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December 5, 2013

Pakistan Poultry Market Updates 05,Dec 2013: 10pm

05/12/2013 Thursday. Pakistan Poultry Market Updates 05,Dec 2013: 10pm Tonight Broiler Farm Gate Rates in Pakistan Rwp: 132.5 Lhr: 125 Fsd: 134 Srg: 135 Guj: 132 Jeh: 132 Oka: 128 Swl: 128 Ccw: 128 Vri: 126 Kwl: 128 Mul: 136 Ryk: 142 Kri: 132 Quetta: 145 Bahawalpur: 134 Attock: 136.25 Wazirbad: 132 Sheikhu Pura: 125 Chakwal: 132.5 Kot Uddo: 132 Bhakkar: 140 Mian Wali: 135 Talagang: 135 Muzaffar Garh: 133 D.G Khan: 134 Rajin Pur: 128 Loralaai: 145 Zhoob: 145…

Nutrition: 4 Delicious Ways to Eat More Fruit

Nutrition, Foods, Health: Fresh fruit isn't always accessible in the fall or winter-but that doesn't mean you need to give up on fruit altogether If the produce at the supermarket looks like it's seen better days this time of year, hit the other aisles. The Journal of the Science of Food Agriculture found that canned and fresh peaches had similar levels of antioxidants; folate; vitamins A, C, and E; and other nutrients. Bonnie Taub-Dix, R.D.N., author of Read It Before You Eat It, suggests more…

Cultured Foods for Babies: Nutrition

Nutrition, Foods, Health: What is often recommended today for baby’s first foods does not match up with what babies were fed in traditional societies. It is not every day, after all, that you hear a doctor recommend milk kefir, soured grain porridge, or miso as one of the earliest foods for your baby’s diet. It seems to make sense that to easily transition a baby’s diet from liquids to solids, then the baby’s first foods ought to closely mimic the key nutritional ingredients of breast milk:…

Rotterdam vegetable oil prices December 05, 2013

December 05, 2013 Wednesday's Rotterdam vegetable oil prices at 1700 GMT. SOYOIL EU degummed: euro tonne fob ex-mill December 2013 750.00 -5.00 January 2014 740.00 -3.00 February 2014/April 2014 736.00 -2.00. RAPEOIL Dutch/EU: euro tonne fob ex-mill January 2014 755.00 +3.00 February 2014/April 2014 751.00 -1.00 May 2014/July 2014 753.00 +1.00 August 2014/October 2014 750.00 +2.00. SUNOIL EU: dollars tonne ex-tank six ports option December 2013 unquoted January 2014/March 2014…

Millat Tractors: vendors’ conference today

December 05, 2013 Machinery: Millat has been the pioneer in indigenization and has played a major role in setting up of the automotive vending industry base in the country. Millat Tractor has achieved the highest level of localisation than any other OEM in Pakistan. This has been possible by embracing cost effective techniques for low volume production resulting in major foreign exchange savings. In order to develop a strategy to cope with the current world-wide recession and future…

Three NFML officials implicated in malpractices suspended: Fertilizer Industry

December 05, 2013 MUSHTAQ GHUMMAN Fertilizer Industry: Minister for Industries and Production Ghulam Murtaza Jatoi has suspended three officials in-charge of National Fertiliser Marketing Limited (NFML) on reports of corruption and directed the Secretary Ministry of Industries and Production to conduct an inquiry against them. On December 3, 2013 Business Recorder ran a story on massive corruption in NFML, underweight urea bags and other malpractices. National Accountability Bureau…

Engro Fertiliser holds seminar on health, safety and environment

December 05, 2013 Engro Fertiliser Limited hosted its fifth Annual Health, Safety, and Environmental (HSE) seminar in Karachi. The seminar was aimed at creating awareness among the participants on the best practices, innovative solutions and creative ideas on successful HSE compliance. Each year, Engro Fertilisers - the only DuPont 'Level 4.0' industrial site in Asia, and winner of its Safety and Sustainability Award 2013 for Stakeholder Engagement for Sustainability, brings together…

Pakistan Agriculture: Wheat sowing over 85 percent area completed in Punjab

December 05, 2013 M RAFIQUE GORAYA Pakistan Agriculture: Wheat sowing over 14 million acres has been completed in Punjab which is 85 percent of the targeted 16 million acres to produce 19 million tons of wheat during 2013-14 Rabi season, Director General Agriculture Extension Services Dr Anjum Ali told Business Recorder here on Wednesday. He said the wheat sowing has been going on according to schedule in the province that produces 80 percent of the total staple food of the nation.…

USAID scholarship plan to continue

December 05, 2013 Israr Ahmad RAWALPINDI - The United States is proud to have invested in higher education sector in Pakistan over the last five decades.  A well-educated population is the foundation of a strong economy and a strong and growing Pakistan. The educated youth of Pakistan should become a role model for illiterate people in the society and to teach them specially the children, USAID Assistant Administrator Office of Pakistan and Afghanistan, Larry Sampler, said this at Pir…

Water scarcity: moot highlights challenges to agriculture sector

December 05, 2013 A two-day water conference began here highlighting problems, which the country's prime agriculture sector is likely to face due to drying up of irrigation resources in future, if steps were not taken to improve supplies across the country. At the inaugural session of the conference titled as "Water Co-operation in Action - From the Global to the Grassroots," held at a local hotel, speakers proposed immediate steps to overcome the growing water scarcity. The…

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