Tag: wheat

Pakistan to produce 26 million ton wheat, 9.6 million ton rice this year

par Aug 16, 2017 0

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan: About 26.5 million tons of wheat will be produced during the crop season 2017-18 to fulfill the domestic requirements of the Coun...

PARC trains 100,000 farmers in last 4 years

par Aug 15, 2017 0

The Pakistan Agriculture Research Council (PARC) has trained about 100,000 farmers of rice, wheat, maize and sugarcane crops across the country during...

EU wheat prices fall on firm euro

par Aug 9, 2017 0

European wheat futures fell on Monday, depressed by a firm euro and rising crop estimates in France and Russia, while the market was also keeping a cl...

Inefficient fertiliser use damaging soil fertility in Punjab

par Aug 7, 2017 0

THE unsustainable management practices in Punjab have damaged soil fertility and health, leading to promotion of chemical fertilisers which too is ine...

US FOB Gulf HRW wheat bids fall on lackluster demand

par Aug 3, 2017 0

Basis bids for hard red winter wheat shipped by rail to the US Gulf Coast fell about 10 cents per bushel on Tuesday while offers in the ocean market a...

CIMMYT To Provide Zero-tillage Happy Seeder For Farmers

par Aug 3, 2017 0

ISLAMABAD : Country Representative International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center CIMMYT and project leader of Agriculture Innovation Programme (AIP...

IDPs returning to FATA receive assistance from FAO, JICA to secure agriculture based livelihoods

par Aug 2, 2017 0

Farmer households in Khyber and Kurram agencies of FATA have received assistance from the Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations (FAO...

Bangladesh tenders to import 50,000 tonnes of wheat

par Jul 31, 2017 0

A Bangladesh tender to import 50,000 tonnes of wheat drew its lowest offer from Russia's Aston on Wednesday at $256.97 a tonne, CIF liner out, officia...

PAKISTAN, US LAUNCH PUNJAB PROVINCE'S SOIL FERTILITY ATLAS

par Jul 29, 2017 0

Pakistan and the United States have launched the Punjab Province's Soil Fertility Atlas. Minister for National Food Security and Research Sikandar Ha...

Pakistan needs latest farm-tech to achieve food security

par Jul 21, 2017 0

LAHORE: The government sho­uld encourage and facilitate the farming community to adopt modern technologies to avoid post-harvest losses and increase a...

EU wheat rises to one week high

PAR May 30, 2017 0

European wheat futures rose on Friday as the euro eased away from a six-month high against the dollar and Chicago prices rallied before a three-day ho...

Flour mills facing liquidity crunch: PFMA

PAR May 24, 2017 0

Pakistan Flour Mills Association (PFMA) Central Chairman Badar Uddin Kakkar has alleged that numerous flour mills from Balochistan, KPK and Punjab wer...

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...