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- Grassroots effort pushing buyout. Yancy Jr., Cecill N. // Southeast Farm Press;8/18/2004, Vol. 31 Issue 20, p12
This article focuses on a united effort of tobacco growers to push buyout bills in the U.S. The grassroots effort, aided by election year politics, seems to have paid off, as a tobacco buyout bill is in conference committee after the U.S. Senate passed a bill in mid-July. Some farmers got out...
- Compassion drives fight by grower. Yancy Jr., Cecll N. // Southeast Farm Press;8/18/2004, Vol. 31 Issue 20, p12
This article focuses on the issue of compassion of tobacco growers reeling around the passage of tobacco buyout bill in the United States. What motivates Keith Parrish, a tobacco grower in the United States, to leave his farm and his wife and travel to Washington D.C., can be summed up in one...
- Quotas' death leads to no dearth of leaf. Martin, Edward // Business North Carolina;Dec2004, Vol. 24 Issue 12, p14
Reports on the effect of a bill which states that the government will pay tobacco growers to forgo guaranteed prices and quotas in the commodity on farmers in Tar Heel, North Carolina. Views of Lary Wooten, president of the North Carolina Farm Bureau Federation, on the buyout; Decrease in...
- Tobacco buyout legislation still has hurdles to clear. Yancy, Cecil // Southeast Farm Press;8/18/2004, Vol. 31 Issue 20, p4
This article comments on tobacco buyout legislation in the U.S. The tobacco buyout is in the forefront for farmers in the Southeastern States. Far from a done deal, the tobacco buyout is, however, the closest that it's been to reality. As the U.S. Congress recessed for the August break, the...
- The tobacco program: An econometric analysis of its benefits to farmers. Watkins III, B. Gordon // American Economist;Spring90, Vol. 34 Issue 1, p45
Presents an econometric analysis of the benefits of the tobacco program in the United States under the 1938 Agricultural Adjustment Act. Quota limit on tobacco that each farmer can grow; Creation of price floor for tobacco; Increase in price of tobacco to raise the welfare of farmers.
- Why tobacco farmers would rather fight than switch. // Farmer Cooperatives;Jan1995, Vol. 61 Issue 10, p10
Discusses the reasons behind tobacco farmers' preference for growing tobacco over other crops in the United States inspite of declining demand for the product. Comparison of profits from different crops; Competition with Brazil; Mixing of crops for maximum advantage.
- Tobacco growers harmed by cigarette companies. // Nation's Health;Feb2000, Vol. 30 Issue 1, p5
Highlights the report `False Friends: The US Cigarette Companies' Betrayal of American Tobacco Farmers,' asserting that cost-cutting by cigarette companies in the United States (US) are responsible for the economic woes of tobacco farmers. Move of cigarette companies in reducing their purchase...
- Senate May Continue Debate on Corporate Tax Bill Today. Barnett, Susanna Duff // Bond Buyer;4/8/2004, Vol. 348 Issue 31859, p5
Reports on the U.S. Senate debate over the corporate tax bill that contains municipal bond provisions. Aim of the bill to end the tariffs imposed by the European Union on some U.S. products; Municipal bond and municipal-related items proposed by Republican senators to the corporate tax bill.
- Senate Set To OK $170B Tax Measure. Ferris, Craig T. // Bond Buyer;5/12/2004, Vol. 348 Issue 31882, p1
Reports on the corporate tax bill that contains moderate-sized municipal bond provisions in the U.S. Controversy on the Democratic-sponsored proposal to extend expired unemployment benefits for 13 more weeks; Defeat of the jobless benefits extension when the Senate failed by one vote to approve...