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  • Enhanced wheat procurement to increase subsidy burden

    By Mar 04, 2020 5:19 PM

    LAHORE: The government decision to increase the state’s already large footprints in the country’s heavily controlled wheat market through its enhanced purchases of 8.25 million tonnes of staple grain from growers this year will significantly increase its subsidy burden.

  • Why wheat growers may need to target mildew this spring

    By Mar 04, 2020 5:08 PM

    The increased risk of mildew in this year’s wheat crops means growers may need to adopt a targeted treatment in the coming weeks, if they are to avoid the potential yield losses of up to 20% in susceptible varieties. Powdery mildew is not a disease on every wheat grower’s radar when formulating fungicide programmes in a typical spring. However, the very wet growing season has pushed drilling dates back, thus increasing the risk.

  • World wheat production on the rise again

    By Mar 04, 2020 5:00 PM

    The International Grains Council (IGC) released their latest grain market report late last week, and global wheat production is forecast to set another record high of 769 million tonnes in the 2020/21 marketing year. This compares to 763 million tonnes expected to be produced in the current season, itself a record, being 1 million tonnes higher than the previous mark set in 2017/18.

  • Turkey tenders to buy 305,000 tonnes of wheat

    By Mar 03, 2020 5:14 PM

    Turkey's state grain board TMO has issued a series of international tenders to purchase a total of some 305,000 tonnes of wheat, European traders said on Monday.

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