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Kentucky's Community Farm Alliance: From Growing Tobacco to Building the Good L.I.F.E.

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Type: Journal Article
Author: Billings, Dwight B.; Fitzgerald, Jenrose; Markowitz, Lisa
Journal: Solutions
Volume: 1
Page(s): 15-17
Date: 2010
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10535/8361
Sector: Agriculture
Region: North America
Subject(s): agriculture
farmers' associations
Abstract: "In 1998, tobacco was Kentucky's top cash crop. Kentucky was one of the three states with the largest number of family farms still in operation--and domestic tobacco was their main crop. Major changes swept over the tobacco industry that year when it was pressured to compensate states for the public health costs associated with smoking as part of the National Tobacco Master Settlement Agreement. Kentucky received a payout of $3 billion over a 25-year period."

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