Tag: growers

PFMA urges government to ensure rebate refunds

PAR Apr 24, 2017 0

Pakistan Flour Mills Association (PFMA-Punjab) leadership has claimed that non-payment of refunds of Rs 12-15 billion under the head of rebate on whea...

Cotton production rises by 10 percent

PAR Apr 19, 2017 0

Cotton production for year 2016-17 ended with a total output rising by 10 percent to 10.7 million bales, said Cotton Ginners Forum. Cotton production...

Agriculture department, PAD Boston sign MoU

PAR Apr 17, 2017 0

The Punjab Agriculture Department and Precision Agriculture for Development (PAD) Boston have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to provide we...

Government urged to announce ‘issue price’ of wheat

PAR Apr 13, 2017 0

Stakeholders related to agriculture sector including growers, sharecroppers, researchers, and lawyers here on Wednesday demanded the government to dec...

Sluggish business on cotton market

PAR Apr 5, 2017 0

Thin business was seen on the cotton market on Tuesday due to lack of buying interest, dealers said. The official spot rate was unchanged at Rs 6750,...

Increase in cotton growing area recommended

PAR Mar 29, 2017 0

The National Assembly Standing Committee on Textile Industry, Tuesday, recommended to Pakistan Central Cotton Committee PCCC to make efforts for incre...

Cotton growers advised to sow crop between April 15 to May 15

PAR Mar 24, 2017 0

The Punjab Agriculture Department (PAD) has advised the cotton growers to sow their crop between April 15 to May 15 and only use approved varieties of...

Sugar turns bitter for Pakistanis as millers make illegal profits

PAR Mar 21, 2017 0

KARACHI: Pakistan's sugar millers are all set to earn around Rs 65 billion in the current season by selling sugar at exorbit...

Cotton prices firm on improved trade activity

PAR Mar 20, 2017 0

Firmness prevailed on the cotton market on Saturday as needy mills did purchasing of quality lint to replenish their stock, dealers said. The official...

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...

Five year plan for olive crop

PAR Mar 13, 2017 0

The Punjab government has chalked out a five year plan for the promotion of Olive crop on scientific basis in the province.   On Sunday that under th...

Bogus claims: Ministry withholds imbursement to fertilizer companies until audit

PAR Mar 10, 2017 0

The Ministry of National Food Security and Research has reportedly withheld imbursement to fertilizer companies against supply of fertilizer until aud...

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...

Wheat procurement centres in Mirpurkhas division demanded

PAR Feb 27, 2017 0

Abadgars have called Sindh government to immediately setup wheat procurement centers in Mirpurkhas division and also provide bardana to them to acquir...

Farmers advised to remove weeds

PAR Feb 23, 2017 0

The Met Office on Wednesday asked the growers to remove weeds from their fields to help standing crops consume existing soil moisture fully for a full...