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Cotton falls 2 percent on bumper crop forecast

PAR Nov 19, 2019 0

ICE cotton futures dropped 2% on Monday, hurt by expectations of a robust harvest and as investors liquidated their positions ahead of the first notic...

Cotton output falls by 1.8m bales

PAR Nov 19, 2019 0

KARACHI: Battered by climate change, the cotton production continues to give a gloomy picture as effects of high temperature, heavy rains and gusty wi...

Study suggests growth-stage-based irrigation strategies for high-yielding cotton

PAR Nov 19, 2019 0

Cotton is sensitive to water stress at different growth stages, needing water at specific times to produce a high-yielding crop. A Texas A&M AgriL...

The Climate Crisis is Real

PAR Nov 19, 2019 0

The climate of our one and only planet is deviating from the normal. Not slowly, but rapidly and drastically. The threat of climate change has become...

NPO organizes five-day workshop to promote productivity in agriculture sector

PAR Nov 19, 2019 0

In an effort to improve productivity in the agriculture sector, National Productivity Organization (NPO), Pakistan has organized a five-day workshop i...

CPEC Consortium of Universities pledges to enhance cooperation in business, science, technology between China, Pakistan

PAR Nov 19, 2019 0

The China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) Consortium of Universities here on Monday vowed to enhance cooperation in the fields of business studies,...

Food security fears as locusts destroy crops in Pakistan's worst plague since the 1990s

PAR Nov 19, 2019 0

Pakistan's worst locust plague in decades has devastated parts of the south west as swarms have ravaged wheat, cotton and vegetable crops, farmers' le...

Agriculture sector’s revival: indispensable for Pakistan

PAR Nov 19, 2019 0

Realising the urgent and unavoidable need of agriculture reforms in Pakistan, the government is all set to launch the Agriculture Emergency Programme...

Sugar liberalization put on hold

PAR Nov 18, 2019 0

The Duterte administration’s economic team is heeding the Senate’s request to defer the liberalization of the sugar industry even as the government wa...

Quetta Preventive impounds 11 non-duty paid vehicles worth Rs90m

PAR Nov 18, 2019 0

QUETTA: Collectorate of Customs anti-smuggling squad during campaign against non-duty paid vehicles impounded 11 vehicles worth millions of rupees.Sou...