Tag: sugarcane

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...

Minister sets aside SAB recommendations on sugar export quantity

Clara Jan 4, 2017 0

Commerce Minister, Engineer Khurram Dastgir Khan is said to have set aside the recommendations of Sugar Advisory Board (SAB) on sugar export quantity...

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...

Pledge to enhance Pak-Nigeria ties in agriculture sector

PAR Dec 10, 2016 0

Nigerian Nassarrawa State Executive Governor Umaru Tanko Al-makura on Friday said bilateral ties between Nigeria and Pakistan would be further strengt...

Government urged to grant bailout package cotton growers

PAR Dec 7, 2016 0

Pakistan Cotton Ginners Association (PCGA) has urged upon the Government to grant a relief and bailout package to cotton growers and convince them to...

Prospects of wheat, grams marred by dry spell

PAR Nov 23, 2016 0

Continued dry spell in the country has resulted in a shortage of 18 percent in the water reservoirs and created fear of a negative impact on productio...

Financial Profitability of White Sugar Production in Pakistan

PAR Nov 8, 2016 0

ABSTRACT: The sugar industry in Pakistan is the second largest agro-based industry after textile. The calculation of ex-factory production cost of su...

75th meeting of International Cotton Advisory Committee on October 30

PAR Oct 26, 2016 0

The real economic strength of Pakistan is textile and hence we have to play a major role in international cotton production ranking and strategy, said...

Sugarcane crushing to start from November 20

PAR Oct 7, 2016 0

Pakistan Sugar Mills Association, Punjab Zone, Chairman Ahsan Latif has said that crushing season in the province of Punjab would start from November...

From October to March: Indus, Jhelum Rivers to provide 16MAF water for Rabi crops

PAR Oct 7, 2016 0

The Flood Forecasting Division said here on Thursday that River Indus at Tarbela Dam and River Jhelum at Mangla will provide 16 million acre feet (MAF...

Punjab agriculture department launches Rs 4.34 billion project

PAR Oct 4, 2016 0

The Punjab agriculture department has launched Rs 4.34 billion programme to collect 592,000 soil samples from the cultivated land across the province...

Kharif crops facing irrigation water shortfall

PAR Sep 21, 2016 0

The Indus River System Authority has forecasted two percent shortfall for current Kharif crops including cotton, rice, sugarcane, vegetables, fodder f...

2017-18: FCA to fix targets for Rabi season in October

PAR Sep 21, 2016 0

The Federal Committee on Agriculture (FCA) will meet in the third week of October to review the agriculture performance of Kharif season and fix the t...