curred within the tobacco industry the last several years, causing tobacco production to look much different today than it did 10 years ago. One of these more recent changes is the implementation of mandatory GAP training for growers.
What is GAP Certification? GAP stands for Good Agricultural Practices. Basically, it consists of a training that ensures you are utilizing sound agricultural practices that promote environmental stewardship, enhance worker safety, and maintain production efficiencies all while continuing to produce a high quality tobacco crop.