Headlines Tagged with Agriculture — 11,663 headlines found
tobacco not only earns forex but contributes the most to Pakistan’s excise tax base. Unfortunately, there are two main problems that have capped the growth of this industry – illegal cigarettes and lack of agricultural credit.
Nov 24, 2015 Business Recorder (pk)
added Nov 24, 2015 04:02
In its latest bulletin, the Tobacco Industry and Marketing Board (TIMB) said a total of 69 092 farmers have so far registered for the 2015/16 season compared to 86 992 who had registered by the same time last year.
Nov 24, 2015 Newsdzezimbabwe
added Nov 24, 2015 03:37
Accusing the anti-tobacco health activists of working with a hidden agenda of benefiting foreign tobacco growers and business syndicates, the FAIFA representatives said it was helping foreign companies dump illicit cigarettes into the domestic market, af
Nov 20, 2015 The Economic Times (India)
added Nov 24, 2015 00:09
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
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
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
According to a lawsuit filed by migrant workers, McKenzie Farms in Scott County illegally charged them thousands of dollars for their H-2A visas, housing and transportation; underpaid them by thousands more; provided shabby living quarters; and falsified
Aug 7, 2015 Lexington (KY) Herald-Leader
added Nov 17, 2015 17:10
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