Flue-cured tobacco is seen inside of a barn. The tobacco cures anywhere from eight to ten days and reaches temperatures of up to 160 degrees. Steve Mitchell and his twin brother David are tobacco growers in the Snow Creek area of Franklin County, Virginia and raise 70 acres of flue-cured tobacco each year.

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