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Connecticut Tobacco Crop Report

Connecticut Tobacco Crop Report

After a disappointing 2018 season plagued by heavy, consistent rains, cigar tobacco farmers in the Connecticut River Valley are optimistic that this year’s crop will yield some of …

August 27, 2019
Connecticut Cigar Company Moves To Tobacco Field

Connecticut Cigar Company Moves To Tobacco Field

Cigar companies tend to make their headquarters in cities such as Miami or Tampa. They like to be near ports to facilitate shipping and airports to keep the company principals …

June 23, 2017
Storm Touches Down in Connecticut Tobacco Country

Storm Touches Down in Connecticut Tobacco Country

A tornado struck the Connecticut River Valley on Monday afternoon, tearing the netting away from a Connecticut-shade tobacco field and flattening plants that were almost ready to …

July 1, 2013
General Cigar Sorts Superior Connecticut Crop

General Cigar Sorts Superior Connecticut Crop

General Cigar Co., maker of Macanudo, Partagas and various other premium cigars and a major grower of tobacco in the Connecticut River Valley, is sorting the 2010 crop of …

March 14, 2011