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Tobacco road

Having been a city guy most of my adult life (Chicago, Montreal, Toronto), I find it constantly interesting to be exposed to rural/agricultural life here in the Greater Daglan Area. Most interesting of all are the amazing machines that have … Continue reading

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The 2013 harvest — of tobacco

The d├ępartement of the Dordogne — home to Daglan — has long been a major producer of tobacco, accounting for an estimated 23% of France’s production. Although the business of raising, harvesting, drying and then processing tobacco has been in … Continue reading

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