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Tobacco peg

Date: 1930 - 1950 | Identifier: Tobacco Farm Life Museum
Tobacco peg used to press a hole in the furrow to accommodate a transplanted seedling. Other people would follow behind adding fertilizer and water. Farmers made tobacco pegs from the knots of pine and formed them to fit their palm. The accompanying video includes a demonstration of the process by a former farmer. Date approximated. more...
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