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November 30, 2013

Solve Agri Pak organized Pak-Dutch Dairy Roundtable in Lahore

November 30, 2013 Solve Agri Pak organized Pak-Dutch Dairy Roundtable in Lahore(Lahore) Solve Agri Pak (Private) Limited in collaboration with PTC+, The Friesian and Wageningen University Netherlands organized Pak-Dutch Dairy Roundtable at Pearl Continental Hotel Lahore in order to bring-close dairy sector of both countries. The roundtable aimed to enhance bilateral cooperation in areas of mutual interest. Large number of dairy sector stakeholders from both the countries participated in…

World Milk Supplies up 43% in 15 years

(An article from British Dairy Nov 2013 vol 20, No. 1 As most of Europe has stagnated milk production with quotas for nearly 30 years, the rest of the world has moves on, and upwards. The top 50 milk producing countries in the world-from India 143, USA 86.12 and Pakistan 42.84 million tonnes  to Nepal 1.8 million tonnes have increased Milk production by 210 m tonnes (+43%) in the past 15 years. This is according to latest analysis by the German based IFCN published in Dairy Industry…

Pakistan Poultry Market Updates 30,November 2013

30/11/2013 Saturday. Pakistan Poultry Market Updates 30,November 2013 Tonight Broiler Farm Gate Rates in Pakistan Rwp: 137.5 Lhr: 130 Fsd: 130 Srg: 138 Guj: 135 Jeh: 135 Oka: 132 Swl: 132 Ccw: 132 Vri: 128 Kwl: 122 Mul: 132 Ryk: 132 Kri: 124 Quetta: 135 Bahawalpur: 130 Attock: 138.75 Wazirbad: 135 Sheikhu Pura: 130 Chakwal: 137.5 Kot Uddo: 128 Bhakkar: 140 Mian Wali: 140 Talagang: 137.50 Muzaffar Garh: 126 D.G Khan: 129 Rajin Pur: 128 Loralaai: 138 Zhoob: 140…

Govt taking steps to promote agri sector: Abid Sher

November 30th, 2013 FAISALABAD: State Minister for Water and Power Ch Abid Sher Ali said on Saturday the government was taking  steps to promote agri sector on scientific lines and resolve the problems of farming community. Addressing a balloting ceremony for the distribution of laser land levelers here at Ayub Agricultural Research Institute (AARI), he said that it was need of the hour to put all sectors especially the agriculture on scientific lines and for this purpose, the farmers…

7 Steps To A Flu-Free Winter Without Relying On A Flu Shot: Health

By Dr. Frank Lipman November 30, 2013 While it’s become popular in the last decade to rely on vaccines to protect us from the flu, there are a number of problems with this that are rarely discussed. First is the fact that the effectiveness of flu shots has yet to be proven. In fact, many studies show that getting vaccinated has no impact on the likelihood of catching the flu for babies, adults, or the elderly. Then there’s the question of the toxic ingredients used to manufacture flu…

Rotterdam vegetable oil prices November 30, 2013

Friday's Rotterdam vegetable oil prices at 1700 GMT. SOYOIL EU degummed: euro tonne fob ex-mill January 2014 730.00 +0.00 February 2014/April 2014 730.00 +0.00 May 2014/July 2014 732.00 +0.00. RAPEOIL Dutch/EU: euro tonne fob ex-mill February 2014/April 2014 757.00 -3.00 May 2014/July 2014 757.00 -3.00 August 2014/October 2014 752.00 -2.00. SUNOIL EU: dollars tonne ex-tank six ports option December 2013 995.00 January 2014/March 2014 990.00 -5.00 April 2014/June 2014 987.50 -2.50…

Prime Minister urged to save ‘sinking’ tractor industry

November 30, 2013 Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif should take measures to save the sinking Tractor Industry otherwise it would have serious repercussion. Pakistan will have to import tractors against precious foreign exchange besides rendering thousands of workers as well as vendors jobless, said Khawaja Muhammad Usman President of Multan Chamber of Commerce & Industry in a press statement issued on Friday. He said that Pakistan is going to face severe food crises in the coming years…

FOOD 4 THOUGHT: Economic effects of intangibles

By: DR ZAFAR ALTAF November 30, 2013 Food 4 Thought: Economics especially development economics is in limbo for sometime. The excitement of the dismal science is not there anymore. Quantification of variables of development (growth-market development-employment, etc) are mere indicators exhorting the country (s) to do more and related to welfare. As a result, over the years, development of a country is linked to the hopes that can be rekindled in the minds of the population. My contention…

Demand of tobacco crop up by 18.37 percent

November 30, 2013 The tobacco demand of the companies for crop 2014 increased by 18.37 percent as compared to last year as demand of all 34 companies stood at 78.36 million kilograms, said sources in Pakistan Tobacco Board (PTB). The lion share of the total demand 36.40 million kilogram would be purchased by Pakistan Tobacco Company (PTC) followed by Philip Morris (Pak) Limited with 3.70 million kilogram. Other companies included Khyber Tobacco Co, Souvenir Tobacco Co, Frontier…

Punjab produces two million tons of basmati rice in 2013

November 30, 2013 M RAFIQUE GORAYA Punjab produced two million tons of fine basmati rice this year which is 0.25 million more than the production of previous year, Director General Agriculture Extension Services, Dr Anjum Ali told Business Recorder on Friday.Last year Punjab produced 1.75 million tons of superior basmati rice. Dr Ali said that paddy crop was planted over 2.9 million acres in the province during Kharif season of 2013-14 which was 0.5 million acres more than the area…

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