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Western North Carolina Opens the Nation’s First Tobacco “Marketing Center”

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The North Carolina Rural Economic Development Center in Asheville, North Carolina is the nation’s first “marketing center,” returning to the traditional tobacco warehouse auction system. In addition to allowing the auction, the center’s project also pays warehouse, grading and assessment fees, and other marketing fees typically paid by growers.
Carolina Country (NoCar HD 9688 N8 C38x), Vol. 34 Issue 2, Feb 2002, p22-23, por