What types of tobacco are grown in Franklin County?

The main tobacco grown in Franklin County is flue-cured. Flue-cured tobacco is used primarily for smoking purposes in cigarettes. Several farms in the county also produce Virginia dark-fired tobacco that is sold on the export market for snuff, chewing tobacco, and cigars.

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