Tag: growers

Modest trade activity seen on cotton market

Clara Jan 12, 2017 0

A modest trade activity was witnessed on the cotton market on Wednesday, dealers said. The official spot rate was unchanged at Rs 6350, dealers said....

Village committees to oversee weed eradication campaign

Clara Jan 11, 2017 0

The Punjab Agriculture Department (PAD) will set up committees at village level to make the forthcoming weed eradication campaign a success. The commi...

Growers urge government to maintain prices of fertilisers

Clara Jan 11, 2017 0

Different growers' organisations taking strong exception to discontinuation of subsidy on fertilizers with immediate effect have urged the government...

Ministry hints at cancelling sugar export plan

Clara Jan 10, 2017 0

Commerce Minister, Engineer Khurram Dastgir Khan has convened a meeting of sugar price monitoring committee on Wednesday amid reports that sugar price...

144 imposed to stop cotton sowing before time

Clara Jan 7, 2017 0

The Punjab government has imposed section 144 throughout the province to stop before-time sowing of the cotton. The government has warned a stern lega...

Agriculture department, Nestle sign MoUs

Clara Jan 4, 2017 0

Punjab Agriculture Department has signed two Memorandums of Understanding (MOUs) with Nestle Pakistan for agricultural sustainability including Chauns...

PAD introduces changes in administrative system

Clara Jan 3, 2017 0

The Punjab Agriculture Department (PAD), following the restoration of Deputy Commissioner System in the province, has also introduced changes in its a...

Project on fruit fly launched in Punjab

Clara Dec 29, 2016 0

The Punjab Agriculture Department has launched a project to tackle the issue of fruit fly at a cost of Rs 227 million in 30 districts of the province...

PCGA against duty-free import of Indian cotton

Clara Dec 29, 2016 0

Pakistan Cotton Ginners Association (PCGA) has strongly opposed the duty-free import of cotton from India describing it destructive to Pakistani econo...

MoC Agrees to Support Sugar Export

Clara Dec 28, 2016 0

Ministry of Commerce (MoC) has reportedly agreed to support export of 225,000 tons of sugar on the recommendation of Sugar Advisory Board (SAB) by Mar...

KBP to raise voice against exploitation of farmers

Clara Dec 27, 2016 0

The Kissan Board Pakistan (KBP) has directed its members to visit the homes and offices of members of parliament of their respective constituencies ur...

Rise in cotton output likely

Clara Dec 26, 2016 0

With improved weather conditions, the country is expected to get a 10.6 million bales of cotton crop during this season (2016-17). Traders and market...

Easy showing on cotton market

PAR Dec 16, 2016 0

The Karachi Cotton Association (KCA) cut its ex-gin price of grade three cotton by Rs 50 per maund (37.32 Kgs) on Thursday and fixed it at Rs 6200 per...

Agricultural affairs: Ministries clash over control of cotton committee

PAR Nov 29, 2016 0

A dispute has emerged over production figures of the cotton crop in the country as two key ministries are vying to run and control affairs of the Paki...

Agreement signed to strengthen field staff-growers linkages

PAR Nov 25, 2016 0

The Punjab Agriculture Department, Extension Wing has entered into an agreement worth Rs 170 million with an IT firm (LMKT) to develop computer applic...