Notice of Export Promotion Referendum

Staff Report

January 10, 2013

The Tobacco Associates Export Promotion Referendum will be conducted by the NC Cooperative Extension Service on Wednesday, January 23 at polling places in each flue-cured producing county, said a release by the Extension.

In Surry County, the polling place will be held at the Surry County Center at 210 North Main Street, Dobson. A two-thirds favorable vote will allow the continuation of an assessment not to exceed 1/5 of one cent per pound to fund export promotion and expansion program for the next marketing year.