All tobacco growers are reminded that the Plant Pests and Diseases Act [Chapter 19:08] requires that all tobacco stalks be destroyed by 15th May of every year.

Destruction of stalks helps to reduce carryover of diseases and pests. This is most effective when tobacco stalks are destroyed immediately after the final harvest.

Tobacco growers who fail to destroy tobacco stalks should be reported to Department of Research and Specialist Services (Plant Quarantine Services Institute), AGRITEX, Tobacco…

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The TIMB Board advises all stakeholders that the 2014 auction flue-cured (Virginia) tobacco marketing season will close on Friday 27th June 2014 with final deliveries being accepted on Thursday 26th June 2014.

All growers who sell on auction floors are therefore advised to complete their grading and baling operations by Wednesday 25th June 2014 at the very latest.

The flue-cured auction tobacco clean up sale for the 2013 marketing season will be held on Tuesday, 15th July 2014. Depending on…

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Tobacco farmers from Zimbabwe, Malawi, Zambia, Kenya and South Africa met in Harare, Zimbabwe, over the past three days at the annual Africa Regionalmeetingto discuss issues including matters of reforestation.

Representatives of tobacco growers from Zimbabwe, Malawi, Zambia, Kenya and South Africa together with representatives of the International Tobacco Growers’ Association (ITGA) expressed support for initiatives such as the Sustainable Afforestation Association (SAA).

SAA Chief Executive Officer Maggie Okore addressed the regional members and said that…

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Tobacco farmers from Zimbabwe, Malawi, Zambia, Kenya and South Africa met in Harare, Zimbabwe, over the past three days to discuss issues that will have a major impact on their livelihoods.

Representatives of tobacco growers from Zimbabwe, Malawi, Zambia, Kenya and South Africa together with representatives of the International Tobacco Growers’ Association (ITGA) have called on all governments, particularly those from the tobacco-growing regions, to include them in discussions of policies that will have a direct…

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All stakeholders are advised that the 2014 AUCTION TOBACCO MARKETING SEASON opens on WEDNESDAY 19th FEBRUARY 2014... Read more

TOBACCO INDUSTRY AND MARKETING BOARD

OPENING OF THE 2014 TOBACCO MARKETING SEASON

  • All stakeholders are advised that the 2014 AUCTION TOBACCO MARKETING SEASON opens on WEDNESDAY 19th FEBRUARY 2014.
  • CONTRACT TOBACCO SALES will open on THURSDAY 20th FEBRUARY 2014.
  • The following three auction floors will operate :
  1. Tobacco Sales Floor Limited (TSF), Gleneagles Road, Willowvale,  Harare
  2. Boka…

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