50pc subsidy on cotton seed

Related Keywords: approved varieties of cotton seed, Commissioned Research Programme, Cotton growers, cotton production, cotton seed, crops, subsidised rate

Islamabad
Summary: 
The Secretary Agriculture said that Punjab government has issued 110,000 smart phones to the farmers equipped with special applications through which extension services are being provided to cotton growers and other crops. He said that 350.889 million rupees are being spent on Commissioned Research Programme for high yield cotton seed production.

The Secretary Agriculture said that Punjab government has issued 110,000 smart phones to the farmers equipped with special applications through which extension services are being provided to cotton growers and other crops. He said that 350.889 million rupees are being spent on Commissioned Research Programme for high yield cotton seed production.

https://nation.com.pk/13-Aug-2018/govt-gives-50pc-subsidy-on-cotton-seed
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Australia's cotton industry celebrates it's industry achievers with the presentation of the 2018 Australian Cotton Industry Awards

Related Keywords: agronomists, Australian Cotton Industry Awards, consultants and researchers, Cotton Achiever, Cotton Australia’s, Cotton growers, cotton industry, COTTON Seed Distributors Researcher, cotton-growing valleys, from growers and ginners to product suppliers, research to farmers, supply chain, sustainability

Australia
Summary: 
Cotton Australia chief executive Adam Kay said award recipients excelled in their field. He said that, “The one thing all the recipients have in common is that they are constantly testing the boundaries of what can be achieved in their respective fields.” “Whether it’s making improvements to sustainability and water efficiency on farm, delivering crucial new research to farmers, making outstanding contributions to industry or leading the next generation of cotton growers, they’re all making significant advancements. “The Australian Cotton Industry Awards are an important way of showcasing those who are achieving great things and also a way of discovering new ambassadors for the industry.“ It was an extremely strong field of finalists and I congratulate them all.”Mr Kay said the awards dinner was a huge success, bringing together growers and industry representatives from all corners of Australia’s cotton-growing valleys.

Cotton Australia chief executive Adam Kay said award recipients excelled in their field. He said that, “The one thing all the recipients have in common is that they are constantly testing the boundaries of what can be achieved in their respective fields.” “Whether it’s making improvements to sustainability and water efficiency on farm, delivering crucial new research to farmers, making outstanding contributions to industry or leading the next generation of cotton growers, they’re all making significant advancements.

https://www.weeklytimesnow.com.au/news/rural-weekly/cotton-awards-honour-industry-achievers/news-story/48af103e98bfeef075b53e743debf335
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Farmers have no alternative to the cost-intensive Bt cotton seeds

Related Keywords: Bt seeds are supposed to be genetically engineered to be resistant to the bollworm pest, cost-intensive Bt cotton, Cotton growers, financial support is needed for the cotton growers, massive attack damaged even the Bt cotton crop in Maharashtra

Nagpur
Summary: 
So far, licences for supply equal to 1.25 crore bags have been granted, with that of another 50 crore in the process, said a source in agriculture department.On the other hand, the seed companies appear to be bullish on demand for Bt seeds for the coming season. According to estimates made on basis of licences granted by the agriculture department, 1.75 crore bags of Bt seeds may be pumped in the market by seed makers. This is 10 lakh bags more than the supply available in the state last year.

So far, licences for supply equal to 1.25 crore bags have been granted, with that of another 50 crore in the process, said a source in agriculture department.On the other hand, the seed companies appear to be bullish on demand for Bt seeds for the coming season. According to estimates made on basis of licences granted by the agriculture department, 1.75 crore bags of Bt seeds may be pumped in the market by seed makers. This is 10 lakh bags more than the supply available in the state last year.

https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/nagpur/bt-seeds-have-left-farmers-without-option-state-agri-min/articleshow/63873106.cms
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Burkina Faso ‘s cotton output revised

Related Keywords: African cotton, Cotton growers, cotton production, production target

Burkina Faso
Burkina Faso ‘s cotton output revised
Summary: 
One of Africa’s top cotton growers, Burkina Faso, revised its 2017-18 cotton production to 563,000 tons, down from earlier estimate of 650,000 tons.

