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Tobacco Wars

TV-PG 2014 - Present 1 Season Reality Documentary List
Reviews Tobacco farming has been a staple of life for many families in Kentucky for a number of generations. The tobacco that is harvested in the Bluegrass State is a particular type of the crop, dark fire tobacco, that is particularly lucrative with an annual value of about $3,000 per acre. The competition to harvest dark fire tobacco -- used in cigars and chewing tobacco -- is fierce and the crop is notoriously precarious so making money from it isn't easy. But that doesn't stop the families featured on this reality show from trying and dedicating their lives to the job. Read More Read Less

Seasons

Season 1 2014 Details

Cast & Crew

Series Info

Synopsis Tobacco farming has been a staple of life for many families in Kentucky for a number of generations. The tobacco that is harvested in the Bluegrass State is a particular type of the crop, dark fire tobacco, that is particularly lucrative with an annual value of about $3,000 per acre. The competition to harvest dark fire tobacco -- used in cigars and chewing tobacco -- is fierce and the crop is notoriously precarious so making money from it isn't easy. But that doesn't stop the families featured on this reality show from trying and dedicating their lives to the job.
Executive Producer
Brent Montgomery, David George, Jordana Hochman, Matthew J. Braley, Lewis A. Bogach, Joe Livecchi
Network
CMTV
Rating
TV-PG
Genre
Reality, Documentary
Release Date
Apr 19, 2014