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Fertilizer dealers: FBR initiates recovery proceedings

February 02, 2015 - Sohail Sarfraz - The Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) has launched recovery proceedings against those fertilizer dealers and distributors who have failed to deduct 4 percent withholding tax on payments received under section 153 of the Income Tax Ordinance, 2001. Sources told us here on Saturday that the FBR has issued instructions to all Chief Commissioners of Large Taxpayer Units and Regional Tax Offices (RTOs) on the non-deduction of withholding tax u/s 153(1)(a) of…

Plan to improve agriculture productivity charted out

January 29, 2015 - BR Report - Punjab Agriculture Department has formulated a plan costing Rs 152.328 million to improve agriculture productivity of Rabi and Kharif crops through balanced use of fertilizer in the province. Official sources told us. On Wednesday that under the plan, special attention will be accorded on improvement of soil nutrient status through NPK fertilisers and micronutrients according to the requirement of crop in different ecological zones. Punjab contributes a…

KBP fears Rs 80 raise in prices of fertilizer

June 10, 2014- BR Report Kisan Board Pakistan (KBP) President Sardar Zafar Hussein Khan has alleged that increase in gas infrastructure development cess on fuel stock being used by fertilizer manufacture may result in Rs 80 increase in per bag of fertilizer prices. He said that most important sector of agriculture had been badly neglected in the proposed budget for the year 2014-15 making it impossible for the growers especially small farmers to remain attached with the farming sector.…

First Pakistani appointed director in IFA

June 05, 2014 - BR Report For the first time ever in the history of the country, a Pakistani national has been appointed as a director of the prestigious and globally famous 'International Association for the global fertilizer Industry' (IFA), says a press release issued here on Wednesday. This honour has gone to the incumbent Chief Executive and Managing Director of the Fauji Fertilizer Company (FFC) Lieutenant General (Retired) Naeem Khalid Lodhi who also happens to be the Chairman…

Low domestic production: 0.5 million tons of urea may be imported for Kharif

January 22, 2014 MUSHTAQ GHUMMAN Federal government is likely to import 0.5 million tons of urea for Kharif 2014 because of domestic low production, sources close to the Secretary Industries told us. "National Fertilizer Development Centre (NFDC) forecasts that there will be a shortfall of 0.3 million tons of urea during Kharif 2014. Moreover, there is a requirement of 0.2 million tons of urea for strategic reserves and to curb black marketing/hoarding," the sources added. The sources said…

How to Make Your Own Fertilizer

By Erin Huffstetler, About Guide Learn how to make your own fertilizer, and keep your garden green without spending a lot of green. Here are several great homemade fertilizer recipes to try: Epsom Salt Fertilizer Use in Place of: Houseplant food Vegetable fertilizer Make Your Own Fertilizer Rose plant food What You Need: 1 Tablespoon Epsom Salt 1 gallon water A watering can What You Do: 1. Combine the Epsom salt and water. 2. Use the solution to water your…

Two more NFML officials suspended over corruption charges: Fertilizer Industry

December 10, 2013 MUSHTAQ GHUMMAN Fertilizer Industry: National Fertilizer Marketing Limited (NFML) has suspended two more officials on corruption charges on the directives of Minister for Industries and Production (MoI&P), Ghulam Murtaza Jatoi, official sources told us here on Monday. "We have suspended Waqas Ashraf Ranjha, incharge Kissan Store Okara, and Muhammad Ali Shah, incharge Emanabad (Kamoki) store, on Monday," the sources added. Last week, NMFL suspended three…

China Green Agriculture Launched Three New Fertilizer Products

Nov. 3, 2013 XI'AN, China, Nov. 3, 2013 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- China Green Agriculture, Inc. (NYSE: CGA; "CGA" or the "Company"), a company mainly produces and distributes humic acid-based compound fertilizers, other varieties of compound fertilizers and agricultural products through its operating subsidiaries in China, today announced that it launched three new fertilizer products and added 37 new distributors in the first quarter ended September 30, 2013. Out of the three new…

Flawed urea deal: erring officials get away with only a warning

October 28, 2013 MUSHTAQ GHUMMAN Official documents reveal that the Economic Co-ordination Committee(ECC) of the Cabinet presided over by Finance Minister Ishaq Dar, on July 2, 2013 had allowed the import of 0.3 million tons of urea under the guise of an "emergency" while setting aside Public Procurement Regulatory Authority (PPRA) rules 2004 which opposed the proposal saying that " there is no emergency". A minimum period of 30 days is mandatory for International Competitive…

WWF-Pakistan signs MoU for organic fertilizer in agriculture

Friday, October 25, 2013 Peshawar—World Wide Fund for Nature-Pakistan (WWF-Pakistan) signed an MOU with Wahdat Farms to promote the use of organic fertilizer for better crop yield at WWF’s head office at Ferozepur road. The MoU was signed by Ali Hassan Habib, Director General, WWF-Pakistan and Aurangzeb Khan, Managing Director, Wahdat Enterprises, says a press release issued here on Thursday. A licensing agreement was also signed by Anwar Naseem, Senior Director Operations, WWF-Pakistan and…

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