Dawn News

Ahmad Fraz Khan

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

Market outlook for cotton improves

The prices have started going up in the market, as growers claim they might not be left with even 1pc of the crop now. Updated Apr 13, 2015 08:10am