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[Virginia] Danville Harvest Jubilee ro feature a tobacco auctioneer demonstration

The demonstration, set to take the stage prior to Trace Adkins, will feature renowned auctioneers Sandy Houston, John Kessler, Mac Burnette, Ralph Tyndall and Mitch Ashby, according to a news release from Danville Parks and Recreation. Danville Harvest
Danville (VA) Register & Bee
added Oct 8, 2017 10:09
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[Asia-pacific, Taiwan] Tobacco farming dwindles

About 84 percent of Taiwan’s tobacco farmers have stopped growing the crop, the Council of Agriculture said on Friday, adding that farmers can apply for subsidies until the end of the year, when the Taiwan Tobacco and Liquor Corp (TTLC) is to stop purcha
Taipei Times (tw)
added Oct 6, 2017 02:54
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[Africa] Malawi’s tobacco farmers backing off from gold leaf

most of Malawi’s tobacco growers, as a survival mechanism, are now slowly abandoning growing of the crop in favor of other crops such as soya beans, sorghum, and groundnuts.
NyasaTimes.Com (mw)
added Oct 4, 2017 19:46
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[North Carolina] Federal Judge Dismisses Some Counterclaims Against Tobacco Producer ($$)

A federal judge in North Carolina on Sept. 28 partially granted and partially denied a tobacco producer’s motion to dismiss counterclaims of fraud and unfair and deceptive trade practices after finding that the man who filed the counterclaims did not all
Lexis Nexis
added Oct 5, 2017 20:49
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[Africa, Zambia] BATZ SEEKS APPROVAL FOR $15M LOAN

BATZ) is seeking approval from its shareholder before acquiring a $15 million loan from BATIF Dollar Limited for the construction of a tobacco manufacturing plant in Zambia. BATIF Dollar Limited is a subsidiary of British American Tobbaco (BAT ) based
Times of Zambia (zm)
added Oct 6, 2017 02:53
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[Malawi] Tobacco workers to ILO: Quit tobacco industry

Dear government members of the ILO Governing Body: I am writing to you on behalf of the hundreds of thousands of farmers in Malawi trying to make a living out of growing tobacco. We wish to express our support for the International Labour Organisation (
Unfairtobacco.org (Berlin Working Group on Environment and Development) (de)
added Oct 19, 2017 00:50
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[North Carolina] Review: An Inheritance Is Threatened in ‘Abundant Acreage Available’

this hermetic tale takes place entirely on a family-owned tobacco farm in North Carolina. Not that we ever feel the sense of expansiveness one might expect from a movie whose plot revolves around the land. Instead, Mr. MacLachlan and his cinematographer,
New York Times
added Sep 28, 2017 22:31
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[Asia, China] Change of crop bears fruit

The city produces among the best tobacco nationwide, and its output accounts for approximately 9 percent of the total nationwide. "Tobacco is still a pillar industry. But we are trying to make other sectors, like organic farming, vacation and sport tour
China Daily (cn)
added Sep 30, 2017 23:42
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Medical Cannabis Companies Leverage Biosynthesis to Boost Drug Development

It has also developed a means to genetically engineer tobacco plants to regulate the level of nicotine, among other nicotinic alkaloids, to develop smoking cessation and reduced-risk tobacco products.
PR Newswire
added Sep 26, 2017 15:40
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Kezzler Provides Real-time Track and Trace Technology Solution for Scott Farms Tobacco Operation

Cost effective seed-to-sale solution significantly contributes to Scott Farms' improvements in tobacco farming efficiency and productivity Kezzler AS, a leader in serialization and tracking and tracing business services today announced they have succes
PR Newswire
added Sep 26, 2017 15:39
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