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Ahmad Fraz Khan

Threat to crops in Punjab

There are reports that the quality of the early-sown cotton crop is being affected by rain. Updated Jul 27, 2015 08:40am

Outlook for cotton crop in Punjab

WITH Punjab sowing cotton on 5.7m acres against a target of 6m acres, things seem to be looking up for the crop. All... Published Jul 06, 2015 06:24am

GIDC to squeeze farmers’ incomes

The farming community has consistently been losing money on almost every crop; the more they produce.. Published Jun 01, 2015 06:35am

Farmers’ case remains unheeded

Central Punjab received over 300mm of rain, along with strong winds and hail storms, turning crop estimates upside down Published May 25, 2015 06:45am

Revisiting the zero-rated tax regime

With the govt mulling clamping duty on certain dairy items, the Pakistan Dairy Association has started making noises. Updated May 18, 2015 08:45am

Focus on urban agriculture

Policymakers have not been able to promote value-addition in processing vegetables or to bring price stability. Updated May 04, 2015 09:18am

Issues in wheat procurement

The Punjab agriculture department has revised its crop estimate from 19.7m tonnes to 19.4m tonnes. Published Apr 20, 2015 06:18am