Tag: Punjab

Slow arrivals of seed cotton pushing rates sharply higher

PAR Jun 13, 2018 0

Slow arrivals of seed cotton pushed rates sharply higher on the cotton market on Tuesday in the process of lean business, dealers said. The official s...

Meeting mulls collaboration in agriculture research

PAR Jun 12, 2018 0

The Higher Education Commission (HEC) held a meeting on collaboration in agricultural research to discuss prevailing scenario, challenges and future o...

Pakistan fails to meet cotton sowing target as water shortage bites

PAR Jun 7, 2018 0

Pakistan has missed cotton sowing targets, largely in Sindh, due to acute water shortage amid climate change. The situation may lead to low cotton pr...

Cotton prices up on lean business

PAR Jun 5, 2018 0

Prices moved up on the cotton market on Monday in process of subdued trading, dealers said. The official spot rate was higher by Rs 100 to Rs 7,500, t...

Cotton prices firm on slow business

PAR May 31, 2018 0

Prices showed firmness on the cotton market on Wednesday in the process of slow trading activity, dealers said. The official spot rate was unchanged a...

Subdued conditions on cotton market

PAR May 25, 2018 0

On the ready cotton market, traders in Karachi reported easy and dull conditions prevailing on Thursday. Even though hardly about 100,000 bales of cot...

Worries pile up for border farmers, paddy season on, but wheat not sold

PAR May 25, 2018 0

The recurrent Pakistan shelling and firing on Indian villages along the 198-km-long International Border (IB) have left the entire farming community i...

Lacklustre trade seen on cotton market

PAR May 24, 2018 0

Lacklustre condition prevailed on the cotton market on Wednesday owing to the shortage of quality lint, dealers said. The official spot rate was uncha...

‘Water storage holds potential to fetch $1bln from agriculture sector’

PAR May 23, 2018 0

Investment in water storage and course maintenance is estimated to generate one billion dollars from a million acre-feet of agriculture land in Pakist...

Modest trade activity

PAR May 18, 2018 0

Modest trade activity was seen on the cotton market on Thursday as some needy buyers indulged in fresh purchasing of lint cotton, dealers said. The of...

Engro and PARC to jointly promote technical cooperation for uplift of agri. sector

PAR May 15, 2018 0

Memorandum of Understanding has been signed by Pakistan Agricultural Research Council (PARC) and Engro Fertilizers Limited h to promote technical coop...

Cotton prices drop in weak market

PAR May 11, 2018 0

Ready cotton prices on the domestic market took a dip this week conceding anywhere from Rs 200 to Rs 300 per maund (37.32 Kgs). The turnover was repor...

TDAP holds moot on export of guargum

PAR May 11, 2018 0

Trade Development Authority of Pakistan (TDAP) ,sub-regional office , Hyderabad organised a seminar on Export Potential of Guargum recently at Mithi,...

Opinion: Pakistan’s new National Water Policy is historic

PAR May 9, 2018 0

The approval of a water policy package comprising a policy and a Charter by Pakistan’s Council of Common Interests on April 23 represents a historic m...

CM vows to protect wheat farmers’ interests

PAR May 9, 2018 0

Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif on Tuesday vowed not to allow anyone exploiting the farmers and the role of middlemen in wheat procurement. Shah...