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[Africa, Zimbabwe] Farmers turn to tobacco

FARMERS from non-traditional tobacco growing areas have turned to the golden leaf, a move that is set to boost output, the Tobacco Industry and Marketing Board (Timb) has said.
Zimbabwe Standard (zw)
added Feb 23, 2014 15:10

[Asia, Pakistan] Demand of tobacco crop up by 18.37 percent

The lion share of the total demand 36.40 million kilogram would be purchased by Pakistan Tobacco Company (PTC) followed by Philip Morris (Pak) Limited with 3.70 million kilogram.
Business Recorder (pk)
added Nov 30, 2013 09:24

Kentucky tobacco farmers stand to lose about $12 million from budget cuts

The federal sequester is claiming another casualty — Kentucky’s tobacco farmers. The automatic spending reductions are cutting into the price support payments that tobacco farmers are expecting to receive in a couple of months — reducing them by about 7.
Louisville (KY) Courier-Journal
added Nov 20, 2013 15:15

2013 South Carolina Tobacco Festival Schedule of Events

8 Kids Zone and Petting Zoo 5 Arts & Crafts & Other Cool Stuff ... 1 8 – 9:30am Gospel Singers 2 8:15am Smokin’ Fast 5K Race ... 1 11am –12pm Heritage Games & Tobacco Demonstrations
WBTW Channel 13 (Myrtle Beach, Florence SC)
added Sep 22, 2013 15:52

[North Carolina] Dukes, Durham and tobacco

first coffee table book about Duke Homestead, the state historic site at the tobacco farm that started it all, incorporates all three. "Duke Homestead and the American Tobacco Company" was written by the Duke Homestead Historic Site manager, Jennifer Daw
Durham (NC) Herald Sun
added Sep 3, 2013 00:41

[North Carolina] Martin Co. 911: Several Tobacco Barns On Fire

Several fire departments are at the scene of multiple tobacco barns on fire. Martin County 911 says that fire crews responded to 1942 NC Highway 125 for a report of 4 barns on fire around 8:34 Saturday night.
WITN-TV (Washington, NC)
added Sep 1, 2013 03:12

[Asia, India] Politicians urged to shun tobacco growers award function

The Institute of Public Health (IPH), Bangalore, has urged that the government representatives stay away from the award function for tobacco growers organised by the Tobacco Institute of India to be held here on August 18.
The Hindu Online (in)
added Aug 17, 2013 14:29

[Kentucky, North Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia] Across tobacco country, crops wilt from rain

Fields all over tobacco country have been soaked, and without a good stretch of dry weather in coming weeks, Elliott's predicament could play out many times over. In Kentucky alone, the nation's second-leading producer, the toll could hit as much as $100
AP - Associated Press
added Jul 13, 2013 22:12

[Africa, Zimbabwe] Tobacco growers sell 143m kg

Zimbabwe Herald (zw)
added Jun 12, 2013 16:31

[Kentucky] Tobacco growers win unexpected battle in Washington, but more are likely to come

many were blindsided by an amendment to that bill proposed by Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) and Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.) that would have ended federal subsidies for tobacco crop insurance. The amendment was short-lived and voted down almost as qui
added Jun 10, 2013 11:03
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