Tag: Cotton farmers

Cotton Farmers Advised To Beware Of Jassid In Hot, Humid Weather

PAR Jul 11, 2018 0

Director Central Cotton Research Institute (CCRI) Multan Dr Zahid Mahmood advised farmers to beware of jassid during hot and humid weather conditions...

CCRI, WWF Sign MoU For Safe Agriculture Practices

PAR May 25, 2018 0

The World Wildlife Fund pakistan has registered over 100,000 cotton farmers enabling them to preserve environment. In this regard, Central Cotton Rese...

WWF, Agriculture department sign MoU for better cotton production

PAR Jan 28, 2017 0

The Punjab Agriculture Department, Extension wing signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the World Wide Fund for Nature-Pakistan's (WWF-Pakis...

Setting up of new sugar mills: land area of cotton cultivation cut by 22 percent in 10 years

PAR Nov 24, 2016 0

The increase in number of sugar mills with enhancement in crushing capacity of existing mills in major cotton growing areas has resulted into 22 per c...

A critical look at agricultural lending

PAR Nov 7, 2016 0

Increased agricultural lending over the past few years has helped achieve some objectives of financial inclusion but lending quality itself falls shor...

Pink bollworm, whitefly attack on cotton crop: Country may lose around 0.5 million bales during current season

PAR Oct 18, 2016 0

The Pink Bollworm (PBW) and Whitefly emerged as major infestation in cotton growing areas, resulting country likely to face around 0.5 million bales l...

MinTex starts pest, crop management training programme for cotton growers

PAR Sep 19, 2016 0

Ministry of Textile Industry has started a training programme for cotton growers about pest control and crop management to enhance the cash crop outpu...

Reduction in sowing area by 16 percent APTMA foresees import of $1.3 billion cotton

PAR Sep 2, 2016 0

The All Pakistan Textile Mills Association has feared an increase in import of cotton worth $1.3 billion this year because of 16 percent reduction in...

MINTEX delegation visits UAF experts for steps towards combating challenge affecting cotton growth

PAR Aug 25, 2016 0

Agriculture experts have called for tangible steps to combat environmental hazards affecting growth of cotton, improper usage of cotton seeds and clim...

Farmers advised to take steps against pest, viral attacks

PAR Aug 23, 2016 0

The Met Office on Monday asked the farmers to take measures against pest and viral attacks at cotton and sugarcane crops during the hot and humid mons...

Pest warning to cotton farmers

PAR Jul 26, 2016 0

Cotton farmers are warned to take care of their crops during the prevailing wet and humid weather since it amplifies the threat being posed to them by...

Purchase of lint from ginners by TCP: APTMA describes it as 'imprudent' approach

PAR Jul 14, 2016 0

All Pakistan Textile Mills Association (APTMA) Chairman Tariq Saud has expressed concerns over the government's consideration to allow the Trading Cor...

Cotton Farmers Advised

PAR Jun 26, 2016 0

Cotton farmers have been told to take timely measures to save their crops from possible pesticide attacks. A warning issued by the Punjab Agriculture...