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How tobacco farms are going organic
Marketplace

How tobacco farms are going organic

The federal program designed to help tobacco farmers transition from the depression-era quota system to the free market has officially ended. The last of the tobacco buyout checks were distributed in October. North Carolina farmers and producers ... Marketplace, 1 month ago

Due share: PUT hails resolution calling for tobacco's crop status

Claims move will bring radica­l change in lives of poor farmer­s. Mehsud said that the federal government earns Rs40 billion from the tobacco crop every year but only Rs6 billion falls into the hands of poor farmers.
 The Express Tribune1 month ago
The Hindu

Agriculture Dept. to encourage tobacco farmers to switch crops

Comment · print · T T T+· T- The department is working towards bringing down production and consumption of tobacco, without causing loss to farmers. — PHOTO: M.A. SRIRAM TOPICS Take up remunerative crops such as maize, cotton, and ...
 The Hindu2 weeks ago

'Do not include farmers in Land Grabbers Bill'

Karnataka Growers Federation President B S Jayaram has urged the State government to pass an amendment to Karnataka Land Grabbers' (Prevention) Bill, to keep farmers and growers out of the ambit of the Bill. Addressing a press meet here on Friday, the ...
 Deccan Herald1 month ago Don't snuff us out, say Karnataka tobacco growers  Hindu Business Line2 months ago

Tobacco farmers meet Harsh Vardhan

Comment · print · T T T+· T- The Hindu Tobacco farmers from Mysore region meet Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan in Mysore on Friday. Mysore Lok Sabha MP Pratap Simha also seen. Photo: M.A. Sriram Tobacco farmers from Mysore region ...
 The Hindu2 months ago
TakePart

Tobacco Farmers Are Earning Their Daily Bread Growing Grain For Artisanal Bakers

It can be complicated to argue for the upside oftobacco, for obvious reasons: The infamous nightshade's main use leads to, among other things, death. But in North Carolina, certain tobacco farms are being associated with an entirely benign, even ...
 TakePart1 week ago

Virginia Tobacco Growers Weather Changes; Payments To Cease

Virginia tobacco farmers have lived through enormous marketing changes in the past 30 years, and more change is coming. About the only constant has been that tobacco is still an extremely valuable crop that's worth the time and effort to grow. As ...
 Citybizlist2 weeks ago

Sugar, tobacco stocks gain

Key benchmark indices regained some strength in early afternoon trade after paring gains from higher level to hit fresh intraday low in mid-morning trade. The barometer index, the S&P BSE Sensex, was currently below the psychological 27,000 mark, ...
 Business Standard India10 hours ago

'Historic' $20-Billion Tobacco Lawsuit Heads For Endgame

MONTREAL - A class-action lawsuit that targets three Canadian tobacco manufacturers for nearly $20 billion has ended after almost three years of testimony. Closing arguments wrapped up in Montreal on Thursday, with Quebec Superior Court Justice ...
 Huffington Post Canada6 days ago

New regs for Friday: Cybersecurity, oil spills, endangered fish

Friday's edition of the Federal Register contains new rules for cybersecurity on ships, oil companies that cause spills, an environmental farming program, and endangered fish. Here's what is happening: Oil spills: The Bureau of Ocean Energy ...
 The Hill1 week ago
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