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Active buying by mills keeps cotton prices firm

PAR Oct 15, 2018 0

Sustained buying by mills helped the rates to retain firmness on the cotton market on Saturday in the process of trading activity, dealers said. The o...

Pakistan, Afghanistan urged to sign treaty on Kabul River water

PAR Oct 15, 2018 0

Peshawar: Experts at a national conference here on Wednesday called for agreement between Pakistan and Afghanistan on the apportionment of the Kabul R...

Awareness session for rice growers held

PAR Oct 15, 2018 0

Agriculture Department has organized a seminar for awareness of rice growers. Malik Nouman Ahmad Langerial Minister for Agriculture Punjab participate...

Sugar: Dry cuts short cane crushing season

PAR Oct 15, 2018 0

Cane Crush: Ongoing dry weather has resulted in an early end to the sugar crushing season. With more than 76 per cent of the cane crop already proces...

Govt adds insult to injury by giving rotten wheat to starving Tharis, says Palijo

PAR Oct 15, 2018 0

Qaumi Awami Tehreek chief Ayaz Latif Palijo has said that Sindh government is adding insult to injury by giving rotten wheat to starving Tharis in the...

Plant Biotech Becomes Important To Agri-sector: Expert

PAR Oct 15, 2018 0

Plant Biotechnology has become most important to agriculture sector in Pakistan as it not only helps farmers to acquire better yields but also save ex...

WB to help Pakistan in solid waste management, agriculture issues

PAR Oct 12, 2018 0

Prime Minister's Advisor on Climate Change Malik Amin Aslam Khan on Wednesday said environment is the government's priority agenda as it committed to...

Pakistan, China sign US$200m agreements for seafood, steel and agri trade

PAR Oct 12, 2018 0

China will invest US$200 million in Pakistan’s seafood, steel and agriculture sector to boost bilateral business between the two Asian neighbours. Pa...

Agri dept organises seminar for rice growers

PAR Oct 12, 2018 0

Lahore Agriculture Department has organized a seminar for awareness of rice growers in Gujranwala. A statement issued from here said Agriculture Minis...

Cotton production target likely to be missed by 3.52 million bales

PAR Oct 11, 2018 0

Pakistan is feared to miss cotton production target by 3.52 million bales as production of 10.847 million bales is expected against the set target of...

Cotton prices soar on dollar’s surge

PAR Oct 11, 2018 0

Sustained buying pushed the rates further higher on the cotton market on Wednesday in the process of trading activity, dealers said. The official spot...

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...