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[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

[Asia-pacific, Australia, Kentucky, North Carolina] BRINKLEY: Mitch McConnell Fights For Tobacco Interests In Trans-Pacific Trade Deal

both its Republican senators, Thom Tillis and Richard Burr, oppose any language in the TPP that would set tobacco apart from other agricultural commodities – even though it’s the only one that kills people.
added Sep 9, 2015 10:53

[North Carolina] Women in Ag: Tobacco Season in Pictures - 1 of 26

We have three greenhouses where we raise plants that will be transplanted to the field on our North Carolina tobacco farm. We lay plastic across the dirt floor because tobacco plants are grown in trays floating in water.
@griculture Online
added Sep 8, 2015 11:13

[New York] Justin Liberman’s Tobacco Burn Is Doing the Film Festival Circuit

Tobacco Burn picked up a Best Short Film award at the Kingston (New York) Film Festival...this 17-minute-long narrative film is based on an oral history from the Works Progress Administration’s collection of slave narratives. and The Paper (Cold Spring, NY)
added Sep 6, 2015 19:43

[Africa, Zimbabwe] ARCHIVE: Tobacco industry destroys bio-diversity

Kanyekanye, said that all local commercial timber producers combined could not meet the fuel demands even if they were to supply all they produced – 600 000 m3 annually. He said with the tobacco industry now depleting Zimbabwe’s natural forests they were
The Zimbabwean (uk)
added Aug 16, 2016 15:49

Profit Margins Increase for Tobacco Producers

After 10 years of annual $1 billion payments to tobacco farmers, tobacco producers feel a great weight being lifted from their shoulders. Profit margins are on the rise for the producers of tobacco products one year after the expiration of a 10 year feder
Convenience Store Decisions
added Sep 13, 2015 15:19

[Kentucky, North Carolina] Thousands of farmers stopped growing tobacco after deregulation payouts

the remaining growers are dealing with the recent loss of a decade-long cash infusion ordered by the U.S. government — but those who remain are better positioned to grapple with foreign competition than they were 10 years ago, industry analysts say.
USA Today
added Sep 3, 2015 12:03

[Tanzania] Zimbabwe tobacco team on study tour

A six-men team, from the Zimbabwe Tobacco Industry and Marketing Board (TIMB) have visited all the tobacco traders currently operating in the country - the Tanzania Leaf Tobacco Company Limited (TLTC), the Tanzania Tobacco Processors Limited (TTPL) in Mo
TSN Daily News (tz)
added Aug 31, 2015 20:47

[North Carolina] Tobacco Farm Life Museum looks to attract bigger groups

The museum also wants to promote its grounds as rental space for events, such as weddings, family reunions and birthday parties. Founded in 1983, the mission of the Tobacco Farm Life Museum is to preserve and present North Carolina’s heritage of rural a
Raleigh (NC) News & Observer
added Aug 31, 2015 12:08

[Virginia] Global tobacco reps learn about quality U.S. leaf

Visitors from almost a dozen countries recently learned about tobacco grown in what several people referred to as “the greatest tobacco region in the world.” Representatives from Brazil, Bulgaria, China, Greece, Jordan, the Netherlands, the Philippines
Augusta Free Press (Waynesboro, VA)
added Aug 31, 2015 11:06
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