Absence of receiving station affects farmers, businesses
By Stephen Lega
Wednesday, December 14, 2011 at 6:00 am (Updated: December 14, 6:03 am)
Ham Spalding remembers when the tobacco price support program was put into place. He remembers selling tobacco in hand-tied bundles, in 100-pound bales and later 500-pound bales.
But one thing had always been the same, as long as the 94-year-old St. Joe resident could recall.
"Ever since I was a kid, you've been able to sell tobacco in Lebanon," Spalding said.
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