One of Africa’s top cotton growers, Burkina Faso, revised its 2017-18 cotton production to 563,000 tons, down from earlier estimate of 650,000 tons.

It had earlier showed a downward projection of its cotton harvest owing to the fact that insufficient rains coupled with pest invasion during sowing period decreased production.

Cotton is the second largest export item for Burkina Faso. It accounts for around 15 per cent revenue to the country’s foreign exchange, and employs about four million people.

http://www.ecofinagency.com/agriculture/1311-37728-burkina-faso-s-cotton-output-to-stand-at-563-000-tons-in-2017/2018
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Turkmenistan harvest over 1.05 mn tons of raw cotton

Related Keywords: agricultural equipment, contractual obligations, cotton, Cotton growers, harvested over 1.05 million tons of raw cotton, important export product, machine operators, main raw material, modern high performance, textile industry of Turkmenistan, Turkmen farmers fulfilled, world famous brands

Ashgabat
Turkmenistan harvest over 1.05 mn tons of raw cotton
Summary: 
Cotton is the main raw material for the textile industry of Turkmenistan. Moreover, it is an important export product. The country’s State News Agency reported that Turkmen farmers have fulfilled contractual obligations by having harvested over 1.05 million tons of raw cotton.

Cotton is the main raw material for the textile industry of Turkmenistan. Moreover, it is an important export product. The country’s State News Agency reported that Turkmen farmers have fulfilled contractual obligations by having harvested over 1.05 million tons of raw cotton.

Turkmen President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov congratulated farmers and cotton growers, machine operators and other workers of the agro-industrial complex on this occasion.

The Turkmen farmers are provided with fertilizers, seeds, chemicals and maintenance at discounted prices.

https://en.trend.az/casia/turkmenistan/2811336.html
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Trading remain active with drop in cotton prices

Related Keywords: Cotton growers, cottonseed prices down, ginners had oversold lint, Karachi Cotton Association, Karachi cotton exchange, KCE recorded eleven transactions, kerb market, local farmers, necessary measures, providing level playing field, reduce the import of cotton, spot rates fell, trading remain active

Karachi
Trading remain active with drop in cotton prices
Summary: 
At the Karachi Cotton Exchange on Tuesday, trading remain active while spot rates fell Rs50/maund to Rs6,250/maund (37.324kg) and Rs6,698/40kg. Ex-Karachi rates also dropped to Rs6,395/maund and Rs6,853/40kg after an addition of Rs145 and Rs155 as upcountry expenses, respectively.

At the Karachi Cotton Exchange on Tuesday, trading remain active while spot rates fell Rs50/maund to Rs6,250/maund (37.324kg) and Rs6,698/40kg. Ex-Karachi rates also dropped to Rs6,395/maund and Rs6,853/40kg after an addition of Rs145 and Rs155 as upcountry expenses, respectively.

KCE recorded 11 transactions of around 15,000 bales at a price of Rs6,225 to Rs6,400/maund. Transactions were recorded from Mirpurkhas, Sanghar, Hyderabad, Kotri, Shahdadpur, Tando Adam, Qaboola, Burewala, Sahiwal, Khanewal and Chichawatni.

https://www.thenews.com.pk/print/223700-Cotton-falls
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Punjab state sets target of 4 lakh hectares under cotton cultivation

Related Keywords: Agriculture Department, Agriculture Department under high density plantation technique, Cotton growers, eight districts of the Malwa belt, giving a subsidy of Rs five hundred per acre, Indian state of Punjab, set a target of four lakh hectares, this season, under cotton cultivation

Malout
Punjab state sets target of 4 lakh hectares under cotton cultivation
Summary: 
The Indian state of Punjab Agriculture Department has set a target of 4 lakh hectares to be brought under cotton cultivation in eight districts of the Malwa belt this season. Last year, the area under cotton cultivation was 2.56 lakh hectares. Meanwhile, the Agriculture Department under its high density plantation technique is giving a subsidy of Rs 500 per acre to cotton growers.

