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FPCCI FOR SETTING OF AGRICULTURE DESK TO INCREASE PRODUCTIVITY

PAR Jul 19, 2016 0

Federation of Pakistan Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FPCCI) Regional Standing Committee Tuesday called for setting up an agriculture desk for for...

Agriculture mechanization programme to be launched in Punjab

PAR Jul 18, 2016 0

Punjab government has mapped out a plan for the promotion of agriculture mechanization programme for enhancing productivity, profitability and to trac...

Paddy to be sown over 3.25 lakh of acres in Sialkot

PAR Jul 18, 2016 0

Over 3.25 lakh acres of land would be brought under paddy crop during Kharif season in Sialkot district.That farmers in various parts four tehsils of...

PSC approves 24 varieties of crops

PAR Jul 18, 2016 0

The Punjab Seed Council has approved 24 new varieties of different crops including seven varieties of wheat, one non-BT cotton, three paddy, two varie...

Commodity operations: outstanding loans surge to Rs 464.2 billion

PAR Jul 15, 2016 0

Despite higher net retirements, the outstanding loans of commodity operations surged to Rs 464.2 billion by end-Mar 2016. According to State Bank of P...

Government urged to review agriculture sector-related policies

PAR Jul 15, 2016 0

Food security could become one of the biggest challenges in near future therefore the government should review the agriculture sector related policies...

Sharp increase in prices of food items ahead of Eid

PAR Jul 4, 2016 0

A sharp increase in prices of most of essential food commodities, including pulses, vegetables, meat, sugar, is being witnessed ahead of the 'Eid-ul-F...

Farmers asked to take precautionary steps: heavy rains post great threat to crops

PAR Jul 4, 2016 0

The Met Office has alerted the farmers to the expected heavy rains, asking them to step-up measures to safeguard their crops, livestock and farms from...

Pulses import up 44.19 percent in July-May

PAR Jul 4, 2016 0

The country's pulses import grew to $528.168 million in July-May 2015-16, up by 44.19 percent, official figures say. The total rise in the pulses impo...

Inflation rate in Pakistan

PAR Jul 2, 2016 0

Ever increasing inflation rate has been a constant menace to the economy of Pakistan. The average annual inflation rate for July-Jan 2015/16 over Jul...

Agriculture department identifies areas of pest attack

PAR Jun 30, 2016 0

Five hot spots of whitefly and two of leafhoppers in Sahiwal, Pakpattan and Okara have been identified as high intensity of pest attacks stalking cott...

Precision agriculture can reduce the cost of production

PAR Jun 29, 2016 0

FAISALABAD: University of Agriculture Faisalabad Vice Chancellor Prof Dr Iqrar Ahmad Khan has said that adoption of precision agriculture and genomics...

Citrus growers urged to take steps against heatwave

PAR Jun 28, 2016 0

The Punjab Agriculture Department (PAD) has urged the citrus growers to take special measures for saving their orchards from severe heat as temperatur...

KP allocates Rs 600 million for Seed Corporation

PAR Jun 27, 2016 0

The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government has allocated Rs 600 million for the establishment of KP Seed Corporation. The project is proposed as new initiative...

China invites Pakistan to tap halal food market

PAR Jun 26, 2016 0

Pakistan, the second largest exporter of rice to China, has every opportunity to grab a sizable share in the halal food market as well as meet the dem...