Notice of Export Promotion Referendum to All NC Flue-Cured Tobacco Farmers

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A check-off referendum will be held on Wednesday, January 27, 2016 at the Brunswick County Cooperative Extension. Flue-cured tobacco growers will vote on continuing their support of export promotion and expansion for US flue-cured tobacco by Tobacco Associates, Inc. for the marketing  years 21016, 2017 and 2018. The referendum will be conducted by the North Carolina Cooperative Extension Service. Polling places will be open during normal business hours at each flue-cured producing County Extension office. The referendum will include the question of continuance of the authorization of annual assessments not to exceed one-fifth of one cent per pound,. The exact assessment to be approved by the North Carolina Tobacco Associates Board Members. The Brunswick County Cooperative Extension office is open from 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 pm.