WKU Public Radio News Staff
Mon November 25, 2013
WKU Author's New Book Finds Kentucky's Tobacco Industry Changing in Major Ways
Kentucky's tobacco industry has undergone major changes in the past few decades from the way it's grown and harvested, to the way it's sold and marketed. WKU folklore professor Dr. Ann Ferrell spent the past eight years researching what the changes have meant to tobacco families and what the future holds in her new book "Burley: Kentucky Tobacco in a New Century".