Walnuts Australia wins top gong for agriculture in export awards Tasmania-based Walnuts Australia Pty Ltd (WAPL) beat out beef, wine, seafood and organic food companies to win the agribusiness segment of the Australian Export Awards on Nov. 26 in Melbourne. For the previous three years the Agribusiness Award went to beef and dairy companies. WAPL […]
Mitratani Eyes IDR130 Billion Revenue through Agribusiness Export SURABAYA – PT Perkebunan Nusantara X through its subsidiary PT Mitratani Dua Tujuh eyes revenue of IDR130 billion this year through the export increase for various agribusiness products. The company which produces frozen vegetables such as edamame, mukimame, edatski, and okra soybean plans to add bean in […]
Suppliers” prequalification: MoC bars TCP from conducting process On the directives of the National Accountability Bureau (NAB), the Ministry of Commerce (MoC) has restricted the Trading Corporation of Pakistan (TCP) from conducting prequalification process of suppliers for commodity procurement.
Cotton market: rates firm on rising demand by mills Strong demand by mills, helped the rates to hold present levels on the cotton market on Tuesday, dealers said. The official spot rate was unchanged at Rs 5300, they added. In ready session, around 14,000 bales of cotton changed hands between Rs 5325-5500, they said.
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Quality Control of Pesticides and Registration of Pesticides Distributors Pesticides Sampling Pesticides sampling is a regular phenomenon of this Directorate General to check the adulteration in pesticides. To ensure the quality of pesticides, each pesticides inspector will regularly conduct intelligence based raids and draw samples from the stores/ warehouses/ shops of vendor, dealers, distributors & […]
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Research scientists work to unravel complex arid, semiarid landscapes A team of researchers has developed a multi-faceted process to study arid and semiarid landscapes that takes into account the wide range of factors influencing changes that can result in desertification. Led by Debra Peters, research scientist for the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Agricultural Research Service […]
Une agriculture rentable avec moins d’herbicides ? C’est possible ! L’usage massif des herbicides dans l’agriculture pose question. Mais pourrait-on s’en passer ? Pour le savoir, l’Inra mène une expérimentation depuis 12 ans en Bourgogne. L’ingénieur de recherche Nicolas Munier-Jolain dresse un bilan plutôt positif de ces systèmes de culture en protection intégrée. En utilisant certains […]
Agri-business Requires Tech Support To Boost Productivity Farming sector requires technology involvement to improve productivity, says NRDC chairman Bangalore: Government must provide soft loans to farmers for supplementing technology use in their quest for increasing agricultural output, the chairman and managing director of the National Research Development Corporation (NDRC) Rajendra Dhabol has said.
Slf-propelled multi-row weeder for dryland crops The Arecanut Research and Development Foundation (ARDF) will conduct a three-day ‘agri machinery fair’ in November. Addressing presspersons here, Mr K. Padmanabha, Managing Trustee of ARDF and President of Central Arecanut and Cocoa Marketing and Processing Cooperative (Campco) Ltd, said that farm labour scarcity is affecting the agriculture sector. […]
Farmers go for tunnel technology to improve productivity Farmers of the country are increasingly adopting state-of-the-art tunnel technology that offers five times more profit and productivity against traditional methods of farming, improves livelihood of local communities and ensures food security in the country, agricultural experts say.
Pakistan develops Ug99-resistant wheat varieties Pakistan continues to face the threat of ‘Ug99’, a disease that cause rust on wheat, as the country has not developed enough disease-resistant varieties, cautioned an official of the US Department of Agriculture. “The threat is enormous because Pakistan does not have many Ug99-resistant varieties,” Ian Winborne, Plant Health Adviser […]
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Cotton, maize and sugarcane crops: met Office warns farmers of pest, viral attacks The Met Office has warned the farmers of pest and viral attacks on sugarcane and other standing crops following the expected monsoon rains in the upcountry. “Pest/viral attacks and more weeds growth are expected after monsoon rains in sugarcane and other […]
Up to 80 percent price hike registered in all varieties of fruits The sky-rocketing prices of fruits in wholesale and retail markets have pushing the buyers beyond their purchasing power, as registering an hike of 70 to 80 percent in all varieties of fruits during the first 10 days of the holy month of Ramazan. […]
Don’t rush maize establishment Maize growers have been urged not to rush into drilling crops this spring, despite the mild winter and relatively high soil temperatures. Early-sown crops are more prone to being “knocked back” by colder weather, which will reduce yield potential and possibly put them at greater risk from wireworm damage, says Hutchinsons […]
Two held: firms making fake pesticides, chemicals raided Punjab Agriculture Department (PAD) raided a fake pesticide and zinc sulphate manufacturing company and took into custody fake goods worth hundreds of thousand rupees and handed over two accused to the police for further proceedings. According to PAD spokesman, District Officer Agriculture (Extension) Muhammad Waris Thakur and […]
Manifold increase in demand of dates in twin cities In holy month of Ramazan, the demand of dates has increased manifolds in twin cities of Islamabad and Rawalpindi. Owing to the demand, small vendors have set up date’s stalls at various places in the twin cities to facilitate the citizens, while shopkeepers have also displayed […]
Farming marches forward Tomasz Szulc from the Industrial Institute of Agricultural Engineering in Poznań told the participants of this year’s Science – Business – Agriculture Conference about the latest trends in agricultural technologies available on the market.