Irsa thinks that it would continue with the earlier warning of 17pc water shortage even if there is some relief .
Ahmad Fraz Khan
International prices have gone up from $315 to $335 per tonne, and are still rising.
Last year was more of a recovery period for agriculture, especially in Punjab. After three years of miserable...
The mere idea of ending the procurement price has touched a raw nerve of the farmers.
New authority will invite applications; transport dept to regulate training centres
Farmer reports from central Punjab suggest cane sale at as low as Rs150/40kg.
Based on PHDEC’s assessment and some farmers, too, agree, the final output figure might e close to 0.4m tonnes
With each passing day, unused wheat stocks negatively impact the national and provincial kitty.
The current situation could create problems, at both the individual and national levels.
'Effort would be concentrated on looking at agriculture as a business model and strive for its commercial success.'
Unlike Punjab, Sindh has not only maintained its acreage and yield figures but is improving in cotton pockets as well
Farmers claim that tax, at least for now, hardly makes sense as the agriculture sector is under stress.
LAHORE: Life for those living on and around Khayaban-i-Jinnah – the boulevard connecting Johar Town with the...
Loan application submissions are slow, and their acceptance even slower.
Farmers lament ‘substantial losses’. Official circles have more conservative loss estimates.
The second factor that creates optimism among farmers is the upcoming infrastructure in the core potato belt.
The official estimates of exports differ from those of exporters.
The government circles are hopeful that the commission will provide farmers a platform to raise their voice.
Farmers and government officials think that exporters are painting a gloomy export picture for some reason.
Canal’s capacity reduced by 20pc