NTA agrees to tobacco industry roadmap

AN industry roadmap is very important in assessing the performance, opportunities, and challenges as well as in outlining goals and strategies needed for the tobacco industry. [full story]


Tobacco floor prices up

NTA has approved new floor prices for tobacco for the next two trading years, 2018 and 2019.

The new prices for the three tobacco types—Virginia, Burley, and Native—were approved during the continuation of the Tobacco Tripartite Consultative Conference... [full story]


Tobacco growers in 4 more provinces get curing barn assistance

A total of 954 tobacco growers in Pangasinan, Abra, Cagayan, and Isabela received curing barn assistance from NTA. The ceremonial release, spearheaded by the provincial branch offices, was held in different venues in separate schedules in September. [full story]


NTA, Occ. Mindoro officials pledge support to displaced farmers

NTA, the provincial government of Occidental Mindoro, and the municipality of San Jose organized a dialogue with the local tobacco farmers who are displaced, following the closure of operations of the lone tobacco leaf buyer in the province. [full story]


Livelihood training course ready for tobacco farmers, dependents

NTA will start giving training courses for tobacco farmers and their dependents through the agency's Livelihood Assistance Program in November. [full story]


ISPSC tapped anew for customer satisfaction survey

NTA held a coordination meeting with officials from the Ilocos Sur Polytechnic State College (ISPSC) for the conduct of the 2017 Customer Satis-faction Survey, at the ISPSC campus in Sta. Maria, Ilocos Sur last September 27. [full story]


Tobacco leaf extracts emulsion test in Balaoan

RESEARCH specialists from the Product Development Division of the Industrial Research Department (PDD-IRD) monitored the field testing of Tobacco Leaf Extract Emulsion (TLEE) ... [full story]

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