Category Agri News

Cotton prices under pressure


KARACHI: Cotton market closed easy on Saturday due lack of buying interest. Shortage of quality lint and poor demand from spinners kept cotton prices under pressure, thereby creating lacklustre conditions. Cotton prices during the week on ready counter recorded a…

Rice cultivation schedule released


FAISALABAD – Agriculture department has released schedule for rice cultivation. According to a spokesman of Agriculture department, the best time for the cultivation of rice varieties ARI-6, KS-282, KSK-133 and NIAB ARI-9 falls between May 25 to June 7 whereas…

Agriculture registers 13-year high growth


Agriculture sector, the backbone of Pakistan’s economy, recorded a growth of 3.81%, its highest growth in 13 years, according to the Pakistan Economic Survey 2017-18. The sector surpassed last year’s growth of 2.07% with next-year’s target set at 3.5%. The…