Tag: growers

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...

Volume of business improves on cotton market

PAR Feb 23, 2017 0

Volume of business improved on the cotton market on Wednesday owing to fresh buying by some needy mills, dealers said. The official spot rate was unch...

No change witnessed on cotton market

PAR Feb 22, 2017 0

No visible change was witnessed on the cotton market on Tuesday in the process of trading activity, dealers said. The official spot rate was unmoved a...

Pakistan sends its first vegetable shipment to Dubai via sea

PAR Feb 21, 2017 0

KARACHI: Pakistan shipped on Monday its first-ever vegetable consignment to Dubai via sea, an experiment which will considerably increase exports beca...

Government may enhance sugar export quantity

PAR Feb 21, 2017 0

The government is likely to enhance sugar export quantity from 0.25 million tons to 0.5 million tons without subsidy aimed at stabilising the market a...

Cotton bolls hit by pink bollworm destroyed

PAR Feb 13, 2017 0

The Punjab Agriculture Department has destroyed 500 cotton bolls affected by pink bollworm in the province under its campaign to destroy the cotton bo...

Cocoa backs up at Ivory Coast ports, exporters blame speculators

PAR Jan 31, 2017 0

Cocoa is backing up at Ivory Coast's warehouses and ports, international exporters told Reuters, saying that domestic companies have been securing exp...