Title

Burley: Kentucky Tobacco in a New Century

Abstract

WKU's Folk Studies Professor Ann Ferrell discussed the tobacco industry in Kentucky Live Series on Thursday, February 13 at Barnes & Noble Bookstore. The focus of her talk, based on her recent book Burley: Kentucky Tobacco in a New Century published by the University Press of Kentucky in 2013, was a retrospective of how people involved in the industry had viewed their past and their connections to it and what the implications of its decline were for Kentucky farmers and Kentucky’s economy and culture.

Disciplines

Agricultural and Resource Economics | Agricultural Economics | Other Plant Sciences