Georgia tobacco on the rebound?

Daniel Johnson inspects some of the new leaves on a portion of the 450 acres he has planted in tobacco in fields between Alma and Blackshear. Johnson says he’s in tobacco farming to stay. “I’m on my 31st crop, and I’m 50,” he says.

J. Michael Moore was in a caravan of about 20 cars that had made four stops in Florida and was closing in on Valdosta.

The tour isn’t the chore it once was.

“It got shorter. We’ve got fewer people,’’ he said.

The Augusta Chronicle.

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