Connecticut Farm Tour 2015. Part Three: The Barn

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The second barn we visited, the crew brought in freshly cut tobacco leaves from the field. Let’s take a look inside to see how they prepare the leaves for curing.

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This is a look inside the barn. As you can see the tobacco leaves are hung in two tiers insides the barn. It faces the direction of the prevailing winds for best ventilation.

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A group of workers stand on a sturdy plank to place the tobacco leaves on racks mounted from the ceiling. The process is done by skilled workers who have many years of experience in the tobacco industry.

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The crew handed us a plank of leaves so we can see for ourselves the weight of each.

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Next, we will travel to the tobacco fields where the Connecticut tobacco leaves are grown and harvested.

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