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Isha Foundation Jan 15
The greatest achievement in this country has been that of our farmers, who have managed to feed 1.25 billion people. It's on us now to help them improve their livelihood, the soil quality, and our food security.
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CapricornFM News Jan 20
A Commercial Farmer from Loskop Valley in Groblersdal Neil Kok says their contract with British American Tobacco has been cut by 10 percent due illicit tobacco trading.
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CapricornFM News Jan 20
He says the farming community is putting their hopes on the new ANC President Cyril Ramaphosa to speed up interventions and bring solutions to the farming businesses.
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CapricornFM News Jan 20
He says Illicit trading has affected his farming business, he must cut his hectares and retrench people. Kok says he has 200 people employed in his farm with 600 dependents which will be affected by job cuts if there is no intervention from government.
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CapricornFM News Jan 19
Van der Merwe says government needs to protect this industry because the raw product is not leaving this country it is processed and manufactured here, and that the industry is under threat from regulations and illicit trading.
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CapricornFM News Jan 19
Chairman Francios Van der Merwe says the industry has 8000 to 10000 jobs on farms and almost 30 thousand dependents in deep rural areas and through an extended value chain more than 100 thousand jobs.
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CapricornFM News Jan 19
The Tobacco Institute of Southern Africa says the tobacco industry is very important to the country as it is contributing to the economic activities, job creation and committed to the future of this country.
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Starina Jan 19
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CapricornFM News Jan 19
the day is finally over as farmers indulge in refreshments. Networking has started for all emerging farmers
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CapricornFM News Jan 19
The farmers are optimistic that government will intervene to curb illicit tobacco trading. All 5 farms visited had different challenges but farmers are saying there is hope.
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CapricornFM News Jan 19
all emerging farmers are taught how to use the curing machines . The importance of monitoring of the tobacco in the container to be ready for the market
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CapricornFM News Jan 19
The tobacco plant is placed into curing containers with a maximum of 70 degrees Celsius for a period of 7 days before it is regarded marketable. The farmers will monitor curing 24 hours a day
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CapricornFM News Jan 19
The tobacco plants are ready to be picked out for flue curing to make cigarettes
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CapricornFM News Jan 19
farmers at the nyawa Broedery looking at the different cultivars checking their resistance for pests and diseases. They are being monitored daily
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CapricornFM News Jan 19
The industry is facing challenges and jobs are at risk. Farmers say they need government intervention
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CapricornFM News Jan 19
farmers from across the province of Limpopo gathered in Groblesdal to highlight illicit trade of tobacco
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Vinay Modi Jan 15
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nagulansaravanan Jan 15
முல்லைப் பெரியாறு அணையை கட்டிய பென்னி குவிக்கின் 177-வது பிறந்தநாள் விழா... via
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nagulansaravanan Jan 15
Cock fights at krishna District | A report via
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