Transportation links to southern markets via the Barren, Green, Ohio and Mississippi rivers made tobacco an important crop early in Warren County's history. Tobacco-related businesses such as warehouses, processing plants, auction houses and brokers gradually developed. Today, Warren County farmers annually sell more than ten million dollars worth of tobacco at auctions in Bowling Green and Plano.
Farmers grow and process tobacco today in much the same way as they did 100 years ago. Tobacco warehouse ready for auction.
Warren County, Kentucky, Tobacco