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[Asia-pacific, Kentucky] QUARLES: Tobacco growers need protection under trade deal

As a lifetime tobacco farmer who has enjoyed its economic benefits and, more importantly, a person who has acquired in-depth knowledge of the critical value we provide for U.S. agricultural exports around the world and what that means for our state, I fe
Lexington (KY) Herald-Leader
added Sep 21, 2015 08:56

[Asia, India] Tobacco crop will be purchased by traders: Nirmala Sitharaman

Commerce and industry minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Friday assured tobacco farmers that their entire crop will be purchased by traders by the end of the month. She made the statement after visiting Prakasam district personally to assess the tobacco purc
Times of India
added Sep 19, 2015 23:55

[North Carolina] Counties establishes polling places for tobacco research referendums ($$)

The North Carolina tobacco research referendum will be held on Thursday, Nov. 19... A two-thirds favorable vote will mean that growers are willing to continue to assess themselves to support tobacco research and education. The assessment is 10 cents per
Henderson (NC) Dispatch
added Sep 19, 2015 18:39

[Texas] Pee Dee farmers sticking with tobacco

Beaumont (TX) Enterprise
added Sep 19, 2015 18:23

[Asia, India] Suicides by tobacco growers turn spotlight on crisis

Even as the Tobacco Board was grappling with carryover stocks and poor prices of low and medium grades, the suicide of two farmers -- Bollineni Krishna Rao and Venkat Rao -- within two days in Prakasam district, turned the spotlight on the crisis.
The Hindu Online (in)
added Sep 19, 2015 22:25

[Asia-pacific, Kentucky] EDITORIAL: Louisiana’s trade interests are embroiled in tobacco-state politics rules, but the Trans-Pacific Partnership is the best hope

Whether it’s rice in Louisiana or sugar beets in Minnesota or tobacco in Kentucky, there are literally tons of products that mean livelihoods and benefit local economies. We want a trade deal that allows sale of these products across the world.
Baton Rouge (LA) Advocate
added Sep 14, 2015 02:11

[South Carolina] Pee Dee farmers sticking with tobacco

spreading risk and diversifying is key. The Floyd brothers dedicate 54 acres to tobacco with 1,850 acres for soybeans and 375 acres for corn. They also grow winter wheat, which is double cropped and dependent on several variables. Now that it’s early Sept
Florence (SC) Morning News (SCNow)
added Sep 19, 2015 18:35

[Asia, Bangladesh] TOBACCO SCOURGE Still a long way to go before stubbing it out

six in every 10 men aged 15 years and above and three in every 10 women of the same age group use tobacco, whether smoking or smokeless. That's the fourth highest consumption rate in Southeast Asia...different tax structures for different tobacco product
Dhaka Daily Star (bd)
added Sep 12, 2015 20:04

[North Carolina] Grape industry importance increases in county, state

In 1999, the Golden Leaf Foundation was established to transition North Carolina away from a tobacco-based economy. By 2003, the Yadkin Valley was designated as the first viticulture area...since the decline of “King Tobacco” in North Carolina, grapes an
The Dispatch (Lexington, NC)
added Sep 18, 2015 11:56

[Virginia] Bioscience company re-imagining tobacco for new age with machine

machine that uses water and pressure to process 12 tons of tobacco plants a day. Tyton’s process makes use of the other entire plant: the juice and the cake — or soft interior product. The final products include tobacco oil used as an animal feed additive
Danville (VA) Register & Bee
added Sep 16, 2015 17:54
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