Tag: farmers

Cotton edges lower as bearish crop ratings weigh

PAR Sep 21, 2017 0

ICE cotton futures edged down on Tuesday after a federal report on Monday showed less-than-expected damage to the natural fibre caused by storms in th...

NBP committed to empower agriculture sector

par Aug 30, 2017 0

Punjab Finance Minister Dr Aisha Ghaus Pasha and Punjab Agriculture Minister Muhammad Naeem Akhtar Khan Bhabha held a meeting with the National Bank o...

Here’s How A One Window Solution Could Transform Pakistan’s Agriculture

par Aug 30, 2017 0

A single window can connect small holder farmers to obtain services at the click of a button – a concept, envisaged by numerous industry players, but...

SBP Targets 4.27 Million Farmers with its Agri Credit Outreach Program

par Aug 28, 2017 0

The State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) has enhanced the credit outreach target to farmers by one million to 4.27 million in the current financial year 2017-...

Officials From Agricultural Department Get 327 Smartphones

par Aug 21, 2017 0

In Multan, smartphones have been distributed to at least 327 officials from the agricultural department. According to the press release issued by the...

PARC trains 100,000 farmers in last 4 years

par Aug 15, 2017 0

The Pakistan Agriculture Research Council (PARC) has trained about 100,000 farmers of rice, wheat, maize and sugarcane crops across the country during...

Satellite and text messages: Pakistani farmers' new irrigation tools

par Aug 8, 2017 0

It is still beyond farmer Mohammad Ashraf’s comprehension that people in Islamabad can predict that it will rain in the next two days in his village....

Banks disburse agri credit of Rs704.5bn in FY 2016-17: SBP

par Jul 27, 2017 0

KARACHI: The banks disbursed agricultural credit of Rs 704.5 billion in the fiscal year (FY) 2016-17.A State bank of Pakistan (SBP) statement here on...

Meeting sought: Millers press govt to allow surplus sugar export

par Jul 26, 2017 0

LAHORE: The Pakistan Sugar Mills Association Punjab Zone (PSMA), while not agreeing with the government’s policy that does not allow further export of...

Sale of urea resumes on government’s assurance

PAR Jul 5, 2017 0

Fertilizer manufacturers have decided to resume sales of urea after the ministry of finance and ministry of food security & research has given ass...

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)...