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Farmers to get cash prizes for eradicating warble fly

MULTAN: As part of a new strategy to protect cattle from dangerous diseases, the livestock department has announced giving cash prizes to farmers who remove warble fly or its larvae present on the skin and hide of animals. “Mehro Makhi’ or warble fly attack is highly dangerous for animals as it punctures skins, affects reproduction system and growth of animals,” ...

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Public looks determined to shrink fruit prices

Publics anxiously playing their part in marking down the recent price hike during the month of Ramadan. On the social media there is a country wide campaign asking not to buy any fruit for three days, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. Fruit prices went mad when holy month of Ramadan commenced. From the first Ramadan till the third fruit prices reach ...

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Broiler prices cut back during Ramadan in Karachi

LDuring Ramadan in Karachi broiler (Live bird) prices declined by Rs. 10 while chicken meat by Rs. 16. Commissioner Karachi has also warned that strict action will be taken against those who will sell chicken above informed prices. As per commissioner price list broiler chicken (live bird) and meat prices have sharp cutback. As per commissioner’s price list broiler chicken ...

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Govt has released funds of 928 million rupees for Ramadan Bazars

Lahore: Officials sources explained that Punjab has released 928 million funds for the Ramadan packages all over the Punjab. This amount has been released straight in the accounts of Deputy Commissioners. However, local body’s chief executives are deprived of this fund. Member of provincial assemblies has the responsibility to go and visit Ramadan Bazar in their local constituency. Govt. of ...

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Timely cultivation bring bumper crop

Govt urged rice farmers to complete sowing of rice varieties before 20 to 30 June. By doing so they will be able to harvest bumper crop. A representative of Agriculture department said Basmati 370, Basmti 385, Basmati PAK, Basmati 2000 and Basmati 515 must be cultiaved before 20th June while farmers in Sahiwal, Okara and others in surroundings must cultivate ...

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Pakistani Rice approached Iraqi market after 5 years

Pakistani rice has made all the way till Iraq and the international markets. Chairman of Rice Exporters’ Association said we successfully has open a new horizon for Pakistani rice. Through Iraqi market Pakistan will be able to send 1.5 Tonnes of rice worth of Rs.10 bn. Association’s chair man Mahmood Molvi told meida that Iraq has stopped procuring rice from ...

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Pakistani Mango Exports will commence from 20th May, 2017

Pakistani mangoes will start reaching international markets from 20th May 2017. Pakistan Fruit & Vegetable Exporters Importers Merchants Association has set target of 100 thousand tons for mango during current season while in the last season same target been laid which was achieved successfully by 128 thousand tons jacking up foreign exchange by 68million dollars. In current season, climate change ...

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Wait is over as king of fruits Mango arrived in market

Mango is called to be king of all fruits which is now readily available in the market in different popular types. Pakistan recognized as one of the largest mango producing countries in the world. Pakistan crowned with more than 200 delicious mango verities, among those, 20 verities been cultivated for national as well as international trade. Sindhri, neelam, chonsa, langra, ...

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