Tag: farmers

APTMA rejects federal budget

PAR Jun 1, 2017 0

All Pakistan Textile Mills Association (APTMA) on Wednesday rejected the proposed Federal Budget 2017-18. The government is not serious in implementin...

Growers asked to sow peanut crop

PAR May 25, 2017 0

The Met Office has asked the growers to sow peanut crop if suitable level of moisture is available in soil. It said that farmers of Southern Punjab an...

Hearing of sugarcane growers’ petitions adjourned

PAR May 19, 2017 0

The Lahore High Court Thursday adjourned to May 24 the hearing of the petitions of sugarcane growers seeking payments from various banks for further a...

European wheat futures fall on strong euro

PAR May 18, 2017 0

European wheat futures in Paris fell on Tuesday to approach contract lows, hit by an export-punishing surge in the euro's value and fall in US prices....

Budget proposals: PCGA team assured of fair consideration

PAR May 17, 2017 0

Haroon Akhtar Khan, Special Assistant to the Prime Minister for Revenue welcomed the proposals presented by Pakistan Cotton Ginners Association (PCGA)...

Cotton market: trade activity may gain momentum on incentives news

PAR May 15, 2017 0

The volume of business was firm on the cotton market on Saturday following the announcement of incentives' package by the government for growers, deal...

Farmers voice concern over sale of adulterated dairy products

PAR May 11, 2017 0

Farmers have expressed serious concern over sale of adulterated dairy products in open market, and urged the government to devise effective mechanism...

No business activity on cotton market

PAR May 11, 2017 0

Both mills and spinners showed no buying interest on the cotton market on Wednesday during the day, dealers said. The official spot rate was unchanged...

Govt initiated milestone steps for farmers’ uplift

PAR May 9, 2017 0

Agriculture Minister Punjab Muhammad Naeem Akhtar Bhabha Monday said the PML-N government has taken historic steps for ushering in socio-economic and...

Shehbaz pays surprise visit to wheat procurement centre

PAR May 8, 2017 0

Chief Minister Punjab, Muhammad Shehbaz Sharif, paid a surprise visit to Head Sulemanki Wheat Procurement Centre at Tehsil Depalpur, Okara on Saturday...

‘Government should not allow sugar mills in cotton core areas of Punjab’

PAR May 2, 2017 0

A two-member delegation of Pakistan Cotton Ginners Association (PCGA) led by Dr Jesso Mal returned here after meeting with the standing committees of...

SECP approves wheat futures contracts on PMEX

PAR Apr 26, 2017 0

In an endeavour to augment the portfolio of agricultural commodities in domestic futures market, the Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan (S...

CBOT corn futures lower

PAR Apr 25, 2017 0

Chicago Board of Trade corn futures closed down on Friday, pressured by improved planting weather in the US Midwest this week, analysts said. Forecast...

Upcountry growers urged to plan wheat harvesting

PAR Apr 24, 2017 0

The Met Office has said that the farmers of upcountry should chalk out plans for wheat harvesting keeping in view the dry weather ahead. It said that...

Haleeb wants government to withdraw ST, RD on dairy industry

PAR Apr 20, 2017 0

Chief Operating Officer (COO) Haleeb Foods MK Lodhi termed addition of sales tax to the cost of packaged milk and imposition of 25 percent regulatory...