Center
A Service Center of the University of Kentucky Libraries 

Kentucky Tobacco Research and Development Center
Information on biotech research on tobacco.
An Internet Accessible Interactive
Multimedia Instructional Resource
  Plant Disease Diagnostic Laboratory
Paul Bachi and Julie Beale
Burley Tobacco Home Page
Research test plot information and digital images of tobacco pests & field problems and more..
  Plant Pathology Department
Provides educational programs and materials on diseases of tobacco

Dark Tobacco Web Page

Research test plot information and digital images of tobacco pests & field problems and more.

  Regulatory Services
Regulatory information for feed, fertilizer, milk, seed ,seed testing & soil testing 
Eden Shale Farm
University of Kentucky Research and Demonstration Farm
Soil Testing
Soils, water, greenhouse media, animal waste, and mine spoils testing with fertilizer and lime recommendations
Entomology Dept. - Tobacco Insect Control
Information on tobacco insect pests and control methods.
  Tobacco Equipment & Facilities
Biosystems & Ag Engineering Dept.

Providing the latest research results and innovations on tobacco equipment and facilities
Extension Today: On the Air
UK Extension Reports (requires video player)

Tobacco Disease Information Page
Site designed by UK Dept. of Plant Pathology to help Kentucky's tobacco industry combat tobacco disease

Kentucky Cooperative Extension County Offices
Site containing links to all Kentucky county extension offices.

  Tobacco Economics Online
Information on Tobacco Policy, Economics, and Management from UK Agricultural Economics.
Kentucky Pest News Alert
provided by Entomology, Plant Pathology & Weed Science

     Other Universities

Agricultural Policy Analysis Center
University of Tennessee Knoxville

North Carolina Integrated Pest Management Information
NCSU Crop Production: Tobacco

Blake Brown's Home page
NCSU Economics

North Carolina State Tobacco Page

Clemson Tobacco Page

  The Ohio State University
Internet Resources for all Crops 

Georgia Tobacco Info
University of Georgia Tobacco web site - flue-cured tobacco production.

  University of Tennessee Tobacco Info Online
University of Tennessee Tobacco web site 

North American Blue Mold Forecast
This site will no longer track Blue Mold as of October 2006


Virginia Tech Tobacco Info  
Virginia Tech University Tobacco web site - Site includes information on burley, dark-fired, and flue-cured tobacco.


     State & Federal Government Sites

Ag. Marketing Service
Market information for all tobacco types grown in the U.S.
  Kentucky Department of Agriculture
News and information. 
1997 Census of Agriculture Profiles
for Kentucky Counties (pdf)
  Kentucky Agricultural Statistics Service
Production & market statistics - Kentucky agricultural products
ERS -Tobacco Briefing Room
Economic Research Service's information on all tobacco types
  Kentucky Legislator E-mail Addresses
ERS-Kentucky Data Sheet
Economic Research Service's information on Population & Farm Characteristics
  National Agricultural Statistics Service
Crop Data
Farm Service Agency
Farm Program and Policy Information

North Carolina Department of Agriculture & Consumer Service Division of Marketing Field Crops-Tobacco

FAS -Tobacco Reports
World tobacco statistics and reports from the Foreign Agricultural Service
  Natural Resources Conservation Service
Helping people conserve, maintain, and improve our natural resources and environment
Governor’s Office of Agricultural Policy
Kentucky agricultural policy

U.S. Department of Labor
Employment Standards Administration Wage and Hour Division


     Chemical & Fertilizer Companies 
Manufacturer of agricultural chemicals used in tobacco production.
  Dow AgroSciences
Manufacturer of agricultural chemicals used in tobacco production.
Manufacturer of agricultural chemicals used in tobacco production.
  .Fair Products, Inc.
Manufacturer of sucker control products for tobacco production
Bayer Crop Science
Manufacturer of agricultural chemicals used in tobacco production.
Manufacturer of agricultural chemicals used in tobacco production
Cerexagri, Inc.
A new marketing and sales organization focused on the sale of agrochemicals in specialty crops and niche markets in the U.S.
  SQM North America
Manufacturer of fertilizers used in tobacco production.
Formerly Crompton Corporation and Great Lakes Chemical Corporation, merged to make one of the largest specialty chemicals companies in the United States
  Syngenta Crop Protection
A leading agribusiness in North America offering a comprehensive and high-quality portfolio of weed, insect and disease control products
Cochran Corporation
Manufacturer of sucker control products
Manufacturer of agricultural chemicals used in tobacco production
Drexel Chemical Company
Provider of generic crop protection and production products
  Yara North America, Inc
Manufacturer of fertilizers used in tobacco production.

     Seed Companies 

Cross Creek Seed, Inc.
A complete seed companies, offering flue-cured, burley and dark tobacco varieties to the United States and International Markets
  F.W. Rickard Seeds, Inc.
Seed producer for burley, dark, flue-cured, and cigarillo tobacco types
Newton Tobacco Seed’s
A burley and dark tobacco seed company
  Workman Tobacco Seed, Inc.
Suppliers of the finest tobacco seed to Burley, Dark Fired and Dark Air Cured tobacco producers.
ProfiGen do Brasil
Seed production, research and development of new tobacco cultivars

    Farm and Ag Supply Stores Online

Ben Meadows Company
Equipment for outdoor professionals

   Northern Tool & Equipment
Professional equipment and supply

Input supplier for farms nationwide.  

  Southern States Cooperative
Input supplier for farms in many tobacco producing regions.
Agricultural, building and retail products

Tennessee Farmers Coop
Input Supplier for farms in Tennessee.

Work supplies and accessories 
Moisture Tester
Miles Farm Supply
Input supplier for farms in Kentucky, Indiana, and Tennessee. 

