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Govt apathy to be blamed for declining trend in rice export

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 Pakistani exports are likely to suffer as arch-rival India is employing better techniques to grab the market Indian farmers get subsidy on fertilizers, seeds, pesticides and electricity unlike their Pakistani counterparts   LAHORE: Rice exports are likely to be declined as the government is unwilling to facilitate the farmers while India is doing its best to grab the international market. Pakistani rice is popular across ... Read More »

Farmers warn govt of protests against cotton policy, heavy taxes

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Pakistan Kissan Ittehad president announces that farmers will not pay taxes on agricultural income MULTAN: The Pakistan Kissan Ittehad (PKI) will start a protest demonstration against the cotton policy and heavy taxes imposed on the farmers. They will initiate a protest movement against the discriminatory taxes and low rates of cotton yarn and paddy. PKI President Khalid Mehmood Khokhar said, ... Read More »

Issue of fertilizer subsidy

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According to newspaper reports, the Ministry of National Food Security and Research is dilly-dallying the issue of subsidy on fertilizers, leaving little room for the farmers to enthusiastically participate in the next season crops. The use of fertilizers is the basic element in the modern farming and the growers deserve every facility from the government, but the present situation will ... Read More »

Cotton year in India and Pakistan

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India has declared 2014 as the cotton year and has set an ambitious target of producing nearly 40 million bales or 6.74 million tonne of cotton, making it the biggest cotton producing country in the world. India will grow cotton on 28 million acres of land replacing China which is the biggest cotton producing country in the world by now. ... Read More »