Recent Rain Is Good News For One KY Crop

Reported by: Christine Winter
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Updated: 8/09/2012 9:04 pm
Despite the dry summer, there is some good news about a Kentucky crop.

While Corn is suffering, tobacco seems to be doing okay.

Experts say the recent spurt of rain means an average burley tobacco crop.

Just a few weeks ago there was concern the drought would ruin the crop.

UK Agricultural Economist Will Snell says this year's burley crop could sell for higher prices than last year.
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