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July 13, 2014

Latest Jobs at Pir Mehar Ali Shah Arid Agriculture University Rawalpindi

Latest Jobs at Pir Mehar Ali Shah Arid Agriculture University Rawalpindi A leading and  Latest Jobs at Pir Mehar Ali Shah Arid Agriculture University Rawalpindi is looking for talented, qualified and competent individuals for appointment against the posts mention below.... View all Government scanned jobs published in all newspapers like: jang, dawn, the news, the nation, express, Pakistan observer newspaper, daily kawish, daily mashriq, daily aaj ,khabrain newspaper or view…

Cotton trading declines

Sunday, July 13, 2014 Reuters - Trade turnover of cotton fell to mere 600 bales (155 kilograms each) at the open markets in Pakistan, as majority of spinning mill-owners put their buying orders on hold in wait for arrival of quality cotton, a dealer said on Saturday. “Majority of the spinning mill-owners put their buying orders for cotton on hold, as the available cotton in the markets is not of good quality that the owners want,” he said, adding that the situation resulted in low…

Organic food healthier at micronutrient level, says research

July 13, 2014 - A new review of research indicates organically grown foods have a higher level of anti-oxidants, substances thought to retard the aging process, than conventional agriculture. The study also indicates less pesticides, hardly surprising, and less of the toxic metal cadmium. This study should help quiet the debate over whether organic crops have provable health benefits. Higher antioxidant and lower cadmium concentrations and lower incidence of pesticide residues in…

Cooperatives see larger German wheat, rapeseed crops in 2014

July 13, 2014 Reuters - German farm co-operatives on Thursday forecast the country's 2014 wheat crop of all types will rise 1.8 percent on the year to 25.46 million tonnes, confirming a positive outlook. The estimate was little changed from their June forecast of 25.49 million tonnes. The co-operatives association forecast Germany's 2014 winter rapeseed crop will rise 3.5 percent to 5.97 million tonnes, up from 5.90 million tonnes they forecast in June. Germany is the European Union's…

KP, Iranian govts agree on economic cooperation

Sunday, July 13, 2014 PESHAWAR(dawn): The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Iranian governments on Saturday agreed on better cooperation in different economic sectors, including solar and hydel energy, oil and gas, education, health, agriculture, livestock and tourism, and exchange of delegations for it.The agreement came during a meeting between Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Chief Minister Pervez Khattak and Iranian consul general in Peshawar Hassan Darveshvand at the Chief Minister’s Secretariat here.…

EWT and PAGAJ organized DFE on Population and Environment

12 July 2014 Islamabad: Environmental Watch Trust (EWT) and Pakistan Association of Green Agricultural Journalists (PAGAJ) jointly organize DFE on Population and Environment in connection with the World Population Day in Baidari e Fiker Forum Islamabad. Chairperson Environmental Watch Trust Shumaila Javed Bhatti was the keynote speaker. Shumaila Javed Bhatti in her opening remarks Said the relationship between population. Climate change and the environment is complex. Today’s 1.8 billion…

Mango crisis: Pakistan unclear over export strategy

July 13, 2014 ISLAMABAD(PPI): Harvest Tradings Director Ahmad Jawad has said expats living in the US might once again wonder whether they will be able to buy Pakistani mangoes from their local grocery stores. “Pakistan has been working for a long time to tap into the American market with its high quality mangoes. The conditions and requirements set for Pakistani mango exports to the US have made it a costly matter.” Although Pakistan has its own irradiation plant in Lahore – M/s…

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