Tractor Supply Co.
Input supplier for farms nationwide.


    Tobacco Companies and Leaf Dealers
Alliance One International, Inc.
Alliance One is a leading independent leaf tobacco merchant serving the world's large multinational cigarette manufacturers
  Imperial Tobacco Co.
Leading British tobacco company with extensive International operations
Alternative Cigarettes, Inc.
Herbal and no additive cigarettes 
  Lorillard Tobacco Company
Information on their tobacco business.
A Multinational Tobacco Company
  Reynolds American Inc.
Parent company of R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company, Conwood Company, LLC, Santa Fe Natural Tobacco Company, Inc. , Lane Limited and R.J. Reynolds Global Products, Inc
Altria Group, Inc.
Parent company of Kraft Foods, Philip Morris International, Philip Morris USA and Philip Morris Capital Corporation
  Star Scientific, Inc.
 A company focuses on tobacco processing technology
British American Tobacco
International Tobacco Group
  Swedish Match
 An international tobacco company
Farmer’s Tobacco of Cynthiana, Inc.
Family-owned and operated maker of Kentucky’s Best cigarettes
  Universal Corporation
Worldwide merchant of leaf tobacco.
Gallaher Group
International tobacco company

U.S. Smokeless Tobacco Co.
World's largest manufacturer and marketer of moist smokeless tobacco products..

Hail & Cotton, Inc.
Tobacco leaf dealer
  Vector Group Limited
Manufacture and market cigarette products
Subsidiaries, Liggett Group Inc. and Vector Tobacco Inc.
JT International
World's third largest international tobacco company

     Farmer Organizations
American Farm Bureau
Nationwide organization serving agriculture.
  Hungarian Tobacco Growers Association
International Grower's Organization
Burley Stabilization Corporation
A non-profit cooperative association for the mutual benefit of its members in North Carolina, Tennessee and Virginia.
  International Tobacco Grower's Association
International grower organization.
Burley Tobacco Growers Cooperative Association
Grower based organization located in Lexington, KY.

Kentucky Farm Bureau
Statewide organization serving agriculture.

Flue-Cured Tobacco Cooperative
Grower based organization located in Raleigh, NC
Grower based organization in Northern Italy

    Industry and Scientific Organizations
American Society of Agronomy
Dedicated to the development of agriculture enabled by science, in harmony with environmental and human values
  Entomological Society of America
Serving the professional and scientific needs of entomologists and colleagues in related disciplines
Plant Pathology Online

Tobacco Merchants Association
Group that tracks tobacco industry information worldwide

Cooperation Centre for Scientific Research Relative to Tobacco

  Weed Science Society of America
Non-profit professional society dedicated to issues dealing with weeds and their control

    Farm Machinery
AgSpray Equipment Inc.
Manufacturer of Tobacco Sprayers.
  John Deere
Official web site for John Deere Company.
Case IH
Official web site for Case Corporation.
  Kuhn Farm Machinery
Official web site for Kuhn Farm Machinery
Fastline Publications
Search for machinery and equipment for sale close to home or across the nation.
  Mechanical Transplanters
Manufacturer of Tobacco Transplanters.

Holland Transplanters
Manufacturer of Tobacco Transplanters.

  New Holland
Official web site for New Holland, North America

Farming and equipment headlines from around the web


    Farm Publications, etc
The Farmer's Pride
Kentucky's only Weekly Farm Newspaper 

Progressive Farmer
A monthly farm magazine

Farm Credit Services of Mid-America
Daily audio commodity report

Tobacco Farm Quarterly
Online site for the Flue Cured Tobacco Farmer and Burley Tobacco Farmer magazines

Farm World
The largest farm newspaper in the Midwest
  Tobacco Reporter
International Tobacco Magazine

    Other Sites of Interest
EKU Bluegrass Farmworker Health Center
A Federally Funded Migrant Health Center
  The National Center for Food and Agricultural Policy
A private non-profit non-advocacy research organization
Congressional Research Service Report
provided by The National Council for Science and the Environment
  Organic Tobacco Production
ATTRA--National Sustainable Agriculture Information Service
Cuban cigars club offers cheap cigar online to help customers buy cigar online from online cigar store
   Plantation House
International Warehouse of Home Tobacco Growers
Crop Data Management Systems, Inc.
AgChem label information
  Plant Tissue Analysis
North Carolina Department of Ag & Consumer Services
Crop Protection Reference
Pesticide product information (labels and MSDSs)
  Seedman Co.
Site containing information on small-scale tobacco production
DeLoach v Philip Morris Class Action Website
Details on Class Action Settlement
  Tobacco Our Heritage Gifts
Gifts with a tobacco theme by Pem Pfisterer Clark
Green Tobacco Sickness
NIOSH Issues Warning to Tobacco Harvesters (1993)
  Tobacco Link Center
A Hungarian developed tobacco information resource
Kentucky Certified Crop Adviser Program
stablishes the base standard for those who advise farmers and producers
  Tobacco Reporter
An international magazine for the tobacco industry .
Kentucky Farm Shopper
Advertise Anything Used or Produced on a Farm For Free
  Waters Agricultural Laboratories, Inc.
Plant & Soil analysis
Megaconverter 2
Online tool to convert a variety of numerical, financial, etc. values.
  Virtual Seeds Co.
New Hope Seed Company
Open-Pollinated & Heirloom Seed for Gardeners,
 Market Growers, Small Farmers & CSA

UK Policy Warning
An attempt is made to keep these sites up to date.  However, due to the number of sites and constant changes made by the authors, site may become outdated without our knowledge.  Contact Bob Pearce, if you find a site inoperable.
Last Update: 11/06/07