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Pakistan suffers annual crop losses of up to Rs55 billion

par Jul 21, 2017 0

LAHORE: Extensive salinity in the soil has left a third of cultivable agricultural land unproductive in Pakistan, causing crop losses of up to Rs55 bi...

Pakistan needs latest farm-tech to achieve food security

par Jul 21, 2017 0

LAHORE: The government sho­uld encourage and facilitate the farming community to adopt modern technologies to avoid post-harvest losses and increase a...

SBP to focus on agriculture financing, SMEs

par Jul 20, 2017 0

KARACHI: State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) Governor Tariq Bajwa has said agriculture financing and facilitating small and medium enterprises (SMEs) will be...

cotton crop disease controll measures might be taken by the growers of Sindh and Punjab.

PAR Jul 14, 2017 0

This document covers the post analysis outcome (including the data tables, figures/maps and a comprehensive discussion portion) based on all the impor...

Ministry opposes deregulation of sugarcane price

PAR Jun 5, 2017 0

The Ministry of Industries and Production has reportedly opposed deregulation of sugarcane price as the three provinces are against any such move, wel...

EU wheat rises to one week high

PAR May 30, 2017 0

European wheat futures rose on Friday as the euro eased away from a six-month high against the dollar and Chicago prices rallied before a three-day ho...

Palm oil mostly fall on European vegoils market

PAR May 30, 2017 0

Palm oil on the European vegetable oils market was offered mostly lower on Friday, tracking weakness in Malaysian palm oil because of a stronger ringg...

Growers asked to sow peanut crop

PAR May 25, 2017 0

The Met Office has asked the growers to sow peanut crop if suitable level of moisture is available in soil. It said that farmers of Southern Punjab an...

Finance Minister holds meetings with Poultry Association, Kisan Ittehad

PAR May 24, 2017 0

Finance Minister Senator Mohammad Ishaq Dar held separate meetings with delegations of Pakistan Poultry Association and Pakistan Kisan Ittehad here on...

European wheat prices lower on strong euro

PAR May 23, 2017 0

European wheat prices were slightly lower on Friday as a rise in the euro to a six-month high against the dollar further dented export prospects. Dece...

EU rapeseed crop looking good despite drought

PAR May 22, 2017 0

Rapeseed crops in the European Union's largest producers are in reasonable condition despite the double blows of drought and late spring frosts, exper...

Rice prices hit multi-month high in Thailand and Vietnam

PAR May 22, 2017 0

Rice prices hit multi-month peak in Thailand and Vietnam this week on export prospects, while high rates in India kept buyers at bay, traders said on...

Rotterdam vegetable oil prices

PAR May 18, 2017 0

The following were Wednesday's Rotterdam vegetable oil prices at 1600 GMT: SOYOIL EU degummed: euro tonne fob exmill May 2017 760.00 +5.00 June 2017...

CBOT corn futures slightly higher

PAR May 18, 2017 0

Chicago Board of Trade corn futures closed steady to slightly higher on Tuesday, with traders noting end-of-session short-covering. Corn prices had tr...

European wheat futures fall on strong euro

PAR May 18, 2017 0

European wheat futures in Paris fell on Tuesday to approach contract lows, hit by an export-punishing surge in the euro's value and fall in US prices....