Tag: growers

Explore Agriculture Potential - Lahore to hold Agri Expo in June

PAR May 21, 2018 0

To showcase Pakistan’s agriculture products and potential for exports, the Punjab agriculture department will hold a two-day Agri Expo 2018 at the Exp...

Cotton market: recent rains may cover irrigation water shortage

PAR May 9, 2018 0

Cotton prices went up on the local market on Tuesday amid fresh rains in the country, which may help in compensating the irrigation water shortage pro...

Punjab Food Dept starts receiving applications for gunny bags

PAR Apr 17, 2018 0

As many as 673,000 metric ton wheat will be procured from farmers in the division. In this connection, 48 wheat procurement centres have been establis...

Rain concerns wheat growers greatly

PAR Apr 17, 2018 0

SIALKOT-The weather turned pleasant with light rain which remained continued for the whole day intermittently thereby inundating the low-lying areas a...

No business seen on cotton market

PAR Apr 12, 2018 0

Not a single deal reported on the cotton market on Wednesday, dealers said. The official spot rate was unmoved at Rs 7500, they added. In both Sindh a...

Govt decides to scrap sugarcane support price

PAR Mar 22, 2018 0

The federal government has decided to do away with the support price mechanism for sugarcane crop and come up with a new pricing system that is linked...

Exclusive: India to force mills to export 2-4 million tonnes of surplus sugar

PAR Mar 16, 2018 0

India will soon bring in rules to force sugar mills to export millions of tonnes of surplus supplies to prop up local prices, a move that could drag d...

Govt asked to settle stand off between sugar millers, growers

PAR Nov 21, 2017 0

President Pakistan Businessmen and Intellectuals Forum (PBIF), President AKIA, Senior Vice Chairman of the Businessmen Panel of FPCCI and former provi...

Cotton market remains fully firm

PAR Nov 3, 2017 0

Cotton market remained tight on Thursday mainly on concern of the spinners that quality of lint may go down as and how the season progresses. Thus the...

Export of sugar approved by inter-ministerial body

PAR Sep 12, 2017 0

An inter-ministerial committee headed by Commerce Minister on Monday approved export of 1.5 million tons of sugar in three phases with a subsidy of Rs...

Growers asked to dry up fields as deluge poses threat

PAR Sep 12, 2017 0

Stagnant rainwater is feared to damage the standing crops especially cotton, the Met Office on Monday warned the farmers. It asked the growers to dry...

Less buying interest pushes cotton rates down

PAR Jun 20, 2017 0

Less buying interest pushed the rates further down on the cotton market on Monday in process of trading, dealers said. The official spot rate was lowe...

Lacklustre business on cotton market

PAR Jun 19, 2017 0

Lacklustre business activity was witnessed on the cotton market on Saturday as main spinners kept on the sidelines owing to less buying interest, deal...

Cotton prices fall in line with global track

PAR May 24, 2017 0

Cotton prices in line with the international track fell modestly on the local market on Tuesday, dealers said. The official spot rate after maintainin...

Cotton prices stable on sizeable activity

PAR May 23, 2017 0

Prices maintained present levels on the cotton market on Monday in the process of sizeable trading activity, dealers said. The official spot rate was...