NOTICE is hereby given that a check-off referendum will be held on Wednesday, January 30, 2019 in each flue-cured producing county in North Carolina.
Flue-cured tobacco growers will vote on continuing their support of export promotion and expansion for the US flue-cured tobacco by Tobacco Associates, Inc. for the marketing years 2019, 2020, 2021.
The referendum will be conducted by the North Carolina Cooperative Extension Service. Hertford County Cooperative Extension Center, 301 W. Tryon St. Winton NC. will be the polling location for Hertford County farmers from 8:30am to 5:00pm.
The referendum will include the question of continuance of the authorization of annual assessments not to exceed one-fifth (1/5) of one cent per pound. The exact assessment to be approved by the North Carolina Tobacco Associates Board members.