Technology Had Little Impact on Tobacco Farming

Still done by hand

A hand-operated lister fertilizer from the 1930s used to prepare the soil for planting tobacco seedlings.
A hand-operated lister fertilizer from the 1930s used to prepare the soil for planting tobacco seedlings. The front wheel makes a furrow; 3-9-15 fertilizer is dropped in, and the discs close the furrow. The wooden board follows behind to flatten the resulting hill.