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There are reports that the quality of the early-sown cotton crop is being affected by rain.
The government needs to break the current cycle of high production cost.
Punjab has started moving quickly to implement its budget strategy, putting extension services under one roof
WITH Punjab sowing cotton on 5.7m acres against a target of 6m acres, things seem to be looking up for the crop. All...
CMIT report holds Nespak responsible for dilapidation of Rs968m building.
The govt agrees to reduce the GST on pesticides and abolishes the recently slapped import duty on seed imports.
Releasing govt’s wheat stocks may bring price down
Pepco asks chief executives to explain conduct or face disciplinary action.
The farmers are now caught between two hard realities, both eating into their livelihood..
The budgetary documents reveal establishing 375 demonstration plots for vegetables...
Revamping extension services, seed replacement, water efficiency and farm-mechanisation are on the budgetary plan.
The farming community has consistently been losing money on almost every crop; the more they produce..
For the first time in its history the country has 8.91 million acre feet of water.
Power generation, excluding K-Electric, is hovering around 13,600MW, leaving a deficit of over 6,400MW.
Central Punjab received over 300mm of rain, along with strong winds and hail storms, turning crop estimates upside down
With the govt mulling clamping duty on certain dairy items, the Pakistan Dairy Association has started making noises.
Once hybrids take hold of the local crop, even those open-pollinated (OP) varieties would have no chance.
Policymakers have not been able to promote value-addition in processing vegetables or to bring price stability.
The Punjab agriculture department has revised its crop estimate from 19.7m tonnes to 19.4m tonnes.