Headlines Tagged with Agriculture — 11,704 headlines found
Facing fierce public criticism, the House of Representatives decided on Tuesday to drop articles endorsing kretek (clove cigarettes) in the current culture bill legislation. Antitobacco campaigners have lambasted new provisions in a culture bill recogni
Oct 15, 2015 Jakarta Post (id)
added Oct 15, 2015 09:50
The controversial articles acknowledging kretek (clove cigarettes) as Indonesia’s cultural heritage have been removed from a culture draft bill by the House of Representatives (DPR). According to a report by kompas.com, the decision was made at the Hous
Oct 15, 2015 Jakarta Post (id)
added Oct 15, 2015 09:45
The Tobacco Growers’ Association of North Carolina (TGANC) has said that it is alarming and un-American that for the first time in history the White House is actively working to discriminate against its own farmers in trade agreement negotiations.
Oct 14, 2015 Tobacco Reporter
added Oct 14, 2015 15:13
A new trade agreement could mean significant gains for North Carolina’s pork and poultry industries, but a fight over the rights of tobacco companies in foreign markets could thwart the entire effort. Twelve nations — the United States, Australia, Brunei
Oct 13, 2015 Kinston (NC) Free Press
added Oct 13, 2015 10:16
this boils down to curbing tobacco’s ability to mitigate antismoking efforts, which suppress tobacco sales. That ripples back to the farmers and fields in North Carolina and Virginia and Kentucky, home to Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell. Tillis, e
Oct 11, 2015 Raleigh (NC) News & Observer
added Oct 11, 2015 08:40
The East Java provincial administration has expressed its opposition to the central government’s plan to increase the country’s revenue target from tobacco excise next year. The administration argued that the plan would produce massive lay-offs in the co
Oct 10, 2015 Jakarta Post (id)
added Oct 10, 2015 13:21
Cigar aficionados from across the country gravitated to Robert Gray’s operation in southern Christian County by the hundred Saturday for the Kentucky Barn Smoker, an event that promised an intimate experience with Kentucky’s dark fired tobacco crop.
Oct 8, 2015 Kentucky New Era
added Oct 10, 2015 12:13
we're starting to lose people that we had ... For instance, tobacco has not been taken care of in this. And tobacco state senate - as much as I hate tobacco, we needed to have it in there. SIEGEL: You need some tobacco state senators.
Oct 8, 2015 Public Radio East
added Oct 9, 2015 12:46
22nd Century Announces Hiring of Key Executive; Dr. Paul J. Rushton Will Spearhead Growth and Commercialization of 22nd Century’s Plant Biotechnology Portfolio
“Hiring a scientist of Paul Rushton’s caliber – especially given his extensive work in tobacco plant biotechnology – is like finding the proverbial needle in a haystack. He will be invaluable to 22nd Century” Dr. Rushton has published over fifty scienti
Oct 8, 2015 Business Wire
added Oct 8, 2015 10:36
Agriculture officials say that poultry and hog operations appeared to have come through the storm all right. But when the rains came, workers were just getting into the fields to harvest such things as peanuts, sweet potatoes and tobacco.
Oct 7, 2015 AP - Associated Press
added Oct 8, 2015 09:35