Progressive farmers getting 70-80 mound per acre wheat
We have to increase our productivity from an acre, he said, adding that the government had launched a campaign under which free tractors were being distributed among high yield producers in every district as a step towards increasing productivity and to ensure the food security.
Prices of essential food items remain stable
According to survey conducted by Business Recorder here on Sunday, the prices of almost all kitchen items remained unchanged. A 49-kg bag of high quality rice after slightly price increased now available at Rs 6,000 and Rs 7,200.
Purchase of wheat: Punjab government devises comprehensive policy
He inspected the arrangements at centre and reviewed the Bardana issuance process. He also met with the farmers on the spot and said that the Punjab government had been taken a number of measures for the welfare and betterment of the farmers.
Traders underscore need for security arrangements at fruit/vegetable market
He said the government prime responsibility to ensure protection of live and properties of the masses, adding that traders regularly paying number of taxes, despite the fact, the government didn't provide them adequate facilities.
EU raises 2016/17 wheat, maize, barley stocks forecasts
The rise in this month's stocks estimate for next season was also due to a nearly 400,000 tonnes increase in the 2016 crop production forecast in the EU bloc to 142.8 million tonnes.