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US wheat futures down

PAR Apr 22, 2017 0

US wheat futures closed down on a technical setback and ample global stocks, analysts said on Wednesday. CBOT May wheat settled down 3-1/2 cents at $4...

CBOT soyabean futures rise on bargain buying

PAR Apr 22, 2017 0

Chicago Board of Trade soyabean futures rose on Wednesday on bargain buying, including short-covering after some concerns arose about the Argentine cr...

Soyameal firms on European feeds market

PAR Apr 22, 2017 0

Soyameal on the European meals and feeds market was stable to slightly higher on Wednesday, taking a breather after dropping in the previous session i...

Soybean imports down six percent

PAR Apr 21, 2017 0

European Union soybean imports in the 2016/17 season had reached 10.6 million tonnes by April 18, down 6 percent from 11.3 million at the same stage l...

Agriculture department, PAD Boston sign MoU

PAR Apr 17, 2017 0

The Punjab Agriculture Department and Precision Agriculture for Development (PAD) Boston have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to provide we...

250 farmers engage in training workshops on soil fertility

PAR Apr 3, 2017 0

Around 250 farmers were engaged in four training workshops on soil fertility, sustainable rice production and water productivity. Three village traini...

USAID, Punjab govt inaugurate Punjab Agriculture Commission’s Secretariat

PAR Mar 31, 2017 0

USAID Pakistan Deputy Mission Director Julie Chen and Agriculture Minister Muhammad Naeem Akhtar Khan Bhabha inaugurated the Secretariat of Punjab Agr...

Sharp increase in vegetable, poultry prices witnessed

PAR Mar 27, 2017 0

An overall sudden increase in the prices of vegetables and poultry has been seen across the country while the authorities are keeping a mum and no ste...

Import of pulses up by 50 percent

PAR Mar 24, 2017 0

Pakistan reliance on import of pulses surged by 50 per cent to $599.285 million in July-February 2017, according to Pakistan Bureau of Statistics. Pul...

Prices of fruits, vegetables remain stable

PAR Mar 23, 2017 0

Prices of fruits and vegetables overall remained stable with minor fluctuation in some items here at Kohsar Market, Super Market and Jinnah Super Mark...

Farmers’ protest day today

PAR Mar 22, 2017 0

Different farmers' organisations have decided to observe March 22nd as 'Protest Day' which was designated in 1993 by the United Nations as 'World Wate...

Sugar turns bitter for Pakistanis as millers make illegal profits

PAR Mar 21, 2017 0

KARACHI: Pakistan's sugar millers are all set to earn around Rs 65 billion in the current season by selling sugar at exorbit...

Government urged to allow wheat export through sea route

PAR Mar 20, 2017 0

The Punjab Flour Mills Association (PFMA) leadership has urged the government to open wheat export through sea route for disposing of the surplus stoc...

NA panel asks government to cut mark-up on agriculture loans

PAR Mar 16, 2017 0

While deploring high mark-up on agriculture loans, National Assembly's Standing Committee on Finance, has approved a resolution unanimously requesting...

SSC considers 22 new seed varieties

PAR Mar 14, 2017 0

The Sindh Seed Council (SSC) will consider 22 new seed varieties of different crops, including 9 of cotton for general cultivation, to enhance per acr...