Category Agri News

Water shortage could affect Kharif crops

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ISLAMABAD – Owing to 50 percent less snow fall in the catchments and worsening water availability situation in the country Kharif crops could face severe condition with an estimated 31 percent shortage during the early season. During Kharif season the…

Punjab Government to provide subsidy on cotton seed

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Under special directives of Muhammad Shahbaz Sharif, Chief Minister, Punjab agriculture department is going to provide subsidy of millions of rupees on approved varieties of cotton seed bag under the banner of Khadim-e-Punjab Kissan Package. Spokesman of Agriculture Department disclosed…

Red Algae

Red algae destroying the environment off the coast of Chile… salmon farming the likely cause  by: Isabelle Z. An algal bloom that carries a potent neurotoxin is spreading hundreds of miles along Patagonia’s coast, and the Chilean salmon farming industry…

PALM OIL TICKS UP

Malaysian palm oil futures gained on Friday, boosted by concerns that production would be hit by year-end monsoon and expectations of higher imports by China. The year-end monsoon season in palm producing Southeast Asian countries brings heavy rains and floods,…