Growing Rice With Less Water

AFTER wheat, rice is the second most important staple of Pakistan. Through exports, it contributes significantly to the country`s exchequer. This is especially true for basmati rice which is known for its aroma and quality, and is a specialty of the country. Rice is...

Extensive damage to agriculture crop

In the current year Pakistan has received extensive rains and snowfall than normal. This is a state of happiness taking into account the dangerous water situation that existed due to an exceptionally extended dry spell that the country witnessed over last several...

Rice: time to adopt SRI

Pakistan’s rice is a highly export centric commodity, with an average 60 percent of total domestic production going towards export. Over the past three decades, focus of large-scale farming in the country has shifted increasingly towards paddy crop, with output...

RECAPTURE AFGHANISTAN WHEAT MARKET.

PAKISTAN MOVES TO RECAPTURE AFGHANISTAN WHEAT MARKET. Plans to open Torkham border 24 hours a day for export by august this year....

CLEARANCE OF FOOD SHIPMENT.

Clearance of food shipment ordered. SLAMABAD: The Ministry of Commerce on Tuesday announced that the shipments of food products in the pipeline will be cleared without the requirements of labelling in Urdu...