Tag: wheat

European wheat prices lower on strong euro

PAR May 23, 2017 0

European wheat prices were slightly lower on Friday as a rise in the euro to a six-month high against the dollar further dented export prospects. Dece...

European wheat futures fall on strong euro

PAR May 18, 2017 0

European wheat futures in Paris fell on Tuesday to approach contract lows, hit by an export-punishing surge in the euro's value and fall in US prices....

USDA, ICARDA helping to develop virus resistant cotton varieties

PAR May 17, 2017 0

Cotton is the most important crop in Pakistan. A large population of our country is directly attached to this crop, says a press release issued here o...

Agriculture exports from CPEC route to China urged

PAR May 10, 2017 0

Planning Commission should devise a comprehensive business plan so that the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) may open new doors of cooperation...

Sugar mills damaged S Punjab’s cotton belt, LHC told

PAR May 3, 2017 0

LAHORE -  Pakistan Cotton Grinners Association Tuesday moved the Lahore High Court against functioning of sugar mills in southern Punjab. The associat...

PFMA urges government to formulate policy for disposal of wheat stocks

PAR Apr 28, 2017 0

Pakistan Flour Mills Association (PFMA) Central Executive Committee has urged the government to devise a solid policy for disposal of large wheat stoc...

CBOT wheat futures down on larger Canadian plantings data

PAR Apr 25, 2017 0

Chicago Board of Trade wheat futures settled down 1-1/4 cents to $4.50 per bushel on Friday after hitting a contract low on data showing larger-than-e...

Disposal of surplus stock a problem: KP and Balochistan governments not buying wheat from Passco: minister

PAR Apr 12, 2017 0

The governments of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Balochistan did not purchase wheat from Pakistan Agricultural Storage & Supplies Corporation (Passco), w...

Government urged to allow wheat export through sea route

PAR Mar 20, 2017 0

The Punjab Flour Mills Association (PFMA) leadership has urged the government to open wheat export through sea route for disposing of the surplus stoc...

Regional, international markets: PFMA for export of surplus wheat, flour

PAR Mar 16, 2017 0

Pakistan Flour Mills Association (PFMA) on Wednesday called for better export policy for flour and wheat so that the big surplus stock can be exported...

SSC considers 22 new seed varieties

PAR Mar 14, 2017 0

The Sindh Seed Council (SSC) will consider 22 new seed varieties of different crops, including 9 of cotton for general cultivation, to enhance per acr...

Govt allocates Rs 27.96 bln subsidy on fertilizer: Senate told

PAR Mar 3, 2017 0

ISLAMABAD-Minister for National Food Security and Research Sikandar Hayat Bosan Friday told the Senate that the government allocated Rs 27.96 billion...

Millers refuse to lift substandard wheat

PAR Feb 24, 2017 0

Flour millers from Punjab have refused to lift what they said substandard wheat being released from the government godowns across the province. Pakist...

Analyzing Production Potential of Selected Food and Legume Crops for Food Security in Punjab Pakistan

PAR Feb 20, 2017 0

ABSTRACT: The present study was designed to assess growth rate in area, yield and production of selected major food commodities and to project these...

PFMA seeks payment of rebate on export

PAR Feb 13, 2017 0

Pakistan Flour Mills Association (PFMA) has alleged that exporters of wheat and wheat products are withdrawing themselves from the process of export b...