Dry summers, mechanization no trouble as farmers in southeast US find sesame suitable

  • by: KELLY P. KISSEL , Associated Press
  • Updated: August 30, 2014 - 9:35 AM

LAKE CITY, Ark. — Sesame is gaining a foothold in parts of the southeast United States, where cotton has long been king, as farmers take advantage of its drought tolerance and a recently developed trait that lets them bring it in with typical ag equipment.

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