Author: PAR

Cotton prices slip on moderate trade

PAR Aug 13, 2018 0

Slight decline was seen on the cotton market on Saturday in the process of moderate trade activity, dealers said. The official spot rate dropped by Rs...

SBP raises target for agri credit by 25pc

PAR Aug 13, 2018 0

KARACHI: The State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) has increased agriculture credit target by 25 per cent to Rs1.25trillion for the financial year FY19. The A...

Dealing with our economic emergency

PAR Aug 10, 2018 0

Pakistan is facing the worst economic crisis of its history. The balance of payment has soured to such a level that the trade account deficit has wide...

Indonesia willing to assist Pakistan in palm oil production

PAR Aug 10, 2018 0

Indonesia is willing to set up joint ventures in the production and processing of palm oil, along with manufacturing of high-value products from palm...

Faulty fencing ties down border farmers

PAR Aug 10, 2018 0

Wrongly placed barbed wire fencing has made life difficult for farmers of Rania and Kakkar villages, besides creating security gaps along the Indo-Pak...

Research completed at Agriculture University

PAR Aug 10, 2018 0

PESHAWAR: Saira Azeem, assistant professor at the Government Shaheed Alamzeb Commerce College, has successfully completed her research on the ‘Effects...

Cotton: A sector under stress

PAR Aug 10, 2018 0

WASHINGTON - Earlier this month, a seemingly ordinary press release from the International Cotton Advisory Committee caught the eagle eye of Ecotextil...

Pakistan cultivated hybrid rice over 800,000 hectares of land across the country

PAR Aug 10, 2018 0

Pakistan is focusing more on agriculture to fetch foreign exchanges via exports and rice is one of the popular options to do that, the hybrid rice cul...

Slow business seen on cotton market

PAR Aug 9, 2018 0

Official spot rate continued to decline on the cotton market on Wednesday in the process of slow business, dealers said. The official spot rate shed f...

Current Spell Of Monsoon Rains Beneficial For Paddy, Sugarcane, Maize Crops

PAR Aug 9, 2018 0

Current spell of monsoon rains would bring about positive impact on all seasonal crops including oil seeds, cultivated over thousands of hectares acro...

Paksitan spent $124.412m on import of agriculture machinery in FY 2017-18

PAR Aug 8, 2018 0

The import of agriculture machinery during the financial year 2017-18, witnessed about 4.77 per cent growth as the country spent $124.412 million of t...

Cotton cultivated over 2.69 mn hectares in Pakistan

PAR Aug 8, 2018 0

crop has been cultivated over 2.69 million hectares across Pakistan during the current sowing season—a 1 per cent rise over the last season—to produce...

Pakistan. Rice crop in danger due to water shortage

PAR Aug 8, 2018 0

Severe water shortage for rice crop in upper Sindh has been troubling farmers as it has delayed the sowing of the crop. Farmers are not even certain w...

Kirk seeking ways to grow better cotton

PAR Aug 8, 2018 0

Most cotton seeds found in individual seed lots are created equally, but not every seed has an opportunity to reach its full potential. A Clemson ag...

Russia resumes wheat supplies to Brazil

PAR Aug 8, 2018 0

According to the outlook of the Russian Ministry of Agriculture, grain export in 2018-2019 agricultural year is expected at the level of 44-45 mln...