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Wheat sowing advisory issued to avoid yield loss

PAR Nov 4, 2016 0

The Met Office has asked the farmers of rains dependent areas to sow wheat till November 15 to avoid a yield loss. It warned that cultivation latter t...

Freezing the wheat support price

PAR Oct 31, 2016 0

With agriculture under distress for some time now, policymakers seem to be reviewing their policies to shore up a sector that is the backbone to the c...

Wheat Cultivation to Start from November 1st

PAR Oct 31, 2016 0

The agriculture department has completed arrangements to kick off wheat cultivation campaign in the province from November 1 (Tuesday). A spokesman f...

Govt aims to produce 26.01m tons wheat

PAR Oct 26, 2016 0

The government has set a target to produce 26.01 million ton of wheat during the current Rabi season (2016-17) to fulfill the domestic requirements of...

Stakeholders want FCA to declare wheat sowing cut-off date

PAR Oct 22, 2016 0

Perturbed over the continuous decline in the production of oilseeds for the last four to five years and increase in import bill of edible oil, the sta...

Farmers Urged to Start Wheat Cultivation

PAR Oct 19, 2016 0

The agriculture scientists have advised the farmers to start wheat cultivation in arid areas immediately to get better production. A spokesman of Agr...

Growers asked to get wheat seeds

PAR Oct 15, 2016 0

The Punjab agriculture department has advised the growers of Barani (rain fed) areas to get their wheat seeds, retained by them from last crop, cleane...

Millers raise flour rate by Rs20 per 20kg bag

PAR Sep 7, 2016 0

The Pakistan Flour Mills Association (PFMA) has announced to increase flour price by Rs20 per 20kg bag to Rs740 from Rs710. The rate of high quality...

FPMA Punjab increases flour price

PAR Sep 7, 2016 0

Pakistan Flour Mills Association (PFMA-Punjab) has increased the 20 kilograms flour bag price by Rs 20 after which it will be available at Rs 720 per...

Import of wheat ECC decides to increase RD to 60 percent

PAR Aug 30, 2016 0

The Economic Coordination Committee of the Cabinet (ECC) has decided to increase the regulatory duty on the import of wheat from 40 percent to 60 perc...

Wheat import Food ministry waits for input on duty increase proposal

PAR Aug 24, 2016 0

The Ministry of Commerce and Ministry of Finance have yet to give their response to the proposal of enhancing the regulatory duty on wheat import from...

No shortage of wheat, flour in Sindh: food minister

PAR Aug 4, 2016 0

Sindh Minister for Food and Parliamentary Affairs Nisar Ahmed Khuhro made it clear that there was no shortage of wheat or flour in Sindh province and...

Export of 0.9 million tons of wheat: government to extend Rs 11.3 billion rebate

PAR Aug 1, 2016 0

The government will extend export rebate of Rs 11.3 billion to the private sector on export of 0.9 million tons of wheat in the regional and internati...

Export of wheat flour suffers as Afghan government imposes extra duty

PAR Jul 20, 2016 0

The export of wheat flour from Pakistan to Afghanistan has suffered as Afghan authorities reportedly increased custom duty on the commodity. Exporters...

Wheat procurement target missed

PAR Jun 29, 2016 0

The government has missed wheat procurement target of 7.05 million tons for 2016-17 as Pakistan Agriculture Storage & Service Cooperation (PASSCO)...