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May 15, 2013

Pakistan’s first CDM project kindles hopes for hydropower

Roshan Din Shad BONG, Pakistan– Pakistan has completed its first project under the United Nations Clean Development Mechanism (CDM) with a hydropower scheme that the government hopes will help tackle the country’s electricity deficit while acting as a trailblazer to attract foreign investment. The 84-megawatt New Bong Escape project has been built in Mirpur district in Pakistan-administered Kashmir (known as Azad Jammu Kashmir or AJK), 100 km (63 miles) south of Pakistan’s capital,…

Sugar hits fresh 34-month low

May 15, 2013 Raw sugar futures hit a fresh 34-month low on Tuesday, extending the previous session's losses, as industry data showed sugar production in Brazil surged last month and the pace of the top producer's bumper harvest picked up, dealers said. Arabica coffee futures on ICE slid on expectations for a record "off year" crop in Brazil, and cocoa gained, with dealers monitoring the front month premium on Liffe. July raw sugar futures on ICE Futures US settled down 0.23 cent, or…

‘Soyabean importers to rely more on South America’

May 15, 2013 Major importers of soyabeans will rely on increasing volumes from South America in the next six months as exports from the US slow down because of lower stocks, Oil World said on Tuesday. The German analyst said higher US exports between September 2012 and February 2013 depleted stocks in the world's top exporter, making export rationing inevitable. "The situation will improve only with the arrival of new crop US soyabeans into the second half of September," Oil World…

India’s April palm oil imports down

May 15, 2013 India's palm oil imports declined for a third straight month in April, a trade body said, as refiners in the world's biggest buyer used stocks and processed the new rapeseed harvest. But India, the world's largest importer of edible oils, is still on track to surpass last year's record purchases of 10 million tonnes of cooking oil as demand rises with a swelling population and increasing wealth. India's overseas purchases of palm oil hit an all-time high in January as…

Rotterdam vegetable oil prices

May 15, 2013 Tuesday's Rotterdam vegetable oil prices at 1600 GMT. SOYOIL EU degummed: euro tonne fob ex-mill May 2013 830.00 +5.00 June 2013/July 2013 825.00 +5.00 August 2013/October 2013 825.00 +5.00. RAPEOIL Dutch/EU: euro tonne fob ex-mill May 2013/July 2013 865.00 +0.00 August 2013/October 2013 852.00 +2.00 November 2013/January 2014 855.00 +0.00. SUNOIL EU: dollars tonne ex-tank six ports option May 2013 1215.00 June 2013 1215.00 +0.00 July 2013/September 2013 1215.00…

Monsoon Spells Effecting Poultry Production This Year Too!

Keeping in view weather conditions in Pakistan , like every year in summer the forecast this year has also been envisaged as high monsoon spells to be hitting country from June to September 2013. This continuous rainfall till two to three days will be effecting northern parts and central parts at the same time which has been predicted very intensive and bring out multifarious stresses  in poultry production namely heat stresses, managemental stress, nutritional stress, physiological stress,…

Poultry Rates 15 May 2013

May 15, 2013 Latest Poultry Rates Dated 15 May 2013 Wholesale poultry rates. Rates For Saturday in Sindh Zone By: PPA Please note these are guidelines only… Copyright: Zaraimedia.com

دھان کی پیداواری ٹیکنالوجی

دھان موسم خریف کی اہم فصل ہے جو نہ صرف ہماری غذائی ضروریات پورا کرتی ہے بلکہ اس کی برآمد سے قیمتی زرمبادلہ حاصل ہوتا ہے۔ دھان کے باقیات کئی صنعتوں کیلئے خام مال مہیا کرتے ہیں مثلاً اس کا چھلکا کاغذ اور گتہ سازی کی فیکٹری میں استعمال ہوتا ہے۔ چاول کا آٹا بیکری کی اشیاء اور مٹھائیاں بنانے کے علاوہ اس کے پاؤڈر سے اعلیٰ کوالٹی کا تیل بھی نکالا جا سکتا ہے۔ ہمارے کاشتکار حضرات دی گئی سفارشات پر عمل پیرا ہو کر دھان کی فی ایکڑ پیداوار بڑھا سکتے ہیں۔ زمین کا انتخاب:۔ دھان کی فصل مختلف قسم کی…

Growers’ body urges new government to declare agriculture its top priority

May 15, 2013 ZAHID BAIG Representatives of Growers' organisations have urged the incoming government to declare agriculture as its top priority for strengthening and improvement in the national economy which will lead to providing new job opportunities and eradication of poverty from the rural areas. Agri Forum Pakistan (AFP) Chairman Dr Muhammad Ibrahim Mughal while talking to media persons here on Tuesday said the new rulers should adopt agriculture as their strategy for…

کپاس کی بہتر کاشت

لاہور : محکمہ زراعت پنجاب کے ترجمان نے کہا ہے کہ کپاس کے کاشتکار بہترین فصل کے حصول کے لیے ناغے پر کریں تاکہ فی ایکڑ پودوں کی مطلوبہ تعداد حاصل ہو سکے ۔ کپاس کا بیج 4-5دن میں اُگ آتا ہے ۔ بیج کو 5-6گھنٹے پانی میں بھگوئیں ۔ وٹوں پر کاشت کی صورت میں پہلے پانی سے پہلے خالی جگہوں پر 3-4بیجوں کا چوکا لگائیں اور پھر پانی لگا دیں ۔ڈرل کا شتہ فصل میں کاشت کے دوران نالی بند ہوجانے کی صورت میں اگر بیج زیادہ لمبے فاصلے پر نہ اُگا ہو تو اسی وتر میں دوبارہ بوائی کے لیے ایک نالی والی ڈرل بھی استعمال…

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