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December 31, 2012

Economist: US Crop, Livestock Price Prospects for 2013

31 December 2012 US - The crop price environment will likely remain very volatile in 2013, reflecting production uncertainty and unsettled economic issues. However, a transition to lower prices is anticipated as production rebounds. The extent of the price decline will depend heavily on the outcome of the 2013 crops, writes Darrel Good, agricultural economist at University of Illinois. The small corn crop and high prices in 2012 will result in a substantial decline in consumption and…

زرعی یونیورسٹی فیصل آباد(UAF)

فیصل آباد 31دسمبر ( ) زرعی یونیورسٹی اساتذہ کی نمائندہ تنظیم اکیڈمک سٹاف ایسوسی ایشن کی جنرل باڈی کا سالانہ اجلاس صدر ایسوسی ایشن پروفیسرشیخ منیر احمد کی صدارت میں منعقدہوا۔ اجلاس میں سال 2012ء کی سالانہ کارکردگی رپورٹ پیش کی گئی اور نئے سال کیلئے ایسوسی ایشن کے الیکشن منعقد کرنے کیلئے پروفیسرڈاکٹر محمد یونس کو الیکشن کمشنر مقرر کیا گیا۔اجلاس میں اساتذہ کی کثیر تعداد نے شرکت کی اور ایسوسی ایشن کو مزید فعال بنانے اور اساتذہ کو درپیش مسائل حل کرنے کیلئے مزید توانائیاں صرف کرنے پر زور دیاگیا۔…

Veterinary: Finding the right direction

December 31, 2012 By Katie Burns Preventive medicine. Cardiopulmonary resuscitation. Euthanasia. These are just some of the topics of new clinical guidelines that could improve outcomes in veterinary medicine. For practitioners, the real question is whether and how to implement the various guidelines that come out each year. The answer lies in examining guideline sources and adapting the recommendations to suit each situation. Dr. Douglas G. Aspros, AVMA president and a partner at…

Spring Fruit Ber (Jujube) needs market negotiation

Monday, 31 December 2012 As the spring season arrives in country, eminent spring fruit Ber starts to show up in fruit markets in huge quantities. During the last few decades, regular commercial plantations of Ber budded trees have now come up all over the country, which fetch quite good price. At present, ber is being sold at an average rate of Rs. 60-70 in retail. However, the price varies according to variety and quality of fruit. Marketing of Ber fruit is complex especially because of…

ماہ بماہ

ڈاکٹر محمد جاسر آفتاب گزشتہ ماہ یونیورسٹی آف ویٹرنری اینڈ انیمل سائنسز کے کانوکیشن کا انعقاد ہوا جس میں1072 فارغ التحصیل طلباء و طالبات میں اسناد تقسیم کی گئیں۔ تقریب میں سابق گورنر پنجاب سردار لطیف کھوسہ نے شرکت کی ۔ یونیورسٹی کانووکیشن میں بطور چانسلر ان کی یہ شرکت آخری ثابت ہوئی کیونکہ کانوو کیشن کے چند دن بعد ہی انہوں نے سیاسی جامِ شہادت نوش کرتے ہوئے گورنر ہاؤس کو خیر باد کہہ ڈالا۔ کانووکیشن سے خطاب میں انہوں نے کہا کہ تعلیم کا مطلب تبدیلی ہے اس لیے طلباء وطالبات اپنے آپ کو جدید تقاضوں کے…

Agriculture products from India will destroy rural economy: BGA

December 31, 2012 M RAFIQUE GORAYA Import of heavily subsidised agriculture products from India will destroy Pakistan's agriculture sector and ruin rural economy, Choudhry Hamid Malhi President, Basmati Growers Association and CEO, Livestock Farmers and Breeders Association said here on Sunday. Farmers demand a justified level playing field, that is, if the country is unable to subsidise its agriculture similar to India, it should adopt measures to protect its vulnerable agriculture…

Govt to launch RDPDI project to meet growing demand of food products

NAVEED BUTT ISLAMABAD: Federal Government would launch a Research and Development of Poultry and Dairy Industry (RDPDI) project worth Rs 560.44 million including Rs 23.94 million of Foreign Exchange Components (FEC) to meet the growing demand of food products in the country with rapid increase in population, it is learnt here. According to the documents available with BR, dairy is a promising sector supplying quality food to the human population, earning foreign exchange and…

Two firms increase tractor prices

December 31, 2012 MUSHTAQ GHUMMAN Two local tractor manufacturing companies reportedly increased the price of tractors by five percent in the wake of the rate of General Sales Tax (GST) was raised to ten percent from five percent effective from January next year. Sources told BR that in January this year, the government had reduced GST on tractors to 5 percent, from 16 percent, bringing down tractor prices to Rs90,000. The move was aimed at helping the troubled local industry but…

Corn, wheat close higher

Mike McGinnis At the close: The March futures corn contract settled 6 cents higher at $7.00. The January soybean futures contract finished 9 cents lower at $14.08. March wheat futures finished 1 cent higher at $7.80 per bushel. The January soyoil futures contract ended 36 cents higher at $49.30. The January soymeal futures contract finished $5.20 per short ton lower at $422.50. In the outside markets, the NYMEX crude oil is 73 cents per barrel higher, the dollar is higher, and the Dow…

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