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June 6, 2014

Organic Chickens Should Forage in the Woods

06 June 2014 DENMARK - Poultry Site- Organic chickens should forage in the woods, should increase their intake of plants and insects from attractive outdoor areas and should be revitalised with new breeds that exhibit a more natural foraging behaviour. These are some of the initiatives that will contribute to a more diverse, reliable and robust organic broiler production and which will be investigated in a new project in order to increase market share of the organic production. The…

Ovostar Union to invest US$90 mln in poultry production

World Poultry - Over the next four years Ovostar plans to invest US$90 million in modernising poultry production facilities in the Kiev region of Ukraine. Ovostar, currently the second largest egg and egg-products producer in Ukraine, will, in 2014, invest of about US$ 11-12 million in the expansion of the production capacities in Ukraine, according to a company statement. The money will be spent on the reconstruction of the Stavischanskoy poultry farm Kiev region, and in particular on…

Wheat rises June 06, 2014

June 06, 2014 Reuters- US wheat futures edged higher on Wednesday on a round of mild bargain buying following a 10-session losing streak that pushed prices to a three-month low, traders said. "Wheat is due for a bounce, but any rebound may be limited unless some major problems develop on the northern Plains into Canada or elsewhere around the world," said Bryce Knorr, senior editor at Farm Futures Magazine. Corn futures were lower for the fifth day in a row, with the front-month…

Farmers charged Rs five million over water pilferage

June 06, 2014 APP- Shujabad Canal Division has imposed special charges amounting to rupees five million on 155 farmers over water pilferages during Rabi season. According to Irrigation department sources, a total of 155 cases were reported at Shujabad Canal division during the Rabi season.

GIDC hike to push up urea price by Rs 70 per 50kg bag

RIZWAN BHATTI June 06, 2014  -BR Report The increase in Gas Infrastructure Development Cess (GIDC) for fuel stock component of fertiliser sector would have a price impact of around Rs 60-70 per 50-kg urea bag. In order to enhance revenue collection, under the budgetary measurers, the federal government, revising the previous rates, has set a maximum cap of Rs 300/mmbtu GIDC for fuel stock supply. According to Budget 2014-15, the government has also added a provision in the GIDC…

Meat One launches first outlet in Lahore

June 06, 2014- BR Report Meat One, a chain of specialty meat shops launched their first outlet in Lahore at Y Block, DHA, on Thursday. The outlet was inaugurated by the famous cricketer and ex-captain Inzamam ul Haq who was present along with other members of Pakistan Cricket team. Meat One is already well established in Karachi where it operates 12 outlets and plans to open additional shops throughout urban centres of Pakistan. The upscale meat chain that offers 60 varieties of beef,…

Sindh Mango Festival starts from 9th

06 June 2014 Karachi(APP)- The annual festival of the mangoes of Sindh province, Sindh Mango Festival, will be held from June 9th to 11th at district Mirpurkhas. Sindh Minister for Agriculture and Supply and Prices Sardar Ali Nawaz Khan Mahar will inaugurate the festival, said a statement issued on Thursday. Over 500 stalls of various kinds of mangoes will be set up in the mango festival. The companies which produce different products from mango will also participate in the event.…

Kitchen gardening, cultivation of summer vegetables

Kitchen gardening, cultivation of summer vegetables مارچ موسم گرما کی سبزیوں کی کاشت کا مہینہ ہے بلکہ اکثر جگہوں پر کاشت ہو بھی چکی ہے،کچن گارڈننگ کے لئے ابھی بھی آپ اپنے گھر میں موسم گرما کی سبزیوں کی کاشت کر سکتے ہیں۔پنجاب کی حکومت نے کچن گارڈننگ کے فروغ کے لئے کافی کام کیا ہے مزید معلومات کے لئے اس لنک سے فائدہ اٹھایا جاسکتا ہے یا ناظم ا دارہ تحقیقات سبزیات،ایوب زرعی تحقیقاتی ادارہ ، جھنگ روڈ ،فیصل آباد

Government criticised for ignoring rice exporters in budget

June 06, 2014 - BR Report Rice Exporters Association of Pakistan (REAP) Senior Vice-Chairman Chela Ram Kewlani has criticised the government for ignoring the association's proposals in the federal budget 2014-15. Speaking to Business Recorder here on Thursday, Kewlani said that the rice export industry was the country's second largest earner of foreign exchange, but this key export sector had been ignored in the recently announced budget. "In a recent meeting with Finance Minister…

‘KBD only solution to current water, energy crises’: PEC holds seminar

June 06, 2014 HASSAN ABBAS - BR Report - Former Indus Water Commissioner Syed Jamaat Ali Shah said on Thursday that Kalabagh Dam (KBD) is the only solution of current water and energy crises being faced by Pakistan. "Decisions on projects of national importance should be taken on administrative grounds instead of political considerations while building consensus on KBD seems impossible," he said. He stated this while talking to reporters after addressing a seminar on "Effects of…

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