Headlines Tagged with Agriculture — 11,737 headlines found
Tobacco: U.S. tobacco exports to Japan totaled more than $260 million in 2014. Under the TPP agreement, Japan will eliminate all tariffs on tobacco, currently as high as 30 percent, in 11 years.
Nov 19, 2015 US Department of Agriculture (USDA)
added Nov 21, 2015 16:14
In 1895, The State referred to tobacco as “the pearl of the Pee Dee,” a reference depictive of the region’s tobacco crop’s economic contributions to the state. In fact, the Pee Dee region planted 95 percent of the state’s tobacco crop acreage in 1900, a
Nov 17, 2015 Columbia (SC) State
added Nov 18, 2015 00:17
authors in the Congressional Budget Office, RAND Corporation, Center for Primary Care – Stanford U., and U. of Wisconsin...conclusions come from the [NBER]...claims that workplace smoking bans "…on heart attack admissions is close to zero…"
Nov 16, 2015 Farm Futures
added Nov 17, 2015 23:32
I savored the creamy aroma of my cigar, or puros, marveling at the perfection of the moment: the city lights and the rumba music wafting up from the streets. Even the non-cigar smoker must concede that a kind of Habanos romance swirls across this island.
Nov 15, 2015 New York Times
added Nov 20, 2015 16:05
This comes after Boka Tobacco Floors CEO Rudo Boka recently told a tobacco growers’ field day in Rushinga the country’s tobacco yields were improving as more farmers gained experience and got access to technical and financial assistance.
Nov 13, 2015 Zimbabwe Independent (zw)
added Nov 16, 2015 22:27
that this country has emerged as the biggest producer of tobacco in Africa and is rated fifth in the world is no mean feat, but rather an achievement that sends a clear message that this economy is on the right track and is not a write off as brandished i
Nov 11, 2015 Zimbabwe Daily
added Nov 11, 2015 21:18
A Georgia district court has approved a roughly $485,000 settlement between several affiliated crop companies and a group of domestic and H-2A visa agricultural guest workers who said they weren’t paid properly, ruling that the deal was fair and reasonabl
Nov 9, 2015 Law360
added Nov 10, 2015 16:40
So says Peter Benson...“The American Chamber of Commerce has been advocating on behalf of tobacco companies for the TPP because the TPP would lower tariffs and lower taxes on American-made cigarettes,” Benson said. “So tobacco companies really stand to g
Nov 8, 2015 Global Trade Magazine
added Nov 8, 2015 21:23
In order to ensure that each Party has the ability to regulate manufactured tobacco products and protect public health, TPP, for the first time in any trade agreement, builds on structures established in the agreement to give each Party the right to decid
Nov 5, 2015 Medium
added Feb 4, 2016 17:54
discovered a gene in an ancient Australian native tobacco plant that they say is the key to growing crops in space. The plant, Nicotiana benthamiana, has long been used in labs around the world to test viruses and vaccines due to the fact it has no immune
Nov 5, 2015 Gizmag (blog)
added Nov 7, 2015 02:31