Tobacco Mechanization

Tobacco is a major crop in North Carolina and this department has a tradition of assisting farmers with tobacco mechanization and curing concerns. Many techniques associated with curing, storage, and cured leaf quality have been researched and developed.


Grant Ellington
Grant Ellington

Grant Ellington, Extension Assistant Professor
Biological & Agricultural Engineering Voice: (919) 515-6793
Fax: (919) 515-6772
E-mail: @ncsu.edu

Photo of a machine harvesting tobacco leaves. harvesting by machine