Tobacco peg


Title
Tobacco peg
Description
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.
Date
1930-1950
Original Format
equipment
Extent
Local Identifier
Tobacco Farm Life Museum
Subject(s)
Spatial
Location of Original
Tobacco Farm Life Museum
Rights
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