TITLE

Buyout: Agony, no ecstasy for tobacco

AUTHOR(S)
Schipper, Lori L.
PUB. DATE
March 2004
SOURCE
Southeast Farm Press;3/3/2004, Vol. 31 Issue 7, p23
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on a debate on the issues related to the tobacco buyout. Tobacco buyout as the topic of discussion at 41st Tobacco Workers Conference in Nashville; Views of the Senior Economist with United States Department of Agriculture, Tom Capehart on an enhanced interest in the buyout; Lower quotas and health group support for the buyout in combination with FDA; Discussion of two major buyout goals by Tom Capehart; Restoration of competitiveness of the U.S. tobacco in the world market; Need for agility to react quickly to the changing market conditions in the growers.
ACCESSION #
12479929

 

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