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Japan Tobacco Inc. announced that the leaf tobacco deliberative council released its annual determinations for domestic leaf tobacco cultivation area and grower prices for 2019. Read more

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Hurricane Florence and US-China trade tensions are causing North Carolina farmers to worry. Read more

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The Tobacco Industry and Marketing Board is encouraging tobacco farmers to diversify into other high-value export crops such as chia, an oilseed, to boost their income. Read more

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The Indonesia Tobacco Farmers Association commemorated World Tobacco Growers Day this year by helping out local farmers in East Lombok to rehabilitate their production facilities. Read more

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The Ministry of Commerce said Cambodia’s 2017 dry tobacco leaf exports to Vietnam reached more than 1,000 tons valued at more than US$2 million. This is a 24% increase from 2016. Read more

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Japan Tobacco International (JTI) Leaf Zambia Limited says over 4,000 Zambian farmers have been encouraged to grow tobacco this year in the Western Province due to the prevailing high price on the global market. Read more

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This was the first successful strike by a task force bringing together agencies including the Australian Tax Office and Australian Border Force. Read more

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Zimbabwe’s tobacco sales reached a record high signaling that controversial land reforms could be working and raising hopes that it could help ease the country’s severe dollar shortage. Read more

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Rain in eastern North Carolina has hit the state’s tobacco farmers particularly hard. Read more

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Over the past three years, land under tobacco cultivation in India has been shifted to other crops under the government’s crop diversification program. Read more

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They say the purchase would have no impact as their tobacco has already lost value after JTI Malawi stopped buying tobacco in July. Read more

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Strong rains in northwest Azerbaijan have not caused any serious damage to tobacco plantations. Read more

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Farmers have sold 167.14 million kg of tobacco by Day 49 of the selling season, 20% shy of a current season target of 200 million kg. Read more

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An increase in farmers who have embraced cash crop farming over the years may be the reason. Read more

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Tobacco producers are striving to make up for the damage caused by heavy rains and floods as a consequence of tropical storm Alberto. Read more

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The National Tobacco Administration says the Philippines’ tobacco output could decrease because of the declining number of tobacco areas and farmers nationwide. Read more

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The National Tobacco Administration now seeks to set aside the bulk of the country’s tobacco production for exports, after a smoking ban and imposed tax hike drove down domestic demand. Read more

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The team at biotech company CollPlant has been able to engineer tobacco plants to produce collagen for a variety of uses. Read more

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