Tag: Cotton Crop

Cotton growers asked to ensure weeds’ eradication

PAR Jun 15, 2017 0

The Punjab Agriculture Department (PAD) has advised the cotton growers to ensure eradication of weeds from their fields to increase per acre yield. A...

Seed cotton arrivals rise

PAR Jun 9, 2017 0

Prices maintained firm trend on the cotton market on Thursday in the process of subdued business, dealers said. The official spot rate was unchanged a...

USDA, ICARDA helping to develop virus resistant cotton varieties

PAR May 17, 2017 0

Cotton is the most important crop in Pakistan. A large population of our country is directly attached to this crop, says a press release issued here o...

Water shortage delays cotton sowing in South Punjab

PAR May 16, 2017 0

The acute water shortage in the canals emanating from Chashma and Taunsa barrages on the Indus river that irrigate south Punjab along with water misma...

Govt to ensure 100pc certified cotton seed supply for farmers

PAR May 8, 2017 0

In order to achieve the maximum cotton crop output, arrangements have been finalized to ensure supply of 100 percent certified cotton seeds to farmers...

Farmers advised to start preparing land for cotton sowing

PAR May 4, 2017 0

The Met Office has asked the farmers of Southern Punjab and Sindh to start preparing land to sow the next cotton crop on time in a bid to produce a be...

Import of raw cotton: KCA concerned over imposition of duties, taxes

PAR Apr 27, 2017 0

The Karachi Cotton Association (KCA) has expressed its serious concern on the reports that the government is considering to levy duties and taxes on i...

Prices firm on cotton market

PAR Apr 27, 2017 0

Prices were firm on the cotton market on Wednesday as main participants were on the sidelines in the absence of government's incentives for the textil...

Dull trade on cotton market

PAR Apr 21, 2017 0

Despite the fact that we have reached the tail-end of our current season (August 2016/July 2017) with only about 250,000 bales (155 Kgs) lying unsold...

Rising trend prevails on cotton market

PAR Apr 15, 2017 0

Prices maintained a firm posture on the cotton market on Friday in the process of modest trading activity, dealers said. The official spot rate unchan...

Sluggish business on cotton market

PAR Apr 5, 2017 0

Thin business was seen on the cotton market on Tuesday due to lack of buying interest, dealers said. The official spot rate was unchanged at Rs 6750,...

Sluggish business on cotton market

PAR Apr 5, 2017 0

Thin business was seen on the cotton market on Tuesday due to lack of buying interest, dealers said. The official spot rate was unchanged at Rs 6750....

PCGA submits budget proposals to NA body

PAR Mar 24, 2017 0

"We would not be able to run our ginning factories in next season of 2017-18 due to burden of taxes and other crises," said Chairman of Pakistan Cotto...

Cotton prices firm on improved trade activity

PAR Mar 20, 2017 0

Firmness prevailed on the cotton market on Saturday as needy mills did purchasing of quality lint to replenish their stock, dealers said. The official...

Cotton prices higher on strong demand

PAR Mar 6, 2017 0

Prices maintained rising trend on the cotton market on Saturday in the process of trading, dealers said. The official spot rate was higher by Rs 50 to...