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Hurricane Michael threatens Georgia, SC cotton harvest

PAR Oct 10, 2018 0

Hurricane Michael, a powerful, fast-moving storm headed northward to Panama City, Florida, couldn’t come at a worse time for Southern cotton farmers....

Netherlands, PBIT agree to boost agri cooperation

PAR Oct 10, 2018 0

Netherlands and Punjab Board of Investment & Trade agreed on Monday to boost cooperation in the fields of agriculture, farming, livestock, food pr...

Construction of Diamer-Bhasha, Mohmand dams to begin in 2019

PAR Oct 9, 2018 0

Construction work on two major dams — Mohmand and Diamer-Bhasha — is all set to begin in the first and second quarters of 2019 with a total approved c...

Pak-China universities join hand to promote agri tourism

PAR Oct 9, 2018 0

Multan Universities from Pakistan and China decided to promote agriculture tourism with an objective to explore economic opportunities and improve peo...

Farmers Should Control Whitefly Attack On Cotton

PAR Oct 9, 2018 0

Agricultural experts have said that attack of whitefly has been witnessed in cotton fields. Therefore, farmers should take immediate measures to contr...

Tight supply pushes cotton prices higher

PAR Oct 9, 2018 0

Tight supply position pushed the rates further higher on the cotton market on Monday in the process of trading activity, dealers said. The official sp...

Stakeholders warn against introducing GM maize seed

PAR Oct 8, 2018 0

Stakeholders have warned the new government against experimenting with the healthy maize crop, saying farmers, dairy and livestock sector, seed produc...

Cotton market: further rise in rates amid sustained buying

PAR Oct 8, 2018 0

Sustained buying of fine quality helped the rates to go up further on the cotton market on Saturday in process of trading activity, dealers said. The...

Waqar Nasir elected chief PYMA

PAR Oct 8, 2018 0

Waqar Nasir and Muhammad Saqib have been elected as Central Chairman and Zonal Chairman of Pakistan Yarn Merchants Association (PYMA) for the year 201...

Gas, electric prices: APTPMA chief hails Ogra’s notification

PAR Oct 8, 2018 0

All Pakistan Textile Processing Mills Association (APTPMA) thanked Federal Finance Minister Asad Umar and State Minister for Revenue M Hammad Azhar on...

Water scarcity to hit Rabi crops next

PAR Oct 8, 2018 0

While this scenario looks bad enough, farmers fear worse: “These are, at best, conservative estimates — kept low to make them look politically less ex...

Cotton prices remain mostly weak

PAR Oct 5, 2018 0

Despite a small spike in cotton prices in the domestic market on Thursday, cotton prices remained mostly weak throughout the week. Moreover, prices of...

Rates firm on moderate business

PAR Oct 5, 2018 0

Seed cotton prices managed to recover modestly on the cotton market on Thursday in the process of moderate trading activity, dealers said. The officia...

Cotton market: lower prices help mills to replenish their stock

PAR Oct 4, 2018 0

Declining rates helped mills to replenish their stock, in the meantime, it is surprising to note that exporters were conspicuous by their absence, dea...

Govt taking bold steps to improve power, agriculture sectors: power minister

PAR Oct 4, 2018 0

Haripur: Federal Minister for Power Omar Ayub Khan here Tuesday said the government was taking revolutionary measures for the eradication of poverty a...