The situation now demands a fresh look. One of the options is deregulating the cane prices, which may force the crop
Ahmad Fraz Khan
For value addition, it is essential to devise awareness campaigns for farmers and consumers.
The influx of milk powder enabled processors to replace the fresh milk purchase, invade loose milk market.
Farmers say what they had been looking for was a concerted provincial effort to boost agriculture.
LAHORE: The Auditor General of Pakistan has detected over Rs514 million irregularities in the operation of the ...
Farmers and policy analysts think that the federal government should prioritise four issues.
“Market mechanics are expected to change once the government announces a policy in this regard” said Majid Abdullah
With Indian exports window closing, Pakistan with the right policy choices could fill the void
With the increase in prices of wheat-straw, farmers are taking out even the residues of wheat and selling them, leaving
There are no budgets indicated for these boards, which could give them some measure of financial independence.
According to basmati market watchers, China, with its increasing middle class and changing dietary habits, is now opting
The Punjab Food Department is starting the next procurement with a carry-over of around 2.6m tonnes
The National Livestock Technology Park aims to act as a hub linking research, farmers and the industry with a special...
Normally, the province cultivates cotton on 6m acres, harvesting around 10m bales.
The average per-acre yield of wheat has increased from 29.95 to 30.54 maunds.
Defining its vision, the draft says it aims at “making agriculture competitive.
Despite being the third largest producer of milk in the world, Pakistan has been importing dry milk and whey powder
Revival of cotton crop needs a concerted strategy and effort by the federal and provincial governments.
Punjab badly needs to modernise its old storage system.
Farmers are not so optimistic about the utility of the new system. They ask what this data collection is for. If it is