Headlines Tagged with Agriculture — 11,790 headlines found
THE area put under tobacco has dropped by about 14 percent to 92,160 hectares this season due to the late rainfall the country has received.
Feb 25, 2016 Chronicle (zw)
added Feb 25, 2016 05:35
a number of farmers in the district have left cultivation of the harmful item and switched to food crops, thanks to the motivational campaign of government officials and civil society activists. Photo: Star
Feb 25, 2016 Dhaka Daily Star (bd)
added Feb 25, 2016 05:34
Tobacco growers in Prakasam district are gearing up for e-auctions, set to commence on Thursday, with optimism as the Flue Cured Virginia (FCV) tobacco got ‘high price’ in the neighbouring Karnataka State.
Feb 25, 2016 The Hindu Online (in)
added Feb 25, 2016 04:05
Tobacco now accounts for the second largest share of all forest loss in Zimbabwe ahead of perennial culprit sectors like energy (firewood), and other land use changes in urban development. At 55 percent, agriculture expansion remains the biggest driver
Feb 22, 2016 All-Africa.com
added Feb 22, 2016 13:38
The government has done little to construct decent structures for the hundreds of pupils, who are currently learning in tobacco barns left behind by an evicted white farmer. Both the primary and secondary school pupils share the tobacco barns.
Feb 20, 2016 Newsday (zw)
added Feb 20, 2016 16:29
A combination of reduced raw material prices, cost containment measures and asset disposals saw British American Tobacco Zimbabwe Holdings Ltd record a $15,5 million net profit for the year ended December 31
Feb 19, 2016 Zimbabwe Herald (zw)
added Feb 22, 2016 13:40
Some of the loss in production was due to a decline in plantings last spring. But the main explanation for the dismal performance was very low yields for the two leading types — burley and flue-cured — caused by very unfavorable weather conditions. Much
Feb 19, 2016 Southeast Farm Press
added Feb 19, 2016 21:31
Finance minister Goodall Gondwe has challenged Malawians to grow legumes instead of tobacco in a bid to turn around the ailing economy.
Feb 19, 2016 NyasaTimes.Com (mw)
added Feb 19, 2016 17:37
New databases are enabling historians and descendants of slaves to piece together family trees and identify patterns in the lives of runaways...A portrait of Elisa Greenwell, a slave who escaped a Maryland tobacco plantation, was acquired by the National
Feb 18, 2016 New York Times
added Feb 18, 2016 22:17
Capilouto ordered that a controversial mural in Memorial Hall depicting black worker or slaves to be covered up. He also convened a task force to decide how to display the mural in the future. But now the students want to know how he is dealing with the
Feb 17, 2016 Lexington (KY) Herald-Leader
added Feb 18, 2016 10:57