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Revolutionary Technology Can Convert Deserts Into Fertile Agricultural Land

PAR Sep 19, 2017 0

The United Nations Convention aims to put a stop to the growing desertification across the world. In its road map to combat desertification, it has ma...

Growers asked to dry up fields as deluge poses threat

PAR Sep 12, 2017 0

Stagnant rainwater is feared to damage the standing crops especially cotton, the Met Office on Monday warned the farmers. It asked the growers to dry...

Rice Traders Who Failed to Meet Export Quota Get 6 Month Extension

PAR Sep 11, 2017 0

According to the circular, SBP provided up to 6 months relaxation to rice exporters under some terms and conditions. Relaxations of performance criter...

We have to feed more mouths, and feed them right

par Sep 5, 2017 0

AN increase in population, urbanisation, changes in income levels and lifestyle, and growing industrial requirements of agricultural raw materials cal...

NBP committed to empower agriculture sector

par Aug 30, 2017 0

Punjab Finance Minister Dr Aisha Ghaus Pasha and Punjab Agriculture Minister Muhammad Naeem Akhtar Khan Bhabha held a meeting with the National Bank o...

Here’s How A One Window Solution Could Transform Pakistan’s Agriculture

par Aug 30, 2017 0

A single window can connect small holder farmers to obtain services at the click of a button – a concept, envisaged by numerous industry players, but...

SBP Targets 4.27 Million Farmers with its Agri Credit Outreach Program

par Aug 28, 2017 0

The State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) has enhanced the credit outreach target to farmers by one million to 4.27 million in the current financial year 2017-...

Need Stressed To Adopt Modern Trend In Agriculture Sector

par Aug 24, 2017 0

Adoption of modern trend in the agriculture is vital not only to increase per acre productivity but also to alleviate the poverty from the country. A...

30,000 Solar Systems Installed for Tube Wells & Drip Irrigation

par Aug 23, 2017 0

The Government of Pakistan has installed thirty-thousand solar systems for tube wells and drip irrigation across Pakistan in a bid to enhance the effi...

Agriculture dept launches awareness campaign to eradicate fruit fly

par Aug 22, 2017 0

FAISALABAD: The agriculture department has launched a week-long awareness campaign for the eradication of fruit fly. In this regard, a seminar was he...

Clash averted between tobacco growers, police

par Aug 22, 2017 0

A serious clash between tobacco growers and police was averted when the protesting farmers were on way to block Islamabad-Peshawar Motorway at Swabi i...

Officials From Agricultural Department Get 327 Smartphones

par Aug 21, 2017 0

In Multan, smartphones have been distributed to at least 327 officials from the agricultural department. According to the press release issued by the...

Agriculture uplift stands at the heart of development: CM

par Aug 21, 2017 0

LAHORE: Punjab Chief Minister Shehbaz Sharif has said that agriculture is the backbone of the national economy. Talking to a delegation of the Pakist...

PARC trains 100,000 farmers in last 4 years

par Aug 15, 2017 0

The Pakistan Agriculture Research Council (PARC) has trained about 100,000 farmers of rice, wheat, maize and sugarcane crops across the country during...

Food Security Policy: PARC finalises draft for cabinet review

par Aug 9, 2017 0

ISLAMABAD: The Pakistan Agriculture Research Council (Parc) has developed first draft of the food security policy in consultation with provincial part...