Cotton is the most important fiber crop of Pakistan. It plays pivotal role by providing fiber, food and fuel and earns foreign exchange. The cotton provides raw material to all textile mills, ginning factories and oil mills. It is...
For the first time since the days of the tsars, Russia this year will be the world’s largest wheat exporter at an expected 35 million tonnes. It will likely export a total of more than 45 million tonnes of...
Introduction to Corn (Maize)

Introduction to Corn (Maize)

INTRODUCTION Maize being the highest yielding cereal crop in the world, is of significant importance for countries like Pakistan, where rapidly increasing population has already out stripped the available food supplies.In Pakistan maize is third important cereal after wheat and...
KARACHI – Rice export from Pakistan has seen significant growth and crossed dollars one billion by the end of January since July 2017 showing increase of 29 percent in value and 15 percent in quantity. In a statement here on Friday, the Senior...
Sugarcane today is considered as one of the best converters of solar energy into biomass and sugar. It is a rich source of food (sucrose, jaggery and syrup), fibre (cellulose), fodder (green leaves and tops of cane plant, bagasse,...
ISLAMABAD –  Pakistan Sugar Mills Association (PSMA) on Thursday called for revamping the whole system of sugarcane sector to protect the interests of all stakeholders. Representatives of the PSMA said that existing system of sugarcane has many flaws, which should be plugged up.  They highlighted...
ISLAMABAD – National Coordinator on Rice Crop of Pakistan Agriculture Research Council (PARC) has presented the working papers of all the sixteen proposals of rice hybrids for the recommendation to the Federal SeedCertification and Registration Department. The proposals were presented in the meeting of the Variety...
MULTAN –  The arrivals of cotton at ginning factories across the country till January 31, 2018 registered 7.51 per cent increase compared to corresponding period last year, disclosed a fortnightly cotton arrival report released by Pakistan Cotton Ginners’ Association (PCGA) here on Saturday. The report revealed that over 11.432...
ISLAMABAD – Federal Minister for National Food Security and Research Sikander Hayat Bosan Thursday addressed a press conference at Ministry of National food Security and Research to discuss sugarcane subsidy issue . While talking to media persons, he said federal government announced subsidy on...
The U.S. Department of Agriculture in its Jan. 12 World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates report forecast the carryover of U.S. wheat on June 1, 2018, at 989 million bushels, up 29 million bushels, or 3%, from the December...
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