Producers are rapidly adopting field curing structures, and several variations in construction methods and materials exist to achieve low cost or low maintenance and long life. One of the construction methods, pioneered by a producer and now being used by others in the state, uses high-tensile wire strands or cable to support the tobacco sticks.
Duncan, George A., "High-Tensile Wire or Cable Tobacco Field Curing Structure" (1999). Agricultural Engineering Extension Publications. 14.