Articles in regional publications that pertain to a wide range of North Carolina-related topics.
for NC Insight Vol. 4 Issue 2, June 1981
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The tobacco industry has been regulated by the Agricultural Adjustment Act for over 40 years. Pugh examines the tobacco industry in the context of the Act's main dictates, and offers alternatives that might update the Act.
Four factors - mechanization, farm unit size, the lease and transfer system, and labor displacement - have dramatically transformed the operation of flue-cured tobacco farms.
North Carolina Commissioner of Agriculture, James A. Graham, offers his views on the tobacco industry in North Carolina.
Scientists are able to remove protein from the tobacco leaf in a process known as homogenized leaf curing.
North Carolina politicians, including the ubiquitous Jesse Helms, fight for tobacco in North Carolina.