Irrigation System for Shade Grown Tobacco 2017-07-27T20:56:06+00:00

Project Description

Title:  Irrigation System for Shade Grown Tobacco     
Creators:   Shade Tobacco Grower Agricultural 
Association, Inc. and Clifford Schofield Color Productions (Cheshire, Connecticut)
Object ID:  2003.031.005
Date:  c. 1950-1965
Description:  Color postcard shows the surface irrigation system used on farms growing leaf tobacco in the Connecticut River Valley. Portable aluminum piping and sprinklers are used to water the plants grown under protective shade netting.