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Pakistan: Major Dams Hit Dead Storage Level

PAR Jul 26, 2018 0

Pakistan has hit yet another critical moment in its struggle for water security. It continues to suffer from climate change-induced drought, bouts of...

Cotton sowing misses target on short supply of water

PAR Jul 24, 2018 0

Cotton sowing missed the desired target due to short supply of irrigation water, particularly in Sindh till June 29, dealers said on the cotton market...

Sugar exports surge

PAR Jul 24, 2018 0

Sugar exports hit record 1.469m tonnes earning $508m in FY18, as compared to 307,348 tonnes fetching $161m in FY17. The average per tonne price of su...

Wheat export target missed

PAR Jul 24, 2018 0

Pakistan missed the export target of two million tonnes for wheat and wheat products despite achieving record exports in the country’s history in FY18...

Pakistan exports rice worth US$ 2.073 billions in 2017

PAR Jul 24, 2018 0

About 4.106 million tons of rice worth US$ 2.073 billion were exported during 12 months of last financial year as compared the exports of 3.523 millio...

Advisory for cotton growers

PAR Jul 23, 2018 0

The Punjab Agriculture Department has reiterated that grower should pay special attention towards weed eradications from cotton crop as production of...

Cotton market: Soaring prices hampered by correction

PAR Jul 23, 2018 0

An unprecedented rise in cotton prices hampered by technical correction on the local market on Saturday in process of modest trading, dealers said. Th...

Govt To Develop Best Quality Cotton Seed For Higher Yield: Ghazanfar

PAR Jul 23, 2018 0

Additional Secretary Agriculture Dr Ghazanfar Ali Khan has said the government was striving hard to develop best quality cotton seed varieties for get...

Sugar exports surge

PAR Jul 23, 2018 0

Sugar exports hit record 1.469m tonnes earning $508m in FY18, as compared to 307,348 tonnes fetching $161m in FY17. The average per tonne price of su...

Wheat export target missed

PAR Jul 23, 2018 0

Pakistan missed the export target of two million tonnes for wheat and wheat products despite achieving record exports in the country’s history in FY18...

Punjab agriculture department to provide assistance to farmers

PAR Jul 23, 2018 0

Punjab Agriculture Department is to provide financial and technical assistance to farmers under a project to develop the irrigation system on modern l...

Water inflow in rivers jumps

PAR Jul 19, 2018 0

Water inflow in all major rivers jumped to 416,900 cusecs owing to the current monsoon spell. According to the Indus River System Authority (IRSA) wat...

Lone agri uplift project in tribal belt moving at a snail’s pace

PAR Jul 19, 2018 0

ISLAMABAD: Aimed at increasing crops of rain-fed and erstwhile FATA areas, a Rs 624 million gigantic project to upgrade the Arid Zone Research Institu...

Cotton picking begins; farmers expect low yield

PAR Jul 19, 2018 0

Cotton picking has started in some areas of Sindh, and growers are upset due to low yield caused by persistent water scarcity. Usually, the deltaic r...

Cotton prices seen at season’s high

PAR Jul 19, 2018 0

No respite was seen in surge of the cotton rate on the local market on Wednesday in the process of modest trading activity, dealers said. The official...