Tag: growers

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...

Government urged to help reduce cultivation area of wheat crop

PAR Jan 25, 2017 0

President Pakistan Businessmen and Intellectuals Forum (PBIF), Mian Zahid Hussain has sought the government intervention to reduce area under cultivat...

PAD formulates three-year plan for modernising agriculture sector

PAR Jan 23, 2017 0

Punjab Agriculture Department (PAD) under the directives of Punjab Chief Minister has formulated a well-knitted 3-year plan costing Rs4.76 billion for...

Modest trade activity seen on cotton market

PAR 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

PAR 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

PAR 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

PAR 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

PAR 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

PAR 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

PAR 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

PAR 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...