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Saturday 14 September 2013

Pakistan

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Friday 05 July 2013

Pakistan

32,000 tractor sales

Despite of poor economic conditions prevailing in the year 2012-13, Millat Tractors Limited (MTL) achieved the sale of 32,000 tractors.

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Thursday 04 July 2013

Pakistan

60,000 cattle vaccinated

The campaign that started on June 15, will continue till December 3. PHOTO: FILE

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Wednesday 03 July 2013

Pakistan

Cattle evictions

The district administration launched a massive campaign against keeping cattle in banned 121 urban union councils of City District Government Lahore and detained as many as 273 buffalos during an operation in all nine towns of the city on Thursday.

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Monday 24 June 2013

Pakistan

Poultry research

Researchers have found an inactivated adjuvanted bacterin of Borrelia anserina was effective in protecting laying hens against spirochaetosis.

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Friday 14 June 2013

Pakistan

Growth in the farm sector

Pakistan has missed the growth target for the agriculture sector, which grew only 3.3% against the target of 4.1% set for the ongoing fiscal year 2012-13.

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Tuesday 11 June 2013

Pakistan

The cattle population

With largest animal population on the globe, the average productivity of cattle in Pakistan is about 800 per cent lower than the world’s normal ratio of 9,000 liter per annum, as country’s milking capacity is in the range of 1,000 to 1,500 liter milk annually.

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Sunday 26 May 2013

Pakistan

Farmers are being neglected

Despite having an agricultural economy, Pakistan’s agriculture sector remained the worst hit and most neglected area of the economy in the last five years.

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Wednesday 15 May 2013

Pakistan

US farm aid

“Since the 1950s, the United States has been working to support agriculture in Pakistan by introducing the orange and helping to double the country’ wheat production.

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Wednesday 08 May 2013

Pakistan

Poultry research

Pakistan is an agro-livestock based economy with a poultry share of 55% in total agricultural GDP (21%).

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Thursday 02 May 2013

Pakistan

Farmers must modernise

KARACHI: Farmers are the backbone of our national economy, said caretaker Sindh Agriculture Minister NK Lohana while addressing a meeting with small-scale farmers at his office.

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Tuesday 16 April 2013

Pakistan

Government tractor scheme

The farmers whose names were drawn in the government’s tractor scheme have not received the tractors yet.

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Monday 18 March 2013

Pakistan

Farmers and suicide

With a population of over 190 million and growing, Pakistan is under increasing pressure on many fronts with food production, the provision of water, power and the raw materials necessary to keep the indigenous manufacturing industry up and running, obviously of paramount concern along with, it goes without saying, vast increases in the heath care, education and housing sectors too which, considered en mass, is an astronomical problem indeed.

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Saturday 26 January 2013

Pakistan

More poultry farm problems

There has been a significant drop in the number of poultry farms in the Pakistan region of Punjab over the last two years, following export bans to the country’s largest market, Afghanistan.

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Friday 25 January 2013

Pakistan

Poultry and heat

Two reviews are available in published literature relating to the effects of ascorbic acid on poultry performance.

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Wednesday 16 January 2013

Pakistan

Poultry feed

Due to the potentially undesirable effects of antibiotics as growth promoters in poultry production, researchers are looking for viable alternative to limit or replace their use.

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Friday 04 January 2013

Pakistan

Farming has a long way to go

Terming the year 2012 as bleakest year for Agriculture, Agri Forum Pakistan (AFP) claimed that the sector suffered Rs 219 billion losses this year in shape of failure in attaining the production targets set for major and minor crops leading the country towards food insecurity, pushing the rural population further in to poverty, price hike of agricultural commodities and unemployment.

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Friday 21 December 2012

Pakistan

Acid rain

Agriculture has been the mainstay of Pakistan’s economy for many years, though in recent years its importance has somewhat declined.

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Thursday 20 December 2012

Pakistan

Garlic in poultry feed

Poultry researchers and nutritionists are looking for viable alternative feed additives since conventional supplements have been criticised for their potential negative impact on the food chain.

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Thursday 13 December 2012

Pakistan

Government and farmers

Government is pursuing agricultural policies to ensure food security in the country and improve living standards of small farmers,” said Prime Minister Raja Pervez Ashraf, during his visit to the Zarai Taraqiati Bank.

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Pakistan

Jadeed Farms Becomes Ross GP Customer in Pakistan

Aviagen and Jadeed Farms recently signed a contract for the supply of Ross GP into Jadeed Farm’s operation. Jadeed Farms is a well-established business in Pakistan.

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Sunday 09 December 2012

Pakistan

Global Islamic Microfinance Forum for Poverty Alleviation to be held in Dubai

Forum to be held from 8-10 Dec 2012, with delegates from more than 25 countries participating

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Wednesday 05 December 2012

Pakistan

No one will ever invest here in farming

Pakistan Agriculture Research Council (PARC) Chairman Dr Iftikhar Ahmad on Wednesday said Pakistan needs more investment in agricultural research and development (R&D), innovations and staffing to ensure food security in the country.

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Wednesday 21 November 2012

Pakistan

Bad seed stock

Agriculture suffers as substandard seeds flood market.

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Tuesday 20 November 2012

Pakistan

Fearmongering and farming

A report by the federal ministry for environment in Pakistan leaked to the media has warned yet again of increased risks from climate change to the agriculture sector in the years to come.

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Saturday 27 October 2012

Pakistan

Exporting wheat

The government achieved remarkable successes in the agriculture sector, wheat production in Pakistan reached highest-ever level of 25 million tons and now Pakistan is recognised as a net wheat exporting country.

