USDA 2014 Prospective Tobacco Plantings by State

Following is a table detailing intended U.S. tobacco plantings for 2014 according to the Department of Agriculture:

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                           2014   2013
                           2014    2013    2012   YOY%   YOY%
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                          ---------------------Area Planted---------------------
U.S.                    361,900 355,675 336,245   1.8%   5.8%
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Connecticut                 n/a     n/a     n/a    n/a    n/a
Georgia                  13,300  12,800  10,000   3.9%  28.0%
Kentucky                 88,500  87,200  87,200   1.5%   0.0%
Massachusetts               n/a     n/a     n/a    n/a    n/a
Missouri                      0       0       0    n/a    n/a
North Carolina          183,800 181,900 166,100   1.0%   9.5%
Ohio                      2,000   2,100   1,900  -4.8%  10.5%
Pennsylvania              9,100   8,900   9,600   2.2%  -7.3%
South Carolina           15,000  14,500  12,000   3.4%  20.8%
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                           2014   2013
                           2014    2013    2012   YOY%   YOY%
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Tennessee                22,300  21,400  23,900   4.2% -10.5%
Virginia                 24,580  24,250  23,080   1.4%   5.1%
Other states              3,320   2,625   2,465  26.5%   6.5%
                          -----------------Class 1, Flue-Cured------------------
U.S.                    232,300 228,800 206,000   1.5%  11.1%
Georgia                  13,300  12,800  10,000   3.9%  28.0%
North Carolina          182,000 180,000 164,000   1.1%   9.8%
South Carolina           15,000  14,500  12,000   3.4%  20.8%
Virginia                 22,000  21,500  20,000   2.3%   7.5%
                          -----------------Class 2, Flue-Cured------------------
U.S.                     16,780  16,250  16,280   3.3%  -0.2%
Kentucky                  9,200   9,000   9,000   2.2%   0.0%
Tennessee                 7,200   6,900   6,900   4.3%   0.0%
Virginia                    380     350     380   8.6%  -7.9%
                          ------------------Class 3, Air-Cured------------------
U.S. Light             102,100 101,000 104,300 1.1%   -3.2%  

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                           2014   2013
                           2014    2013    2012   YOY%   YOY%
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                          ------------------Class 3, Air-Cured------------------
U.S. Burley             100,100  99,000 101,400   1.1%  -2.4%
 Kentucky                75,000  74,000  74,000   1.4%   0.0%
 Missouri                   n/a     n/a     n/a    n/a    n/a
 North Carolina           1,800   1,900   2,100  -5.3%  -9.5%
 Ohio                     2,000   2,100   1,900  -4.8%  10.5%
 Pennsylvania             5,100   5,100   4,700   0.0%   8.5%
 Tennessee               14,000  13,500  16,000   3.7% -15.6%
 Virginia                 2,200   2,400   2,700  -8.3% -11.1%
MD Belt PA                2,000   2,000   2,900   0.0% -31.0%
Dark Air-cured            5,400   5,200   5,200   3.8%   0.0%
 Kentucky                 4,300   4,200   4,200   2.4%   0.0%
 Tennessee                1,100   1,000   1,000  10.0%   0.0%

All Cigar Types           5,320   4,425   4,465  20.2%  -0.9%
                          ----------------Class 4, Cigar Filler-----------------
PA Seedleaf PA            2,000   1,800   2,000  11.1% -10.0%
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                           2014   2013
                           2014    2013    2012   YOY%   YOY%
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                          ----------------Class 5, Cigar Binder-----------------
Connecticut                 (D)     (D)     (D)    n/a    n/a
Massachusetts               (D)     (D)     (D)    n/a    n/a
                          ----------------Class 6, Cigar Wrapper----------------
Valley Shade-Grown          (D)     (D)     (D)    n/a    n/a
Connecticut                 n/a     n/a     n/a    n/a    n/a
Massachusetts               n/a     n/a     n/a    n/a    n/a
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NOTE: Area planted is in 1,000 acres.
Figures for 2014 are intended plantings as indicated by
reports from farmers.
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