Agro department has 4.000 farmers base – tobacco production contractors. Continuous education and training of farmers is regularly provided by tobacco experts, in accordance to STP standards are implemented.
Department provides certificated seed material and pesticides to it’s contractors (farmers) with instructions for their use, control and monitoring of the harvested areas. Additionally, the Agro Department provides necessary raw materials, instructions and advices how to achieve the best quality at all stages of production, starting from seed planting, harvesting, and production of tobacco in fields, curing and domestic manipulation.
Agro department also provides free manuals for continuous education and proper farming of oriental types of tobacco.
New, digital scales with remote control GPRS system for purchase of tobacco is introduced, for instant access and reliable up-to date quantity and quality data, during the purchase process.