Setting tobacco in Kentucky is a tradition that spans generations. The burley tobacco plant starts its journey with an unbelievably small seed and by late May and early June they are transplanted in the field where they'll grow until they mature. From left to right you can see the following in the photos below. 1. Tobacco plants in float trays ready to be planted/set. 2. An individual tobacco plant. 3. Several tobacco plants ready to set. (note the long roots) 4. A two row tobacco setter. 5. A group of farmers setting tobacco. 6. A plant being placed into the hands of the tobacco setter. 7. Long rows of burley.