The U.S. Tobacco GAP Program was developed over several months with industry collaboration consisting of tobacco manufacturers dealers, state departments of agriculture, universities, grower associations, and other farm organizations such as Farm Bureau from across the tobacco growing regions. It is an industry-wide program that aims at ensuring sustainable, economically viable production of useable tobacco and can be defined as: agricultural practices which produce a quality crop wile protecting, sustaining or enhancing the environment with regard to soil, water, air, animal and plant life as well as protecting and ensuring the rights of farm laborers.

2021 Training Date:

  • Tuesday February 23 from 10am-12pm at Raines Farm & Greenhouse
    You MUST PRE-REGISTER for this class by calling Barbie at the Adams Co. Extension office at (937) 544-2339.

Space is limited to 20 participants, so please call early.

If you have questions you may call Richard Purdin at (937) 544-2339 or e-mail purdin.19@osu.edu