Farming News Daily http://www.farmingnewsdaily.co.uk This is the RSS syndication feed for farmingnewsdaily.co.uk. AL Sheikh Goat Farm. (Big Cow & Goats In the world) at Reasonable Price We are a centralized network of commercial livestock farms involved in the raising and breeding of exceptionally best generic breeds of Goats in Pakistan. We deal in live goat, sheep and fresh meat carcass. We have associate network farms in Karachi, Sindh, Pakistan. http://www.farmingnewsdaily.co.uk/news/130913/al_sheikh_goat_farm_big_cow_amp_goats_in_the_world_at_reasonable_price.aspx newsroom - farmingnewsdaily.co.uk Sat, 14 Sep 2013 00:00:00 GMT 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. http://www.farmingnewsdaily.co.uk/news/050713/_tractor_sales_.aspx Argentine Beef Packers S.A. Fri, 05 Jul 2013 00:00:00 GMT 60,000 cattle vaccinated The campaign that started on June 15, will continue till December 3. PHOTO: FILE http://www.farmingnewsdaily.co.uk/news/040713/_cattle_vaccinated.aspx Argentine Beef Packers S.A. Thu, 04 Jul 2013 00:00:00 GMT 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. http://www.farmingnewsdaily.co.uk/news/030713/cattle_evictions_.aspx Argentine Beef Packers S.A. Wed, 03 Jul 2013 00:00:00 GMT Poultry research Researchers have found an inactivated adjuvanted bacterin of Borrelia anserina was effective in protecting laying hens against spirochaetosis. http://www.farmingnewsdaily.co.uk/news/240613/poultry_research_.aspx Argentine Beef Packers S.A. Mon, 24 Jun 2013 00:00:00 GMT 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. http://www.farmingnewsdaily.co.uk/news/140613/growth_in_the_farm_sector_.aspx Argentine Beef Packers S.A. Fri, 14 Jun 2013 00:00:00 GMT 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. http://www.farmingnewsdaily.co.uk/news/110613/the_cattle_population_.aspx Argentine Beef Packers S.A. Tue, 11 Jun 2013 00:00:00 GMT 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. http://www.farmingnewsdaily.co.uk/news/210513/farmers_are_being_neglected.aspx Argentine Beef Packers S.A. Sun, 26 May 2013 00:00:00 GMT 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. http://www.farmingnewsdaily.co.uk/news/150513/us_farm_aid.aspx Argentine Beef Packers S.A. Wed, 15 May 2013 00:00:00 GMT Poultry research Pakistan is an agro-livestock based economy with a poultry share of 55% in total agricultural GDP (21%). http://www.farmingnewsdaily.co.uk/news/080513/poultry_research_.aspx worldpoultry Wed, 08 May 2013 00:00:00 GMT 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. http://www.farmingnewsdaily.co.uk/news/020513/farmers_must_modernise.aspx Argentine Beef Packers S.A. Thu, 02 May 2013 00:00:00 GMT Government tractor scheme The farmers whose names were drawn in the government’s tractor scheme have not received the tractors yet. http://www.farmingnewsdaily.co.uk/news/160413/government_tractor_scheme_.aspx Argentine Beef Packers S.A. Tue, 16 Apr 2013 00:00:00 GMT 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. http://www.farmingnewsdaily.co.uk/news/180313/farmers_and_suicide_.aspx Argentine Beef Packers S.A. Mon, 18 Mar 2013 00:00:00 GMT 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. http://www.farmingnewsdaily.co.uk/news/210113/more_poultry_farm_problems_.aspx Argentine Beef Packers S.A. Sat, 26 Jan 2013 00:00:00 GMT Poultry and heat Two reviews are available in published literature relating to the effects of ascorbic acid on poultry performance. http://www.farmingnewsdaily.co.uk/news/250113/poultry_and_heat_.aspx Argentine Beef Packers S.A. Fri, 25 Jan 2013 00:00:00 GMT 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. http://www.farmingnewsdaily.co.uk/news/160113/poultry_feed__0_1.aspx Argentine Beef Packers S.A. Wed, 16 Jan 2013 00:00:00 GMT 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. http://www.farmingnewsdaily.co.uk/news/040113/farming_has_a_long_way_to_go_.aspx Argentine Beef Packers S.A. Fri, 04 Jan 2013 00:00:00 GMT Acid rain Agriculture has been the mainstay of Pakistan’s economy for many years, though in recent years its importance has somewhat declined. http://www.farmingnewsdaily.co.uk/news/211212/acid_rain_.aspx Argentine Beef Packers S.A. Fri, 21 Dec 2012 00:00:00 GMT 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. http://www.farmingnewsdaily.co.uk/news/201212/garlic_in_poultry_feed_.aspx Argentine Beef Packers S.A. Thu, 20 Dec 2012 00:00:00 GMT 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. http://www.farmingnewsdaily.co.uk/news/131212/government_and_farmers_.aspx Argentine Beef Packers S.A. Thu, 13 Dec 2012 00:00:00 GMT 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. http://www.farmingnewsdaily.co.uk/news/131212/jadeed_farms_becomes_ross_gp_customer_in_pakistan.aspx newsroom - farmingnewsdaily.co.uk Thu, 13 Dec 2012 00:00:00 GMT 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 http://www.farmingnewsdaily.co.uk/news/271112/global_islamic_microfinance_forum_for_poverty_alleviation_to_be_held_in_dubai.aspx newsroom - farmingnewsdaily.co.uk Sun, 09 Dec 2012 00:00:00 GMT 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. http://www.farmingnewsdaily.co.uk/news/051212/no_one_will_ever_invest_here_in_farming_.aspx Argentine Beef Packers S.A. Wed, 05 