The Indian state of Punjab Agriculture Department has set a target of 4 lakh hectares to be brought under cotton cultivation in eight districts of the Malwa belt this season. Last year, the area under cotton cultivation was 2.56 lakh hectares. Meanwhile, the Agriculture Department under its high density plantation technique is giving a subsidy of Rs 500 per acre to cotton growers.

http://www.tribuneindia.com/news/punjab/area-under-cotton-state-sets-target-of-4-lakh-hectares/403781.html
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Restricted buying by mills and spinners kept cotton rates firm

Related Keywords: cotton bales, Cotton growers, Cotton market, cotton rates firm, official spot rate remained unchanged, phutti rates, Restricted buying by mills and spinners, seed cotton prices unmoved

Karachi
Restricted buying by mills and spinners kept cotton rates firm
Summary: 
In the process of restricted buying by mills and spinners, cotton rates were firm at the cotton market on Friday, as per dealers. The official spot rate remained unchanged at Rs 6300. In Sindh, seed cotton prices were unmoved at Rs 2800-3350 while in Punjab, phutti rates held the overnight levels at Rs 2800 and Rs 3550, as per 40 kg.

In the process of restricted buying by mills and spinners, cotton rates were firm at the cotton market on Friday, as per dealers. The official spot rate remained unchanged at Rs 6300. In Sindh, seed cotton prices were unmoved at Rs 2800-3350 while in Punjab, phutti rates held the overnight levels at Rs 2800 and Rs 3550, as per 40 kg.

http://www.brecorder.com/cotton-a-textiles/185/121065/
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Pakistan cotton output likely to fall short of target

Related Keywords: assess volume of silver fibre crop, CCAC, competitive support price, Cotton growers, cotton production, cotton seed, current season, drop in prices, farmers under sowed, Federal Committee on Agriculture, high temperature, Pakistan cotton, rains hit cotton cultivation, remain lower

Islamabad
Pakistan cotton output likely to fall short of target
Summary: 
At the beginning of current season, the Federal Committee on Agriculture had projected that farmers would plant cotton over an area of 3.009 million hectares and produce 14.101 million bales. But Pakistan’s cotton produce is expected to remain lower at around 10.542 million bales in the current season because farmers under-sowed the cash crop on the fears of further drop in prices.

At the beginning of current season, the Federal Committee on Agriculture had projected that farmers would plant cotton over an area of 3.009 million hectares and produce 14.101 million bales. But Pakistan’s cotton produce is expected to remain lower at around 10.542 million bales in the current season because farmers under-sowed the cash crop on the fears of further drop in prices.

https://www.thenews.com.pk/print/169958-Cotton-crop-likely-to-miss-production-target#
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Price of long staple cotton expected to remain firm in July-August

Related Keywords: advice farmers on cotton price, analyse monthly prices in Konganapuram, Cotton growers, cotton prices, harvest period, prices of long staple summer cotton on harvest, regulated Tamil Nadu market, take sowing decisions, Tamil Nadu Agricultural University, the last nine years

Tamil Nadu
Price of long staple cotton expected to remain firm in July-August
Summary: 
Tamil Nadu Agricultural University has advised cotton growers to take sowing decisions based on their advisory as prices of long staple summer cotton on harvest are expected to be around Rs. 5,500-5,800 per quintal in July-August.

Tamil Nadu Agricultural University has advised cotton growers to take sowing decisions based on their advisory as prices of long staple summer cotton on harvest are expected to be around Rs. 5,500-5,800 per quintal in July-August.

The major cotton growing districts of Tamil Nadu are Dharmapuri, Tiruvannamalai, Vellore, Perambalur, Tiruchirapallii and Salem.

http://www.thehindu.com/business/Industry/cotton-price-expected-to-remain-stable-in-julyaugust/article8327754.ece
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