Patterns of varietal adoption and economics of rice production in Asia

Rice research remains an important global undertaking to ensure an adequate food supply for sustainable food security of the poor. Improved technologies for rice productivity growth are critical for achieving food security and reducing poverty in the face of increasing competition for land, labor, and water and the challenges posed by global warming. [embeddoc url=”http://oasisagropk.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/01/Rice-varities-in-Asia-Economics-and-Pattern.pdf” […]

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رائس ایکسپورٹرز کا غیرملکی خریداروں کوایوارڈ دینے کا فیصلہ

رائس ایکسپورٹرز کا غیرملکی خریداروں کوایوارڈ دینے کا فیصلہ

| رائس ایکسپورٹرز ایسوسی ایشن (ریپ )کے زیر اہتمام 20فروری کو اپنے انٹر نیشنل بائرز (غیر ملکی خریدار وں)کی خدمات کو سراہنے کیلئے انٹر نیشنل بائرز ایوارڈ کی تقریب دبئی میں منعقد ہورہی ہے رائس ایکسپورٹرز ایسوسی ایشن (ریپ )کے زیر اہتمام 20فروری کو اپنے انٹر نیشنل بائرز (غیر ملکی خریدار وں)کی خدمات کو سراہنے […]

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Rice in Pakistan 1993-2017

Rice in Pakistan 1993-2017

This statistic show the cultivation area, production per acre and average yield of rice in Pakistan from 1993-2018. Year Area/(‘000’hectares) Sindh Punjab Balochistan KPK Pakistan 1993-94 702.9 1300.6 120.9 62.7 2187.1 1994-95 598.3 1338.7 124.3 63.3 2124.6 1995-96 642.3 1327.8 128 63.7 2161.8 1996-97 701.8 1354.5 130.1 64.7 2251.1 1997-98 689.3 1409.9 151.3 66.8 2317.3 […]

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Moisture required for composting

Moisture required for composting

Moisture is a parameter closely related to microorganisms, because, like all living beings, they use water to transport nutrients and energy elements through the cell membrane. The ideal moisture of the compost is around 55%, although it varies depending on physical condition, size of the particles and the composting system. If moisture drops below 45%, […]

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Organic Cotton Guides

Organic Cotton Guides

Aiming to provide a blueprint for companies sourcing organic cotton, and incorporating it into their supply chains, Keringand Textile Exchange published two comprehensive guides on the organic cotton trade this week. The guides offer detailed best practices and sourcing models for a more responsible trade. Overall, the guides aim to make it easier to source organic cotton by […]

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Challenges facing Pakistan cotton production

Challenges facing Pakistan cotton production

Cotton is one of the most important fiber and cash crop of the world. Pakistan is the 3rd largest exporter of raw cotton and a leading exporter of yarn in the world; contributes nearly 10 percent in the agriculture GDP and is a source of 60 percent foreign exchange earnings. The value addition through cotton […]

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CCP begins inquiry into poultry sector

CCP begins inquiry into poultry sector

ISLAMABAD:  The Competition Commission of Pakistan (CCP) has initiated an inquiry into a possible collusion between various market players to set prices in the poultry sector. The CCP initiated the inquiry under its suo motu powers after strong indications of organised communication between poultry sector players relating to prices came to light. In this regard, […]

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Livestock farmers urged to get maximum production

Livestock farmers urged to get maximum production

Rawalpindi: Farmers Day was celebrated at Union Council Chak Baili Khan on Thursday. Livestock farmers, local body representatives, Veterinary Doctors, para-veterinary staff and field staff members attended the event. Addressing on the occasion, Divisional Director Livestock & Dairy Development Rawalpindi Dr. Ghulam Hussain Bhutta underlined the need of proper healthcare of animals to get maximum […]

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Argentina to cut soy export taxes over next two years

As Argentine soybean farmers raced to get their crop in the ground last fall, they at least can say they’re facing some potentially lower costs down the road: The administration announced a plan to cut the “retentions”—export taxes on soybeans—by half a percent monthly. In December the withholdings were at 30% and will end 2018 […]

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