Dec 2012 00:00:00 GMT Bad seed stock Agriculture suffers as substandard seeds flood market. http://www.farmingnewsdaily.co.uk/news/211112/bad_seed_stock_.aspx Argentine Beef Packers S.A. Wed, 21 Nov 2012 00:00:00 GMT 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. http://www.farmingnewsdaily.co.uk/news/201112/fearmongering_and_farming_.aspx Argentine Beef Packers S.A. Tue, 20 Nov 2012 00:00:00 GMT 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. http://www.farmingnewsdaily.co.uk/news/241012/exporting_wheat_.aspx Argentine Beef Packers S.A. Sat, 27 Oct 2012 00:00:00 GMT Farming and food shortages President Asif Ali Zardari has said the government has accorded highest priority to agriculture and facilitation the farmer community. http://www.farmingnewsdaily.co.uk/news/231012/farming_and_food_shortages_.aspx Argentine Beef Packers S.A. Sat, 27 Oct 2012 00:00:00 GMT 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. http://www.farmingnewsdaily.co.uk/news/241012/farming_and_women_.aspx Argentine Beef Packers S.A. Sat, 27 Oct 2012 00:00:00 GMT 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. http://www.farmingnewsdaily.co.uk/news/261012/italian_farm_investment.aspx Argentine Beef Packers S.A. Fri, 26 Oct 2012 00:00:00 GMT 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. http://www.farmingnewsdaily.co.uk/news/031012/_not_hard_to_fool_the_yanks.aspx Argentine Beef Packers S.A. Thu, 04 Oct 2012 00:00:00 GMT Defining poultry The Punjab Assembly has reached a majority consensus that an ostrich is not a bird. http://www.farmingnewsdaily.co.uk/news/110912/dfining_poultry_.aspx Argentine Beef Packers S.A. Sat, 22 Sep 2012 00:00:00 GMT 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. http://www.farmingnewsdaily.co.uk/news/060912/the_global_islamic_microfinance_forum_will_be_held_in_uae.aspx newsroom - farmingnewsdaily.co.uk Thu, 06 Sep 2012 00:00:00 GMT 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. http://www.farmingnewsdaily.co.uk/news/030812/egg_production_.aspx Argentine Beef Packers S.A. Fri, 03 Aug 2012 00:00:00 GMT 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. http://www.farmingnewsdaily.co.uk/news/230712/poultry_and_eggs_.aspx Argentine Beef Packers S.A. Mon, 23 Jul 2012 00:00:00 GMT 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. http://www.farmingnewsdaily.co.uk/news/200712/problems_in_the_poultry_industry_.aspx Argentine Beef Packers S.A. Fri, 20 Jul 2012 00:00:00 GMT 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. http://www.farmingnewsdaily.co.uk/news/100712/growth_in_the_farm_sextor_.aspx Argentine Beef Packers S.A. Sun, 15 Jul 2012 00:00:00 GMT 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. http://www.farmingnewsdaily.co.uk/news/120712/_growth_in_farm_sector_.aspx Argentine Beef Packers S.A. Sat, 14 Jul 2012 00:00:00 GMT 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. http://www.farmingnewsdaily.co.uk/news/060712/poultry_farm_subsidies_.aspx Argentine Beef Packers S.A. Fri, 06 Jul 2012 00:00:00 GMT 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. http://www.farmingnewsdaily.co.uk/news/280612/fruit_exports_to_australia_.aspx Argentine Beef Packers S.A. Thu, 28 Jun 2012 00:00:00 GMT 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. http://www.farmingnewsdaily.co.uk/news/150612/newcasttle_disease_in_poultry_.aspx Argentine Beef Packers S.A. Sun, 17 Jun 2012 00:00:00 GMT 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. http://www.farmingnewsdaily.co.uk/news/140612/the_grain_harvest_.aspx Argentine Beef Packers S.A. Sun, 17 Jun 2012 00:00:00 GMT 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). http://www.farmingnewsdaily.co.uk/news/060612/credit_for_farmers.aspx Argentine Beef Packers S.A. Wed, 06 Jun 2012 00:00:00 GMT 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. http://www.farmingnewsdaily.co.uk/news/300512/rain_damages_wheat_harvest_.aspx Argentine Beef Packers S.A. Wed, 30 May 2012 00:00:00 GMT 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. http://www.farmingnewsdaily.co.uk/news/290512/dairy_farm_problems_.aspx Argentine Beef Packers S.A. Tue, 29 May 2012 00:00:00 GMT 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. http://www.farmingnewsdaily.co.uk/news/140512/_million_birds_culled_.aspx worldpoultry Sat, 19 May 2012 00:00:00 GMT 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. http://www.farmingnewsdaily.co.uk/news/110512/poultry_farm_problems_.aspx Argentine Beef Packers S.A. Sat, 12 May 2012 00:00:00 GMT 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. http://www.farmingnewsdaily.co.uk/news/100512/help_for_farmers_.aspx Argentine Beef Packers S.A. Thu, 10 May 2012 00:00:00 GMT 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. http://www.farmingnewsdaily.co.uk/news/030512/dealing_with_farm_waste_.aspx Argentine Beef Packers S.A. Thu, 03 May 2012 00:00:00 GMT 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. http://www.farmingnewsdaily.co.uk/news/240412/the_wheat_harvest_.aspx Argentine Beef Packers S.A. Sun, 29 Apr 2012 00:00:00 GMT 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. http://www.farmingnewsdaily.co.uk/news/260412/bankers_and_farmers_.aspx Argentine Beef Packers S.A. Thu, 26 Apr 2012 00:00:00 GMT