October 25, 2013


Pakistan sets wheat production target at 19 million tonnes



For the 2013-14 season, Pakistan has set wheat cultivation and production target at 16.5 million acres and 19 million tonnes, respectively.


This was stated by Punjab Minister for Agriculture Furrukh Javiad on Tuesday (Oct 22).


In order to reap a good harvest, the minister asked the farmers of Barani area to complete wheat sowing by November 15. He said the provincial government had made elaborative arrangements for provision of quality certified seed of wheat through Punjab Seed Corporation.