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Pakistan

Farming and food shortages

President Asif Ali Zardari has said the government has accorded highest priority to agriculture and facilitation the farmer community.

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Pakistan

Farming and women

While commemorating World Food Day, women farmers from different parts of the country, in collaboration with ActionAid Pakistan, on Tuesday arranged an innovative stunt activity in the federal capital for informing the impact of increasing food prices on small farmers, particularly the women who are denied the right to land despite the fact that they produce more than 60 percent food for the country while they own merely one or two percent of the total land.

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Friday 26 October 2012

Pakistan

Italian farm investment

A three-year project has been launched under the debt-swap agreement between Pakistan Agriculture Research Council (PARC) and the Italian government for promotion of olive farming in Pakistan, a top official in the council said on Thursday.

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Thursday 04 October 2012

Pakistan

Not hard to fool the Yanks

Sixty four specialists of the Ministries of Agriculture from Khyber Pukhtunkhwa, Gilgit Baltistan, Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJK), Sindh, and Balochistan received ten-day training on modern techniques for farm business and irrigation systems sponsored by the United States Government.

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Saturday 22 September 2012

Pakistan

Defining poultry

The Punjab Assembly has reached a majority consensus that an ostrich is not a bird.

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Thursday 06 September 2012

Pakistan

The Global Islamic Microfinance Forum will be held in U.A.E

The Forum will determine the Standards and policies for sustainable Islamic Microfinance development.

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Friday 03 August 2012

Pakistan

Egg production

Egg production, which is an important source of protein has already surpassed its target by 6.5 per cent in last fiscal year 2011-12, according to Pakistan Observer.

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Monday 23 July 2012

Pakistan

Poultry and eggs

The government in Islamabad has set poultry meat and egg targets for the current financial year to fulfil the domestic demand as well as for export.

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Friday 20 July 2012

Pakistan

Problems in the poultry industry

Strongly protesting severe power breakdowns particularly in Punjab, poultry industry stakeholders said that due to severe power outages, the poultry sector has to install two types of heavy generators, one operates in the absence of electricity while other standby generator that runs when first one is failed due to sizzling climate, reports TheNation.

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Sunday 15 July 2012

Pakistan

Growth in the farm sector

The agriculture sector has exhibited growth of 3.1 percent during last ten months of current fiscal year mainly due to positive growth in agri-related sub-sectors, except minor crops.

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Saturday 14 July 2012

Pakistan

3% growth in farm sector

The agriculture sector has exhibited growth of 3.1 percent during last ten months of current fiscal year mainly due to positive growth in agri-related sub-sectors, except minor crops.

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Friday 06 July 2012

Pakistan

Poultry farm subsidies

State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) former Governor Shahid Kardar on Wednesday pointed out that agricultural sector is not being taxed in country due to the political reasons despite the fact that huge amount in term of subsidies has been given to this sector.

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Thursday 28 June 2012

Pakistan

Fruit exports to Australia

Australia has said that it will open a trade office in Faisalabad and immediately lower customs duties on imports from Pakistan – steps that are aimed at giving a boost to bilateral trade.

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Sunday 17 June 2012

Pakistan

Newcastle disease in poultry

The country's poultry sector has faced about Rs 10 billion loss in just past four months due to spreading of Newcastle (Ranikhet) disease a highly contagious viral disease which affected all ages of chickens and birds.

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Pakistan

The grain harvest

Growers of the area have protested against the non-supply of Bardana (empty sacks) and called upon the federal government to ensure purchase of every grain of wheat from the growers.

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Wednesday 06 June 2012

Pakistan

Credit for farmers

Agricultural credit disbursement by banks surged by 15.29 percent on year-on-year basis to Rs 223.845 billion in the first ten months (July April) of the current fiscal year (2011-12).

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Wednesday 30 May 2012

Pakistan

Rain damages wheat harvest

The recent rainy and windy spell has caused five to eight per cent pre and post-harvesting losses to wheat crop and delayed its harvesting for at least two weeks.

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Tuesday 29 May 2012

Pakistan

Dairy farm problems

Although Pakistan is having 50 million animals but average milk production is very low compared to other countries, which was the main hurdle in flourishing the sector.

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Saturday 19 May 2012

Pakistan

44 million birds culled

Newcastle Disease is estimated to have killed over 44 million broilers in the last five months, according to speakers at a meeting held at the University of Veterinary & Animal Sciences (UVAS) in Lahore, Pakistan.

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Saturday 12 May 2012

Pakistan

Poultry farm problems

Newcastle Disease is estimated to have killed over 44 million broilers in the last five months, according to speakers at a meeting held at the University of Veterinary & Animal Sciences (UVAS) in Lahore, Pakistan.

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Thursday 10 May 2012

Pakistan

Help for farmers

Sindh Chief Minister Syed Qaim Ali Shah has said that the agriculture is the backbone of our province’s economy and the Sindh government was doing a lot for progress and development of that sector in order to maximise the yield per acre for various crops.

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Thursday 03 May 2012

Pakistan

Dealing with farm waste

In order to overcome energy crisis, the government should utilise agricultural waste to produce bio-ethanol and bio-diesel by installing the plants for the purpose.

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Sunday 29 April 2012

Pakistan

The wheat harvest

The government estimates wheat production amounting to 24.02 million tons this year, fairly sufficing country’s annual requirement of noting less than 24 million tons, an official told Online on Saturday.

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Thursday 26 April 2012

Pakistan

Bankers and farmers

Executive Director, State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) Muhammad Ashraf Khan,has emphasized upon the banks to adopt agricultural financing as a viable business activity for the development of the agriculture sector in the country.

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