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Insects Protection - Paddy Nursery To be Cultivated After 20th May

PAR Apr 30, 2018 0

Paddy growers of Punjab have been advised by the Agriculture Department not to cultivate paddy nursery prior to 20th May to safeguard rice crop from i...

SC to hear case today on non-payment to sugarcane farmers

PAR Apr 27, 2018 0

The case over non-payment of sugarcane prices to farmers will be heard in the Supreme Court today, where owners of all sugar mills have been summoned....

Agriculture registers 13-year high growth

PAR Apr 27, 2018 0

Agriculture sector, the backbone of Pakistan’s economy, recorded a growth of 3.81%, its highest growth in 13 years, according to the Pakistan Economic...

Pak evinces interest in agri, infra

PAR Apr 25, 2018 0

Pakistan has evinced keen interest in growth story of Haryana especially in the fields of smart city, agriculture, infrastructure development, export...

Funds released for agri development

PAR Apr 24, 2018 0

Under PSDP 2017-18, the government has released Rs 199.016 million for national pesticides residue monitoring system in the county as against the tota...

ICST demands relaxation for agriculture sector in budget

PAR Apr 23, 2018 0

Islamabad Chamber of Small Traders (ICST) on Sunday demanded purposeful relaxations for the agriculture sector in the upcoming budget. Agriculture is...

Sindh govt’s agri and youth policies

PAR Apr 20, 2018 0

The other day, Punjab chief minister, Shahbaz Sharif, who was on his maiden visit to Karachi after his election as president of Pakistan Muslim League...

Pakistan daal consumption declines sharply as meat consumption rises

PAR Apr 20, 2018 0

Pakistan’s per capita daal (pulse) consumption has sharply declined to about 7 kg/person from about 15 Kg/person in 2000, according to data released b...

Pakistan, Turkey actively collaborating in agricultural sector: PARC

PAR Apr 20, 2018 0

The Pakistan Agricultural Research Council (PARC) being the apex body of agricultural research and development in Pakistan is coordinating with intern...

Sindh’s new agriculture policy announced, likely to boost productivity

PAR Apr 18, 2018 0

Sindh Minister for Agriculture Suhail Anwar announced the Sindh Agriculture Policy here on Tuesday He announced the policy while addressing a joint p...

Punjab Food Dept starts receiving applications for gunny bags

PAR Apr 17, 2018 0

As many as 673,000 metric ton wheat will be procured from farmers in the division. In this connection, 48 wheat procurement centres have been establis...

Govt likely to withdraw cash subsidy on urea sales

PAR Apr 17, 2018 0

The government is likely to end cash subsidy on the sale of urea to farmers and impose a flat 2% sales tax on all fertiliser products in the upcoming...

Sindh cabinet approves new agriculture, youth policy

PAR Apr 17, 2018 0

KARACHI: The Sindh Cabinet meeting was held on Monday under the supervision of Sindh Chief Minister Murad Ali Shah in which some important decisions w...

150 farm machinery centres planned

PAR Apr 16, 2018 0

ISLAMABAD: Punjab government is setting up 150 Hi-Tech Mechanization Service Centres across the province at a cost of Rs two billion. Radio Pakistan r...

Government likely to ban import of desi chickpeas

PAR Apr 13, 2018 0

LAHORE: After successive crop failures and losses to farmers, federal government at last made up its mind, and is likely to ban import of desi chickpe...