Tag: fertiliser

CPEC: International investors attracted to the agri sector of Pak

PAR Sep 28, 2017 0

KARACHI: China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) has opened agriculture sector to Chinese businessmen and other foreign investors with promising highe...

Two new varieties of rice seeds introduced

PAR May 25, 2017 0

Two new varieties of rice seeds have been introduced in Pakistan for a better crop yield. With cultivation of these seeds growers can get 100-115 maun...

Disposal of surplus stock a problem: KP and Balochistan governments not buying wheat from Passco: minister

PAR Apr 12, 2017 0

The governments of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Balochistan did not purchase wheat from Pakistan Agricultural Storage & Supplies Corporation (Passco), w...

Government lauded for firm wheat procurement price

PAR Dec 15, 2016 0

The Wheat Growers Association (WGA) has welcomed the government's announcement of maintaining the wheat procurement price at Rs 1,300 per 40 kilograms...

Wheat crop season: SCA urges Sindh govt to ensure regular supply of water

PAR Nov 22, 2016 0

Sindh Chamber of Agriculture (SCA) has urged the Sindh Government to ensure regular supply of irrigation water as the sowing season of wheat crop has...

SCA seeks end to spurious sale of seeds, water shortage

PAR Nov 14, 2016 0

The Sindh Chamber of Agriculture has complained that shortage of water in tail-end areas of the irrigation networks and sale of spurious seeds and fer...

Sindh’s falling sunflower cultivation

PAR Oct 31, 2016 0

A drastic decline in sunflower cultivation has been reported in Sindh, after it touched a peak in acreage following the 2010 super floods. Statistics...

Freezing the wheat support price

PAR Oct 31, 2016 0

With agriculture under distress for some time now, policymakers seem to be reviewing their policies to shore up a sector that is the backbone to the c...

Ministry optimistic about smooth gas supply in winter

PAR Oct 17, 2016 0

The Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Resources is optimistic about ensuring smooth supply of gas to Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) stations during upco...

Pak-China key trade talks next month

PAR Oct 13, 2016 0

Pakistan and China will make another attempt next month (November) to strike an agreement over the second phase of duty reduction under the free trade...

Ministry optimistic about smooth gas supply in winter

PAR Sep 20, 2016 0

The Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Resources is confident that there would be improved supply of natural gas to consumers in the upcoming winter se...

Cotton output estimates cut to 11.27 million bales

PAR Sep 7, 2016 0

The Cotton Crop Assessment Committee (CCAC) on Tuesday slashed cotton production estimates by 20 percent ie to 11.27 million bales against the initial...

Government monitoring prices of chemical Fertilizers, pesticides

PAR Aug 3, 2016 0

Secretary Agriculture Punjab Muhammad Mahmood has assured the growers' community that the government is continuously monitoring the prices of chemical...

Paddy to be sown over 3.25 lakh of acres in Sialkot

PAR Jul 18, 2016 0

Over 3.25 lakh acres of land would be brought under paddy crop during Kharif season in Sialkot district.That farmers in various parts four tehsils of...

Lint cotton procurement: KCA concerned over induction of TCP into market

PAR Jul 16, 2016 0

The Karachi Cotton Association (KCA) has expressed its serious concern on the reports appearing in the section of Press that the Government is conside...