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Climate change plundering agriculture

PAR Dec 5, 2019 0

PAKISTAN is situated in semi-arid to arid zone on the planet and confronting raising temperatures. The country is rated to be the 7th most vulnerable...

Russian wheat prices up on rising demand

PAR Dec 4, 2019 0

Russian wheat prices recorded a third consecutive weekly rise last week as higher demand from exporters and domestic processors offset rising supply f...

GRAINS-WHEAT EXTENDS SLIDE, HITS 9-DAY LOW ON AMPLE GLOBAL SUPPLIES

PAR Dec 4, 2019 0

U.S. wheat futures dropped for a third straight session on Wednesday as pressure from ample global supplies pushed prices to a nine-day low.The most a...

Cotton output plunges

PAR Dec 4, 2019 0

KARACHI: The falling cotton production is expected to further burden foreign exchange reserves as the country will have to import around six million b...

7.44m cotton bales reach ginneries

PAR Dec 4, 2019 0

Seed cotton (Phutti) equivalent to 7.44 million or 7,447,544 bales reached ginneries across Pakistan till Dec 1, 2019, registering 20.49 per cent shor...

Pilot project of bio-saline agriculture launched in Thar

PAR Dec 4, 2019 0

Hallmarking to implementing novel ideas for sustainable development in Thar, the country's top agriculture research body, Pakistan Agriculture Researc...

Pakistan pursuing ambitious plan to increase olive production

PAR Dec 4, 2019 0

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan had ambitious plans for increasing its olive production and it had the potential to take over Spain as the biggest producer of oli...

Crop-spraying Drones Tackle Locust Swarms in Pakistan

PAR Dec 4, 2019 0

The Pakistani province of Sindh has a colossal locust problem. Hometown researcher Shahzad Nahiyoon has a solution from on high.For the past 30 years,...

Per unit productivity of water in agriculture very low in Pakistan

PAR Dec 4, 2019 0

LAHORE Speakers at a conference on ‘Water Productivity in Agriculture – the role of Technology and Private Sector’ emphasised the importance of levera...

Spotlight: Pakistan set for economic jumpstart under second phase of CPEC

PAR Dec 4, 2019 0

Since the inception of the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC), Pakistan has been witnessing an unprecedented upward trajectory in the socio-econo...