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[Africa, Zimbabwe] Tobacco exports yield $248 million

Chronicle (zw)
added Jun 28, 2017 13:32
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[Africa, Zimbabwe] Zim has enough tobacco seed: TRB

The Tobacco Research Board (TRB) produces sufficient tobacco seed to satisfy the domestic market while surplus is exported, an official has said. TRB general manager Dr Dalia Garwe said at the moment the board has in its stock
Zimbabwe Herald (zw)
added Jun 27, 2017 01:35
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[Africa, Zimbabwe] 10 000 new tobacco growers register

Preparations for the 2017-18 tobacco season have started, with over 10 000 new growers registered with the Tobacco Industry and Marketing Board (TIMB)
Zimbabwe Herald (zw)
added Jun 26, 2017 02:16
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[Kentucky] CEOs recall their summer jobs

Kroger’s CEO Rodney McMullen got started working on the family farm in Williamstown, Kentucky. “Every summer in my youth consisted of performing different tasks on the farm,” he says. He recalls being paid 6 cents for each stick of tobacco he cut. He st
AP - Associated Press
added Jun 24, 2017 18:19
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[Africa, Zimbabwe] Govt urged to fund Tobacco Research Board

GOVERNMENT is failing to fund the Tobacco Research Board (TRB) despite it being a key institution necessary to turn around the fortunes of the economy.... TRB had managed to produce tobacco seed varieties for the local and export market, and Kutsaga was n
Newsday (zw)
added Jun 27, 2017 00:16
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[Zimbabwe] Grower prices up, down

The latest data from Zimbabwe’s Tobacco Industry and Marketing Board (TIMB) indicates that, since the 2017 selling season began on March 15, tobacco growers have sold 161 million kg of leaf for US$470 million at an average price of US$2.92 per kg.
Tobacco Reporter
added Jun 24, 2017 18:21
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[Africa] Zambia loses $100 million from tobacco

MINISTER of Agriculture Dora Siliya says the country is likely to lose about US$100 million in export earnings due to the drastic reduction in tobacco production from 45 million kilogrammes in 2013 to 22 million kilogrammes in 2017.
Zambia Daily Mail (zm)
added Jun 24, 2017 16:13
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[Africa, Zimbabwe] Tobacco rakes in $470 million

Zimbabwe has earned $470 million from the sale of 161 million kilogrammes of tobacco since the 2017 selling season opened on March 15 this year, statistics that the industry regulator released show.
Zimbabwe Herald (zw)
added Jun 22, 2017 14:13
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22nd Century Partners with The University of Virginia to Utilize Industrial Hemp to Clean Up and Reclaim Polluted Lands

launched a project aimed at utilizing novel varieties of industrial hemp to clean up and reclaim abandoned mine lands and other polluted areas...In addition to removing contamination, hemp’s deep tap roots alter soil structure, aerate the soil, and add or
Business Wire
added Jun 20, 2017 18:10
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Axis Biotec Announces the Construction of an Innovative Tobacco-Based Biopharmaceutical Expression and Pilot Manufacturing Facility in Brazil

Business Wire
added Jun 20, 2017 17:08
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