Tag: farmers

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...

Commerce ministry’s decision irks sugar industry

PAR Mar 20, 2017 0

Sugar industry is reportedly up in arms against the Commerce Ministry after an inter-ministerial panel headed by Commerce Minister Engineer Khurram Da...

NA panel asks government to cut mark-up on agriculture loans

PAR Mar 16, 2017 0

While deploring high mark-up on agriculture loans, National Assembly's Standing Committee on Finance, has approved a resolution unanimously requesting...

Government made Rs 13.163 billion payment against fertilizer cash subsidy: Senate informed

PAR Mar 16, 2017 0

The Senate was informed on Wednesday that the government made payment of Rs 13.163 billion against announced fertilizer cash subsidy. During the quest...

Gilgit Baltistan can earn billions with almond exports through CPEC

PAR Mar 15, 2017 0

The main strength of the economy of Gilgit Baltistan (GB) depends largely on dry fruits and agriculture and is famous for its almond, apricot, cherry...

Business Punjab stops cotton sowing before April 15

PAR Mar 15, 2017 0

LAHORE: The government of Punjab has issued directives, telling farmers to refrain from cotton sowing before April 15 and complete cultivation by May...

SSC considers 22 new seed varieties

PAR Mar 14, 2017 0

The Sindh Seed Council (SSC) will consider 22 new seed varieties of different crops, including 9 of cotton for general cultivation, to enhance per acr...

Food minister inaugurates UVAS meat outlet

PAR Mar 11, 2017 0

The University of Veterinary and Animal Sciences (UVAS)Lahore in collaboration with Livestock and Dairy Development Department Punjab has started prov...

No shift in vegetable cultivation

PAR Mar 6, 2017 0

DESPITE the rich potential for increasing farm income through vegetables, growers remain mainly interested in major crops. Those who regularly cultiva...

Farmers asked to remove weeds from fields

PAR Mar 3, 2017 0

The Met Office has asked the farmers to remove weeds from their fields to help standing crops especially wheat to consume maximum moisture from the so...

Growth promoter in calves

PAR Mar 2, 2017 0

Livestock contributed 58.6% of agriculture value added and 11.6% to national GDP during 2015-16. Calf rearing is a cost intensive segment of the lives...

118 small farmers of Balochistan trained under RADP

PAR Mar 2, 2017 0

Ministry of National Food Security and Research in collaboration with Pakistan Agricultural Research Council (PARC) has trained 7th batch of 118 small...

Lean business on cotton market

PAR Feb 28, 2017 0

A subdued business was again witnessed on the cotton market on Monday owing to lack of buying interest among spinners and mills, dealers said. The off...

PARC launches Rs 635 million livestock development project in Sindh

PAR Feb 27, 2017 0

The Pakistan Agriculture Research Council (PARC) would launch a livestock development project worth Rs 635 million to promote this particular sector i...

PSMA seeks two-month extension in sugar export

PAR Feb 24, 2017 0

The sugar manufacturers have sought two month extension in validity of the period of sugar exports due to expire on March 31, 2017. That the Pakistan...