Headlines Tagged with Agriculture — 11,771 headlines found
In a tobacco-producing district in Magelang, Central Java, smoking has become part of the rite of passage for boys. The long-ingrained tradition, coupled with regional revenue from the tobacco industry, has made regency officials hesitant to send a stro
Jul 26, 2018 Jakarta Post (id)
added Jul 26, 2018 13:38
About 15% of the land under tobacco cultivation in India has been shifted to other crops in the last three years under the government’s crop diversification programme (CDP). Tobacco is grown in an area of about 4.5 lakh hectares over 15 states and accordi
Jul 26, 2018 Times of India
added Jul 26, 2018 12:07
Wild tobacco is markedly different from its cultivated cousin...is being grown in field trials in northern Arizona and Utah. Researchers from the Max Planck Institute of Chemical Ecology are studying wild tobacco because it’s closely related to potatoes,
Jul 25, 2018 KNAU (NPR, Flagstaff, AZ)
added Jul 26, 2018 12:02
Zimbabwe has so far earned $216,8 million after exporting 51,3 million kilogrammes of tobacco to 52 countries, a setback of $72,8 million on export earnings realised during the same period last year.
Jul 26, 2018 Zimbabwe Herald (zw)
added Jul 26, 2018 04:29
Zimbabwe’s tobacco sales have reached a record high of 237.1 million kilos just as the selling season nears its end – figures that could help ease the country’s severe dollar shortage and a sign that controversial land reforms could be working.
Jul 23, 2018 Africa News (nl)
added Jul 25, 2018 00:55
Zimbabwe's farmers have sold more tobacco this year than ever before - fueling hopes that the sector could ease the country's severe shortage of U.S. dollars ahead of its first election in a post-Mugabe era next week. David Doyle reports.
Jul 23, 2018 Reuters
added Jul 23, 2018 23:42
Zimbabwe’s tobacco sales have reached a record high of 237.1 million kg with a week to go before the selling season ends, official data showed on Friday, raising hopes its second biggest export could help ease the country’s severe dollar shortage.
Jul 23, 2018 Reuters
added Jul 23, 2018 18:36
Tobacco is still North Carolina’s top cash crop — $724 million last year. Not for long, Crumley predicts. “Hemp will be bigger in North Carolina than tobacco is now,” he said. Averitt said tobacco is in decline and sweet potato prices have gone down. H
Jul 14, 2018 Fayetteville (NC) Observer
added Jul 23, 2018 04:38
Jul 20, 2018 TREND News Agency (az)
added Jul 20, 2018 20:27
Cooper mentioned specifically pork heading to Mexico and China and tobacco going to Turkey, China and the European Union. He says North Carolina exports of these products alone to the affected regions are $550 million annually.
Jul 19, 2018 AP - Associated Press
added Jul 20, 2018 14:05