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  • No kidding: India police arrest goat for grazing in garden

    RAIPUR: Police in central India arrested a goat and its owner for repeatedly damaging a senior bureaucrat’s garden, a local official said on Tuesday...

    “The goat and the owner were under police custody and are out, as both the sections 427 and 447 of the IPC (Indian Penal Code) are bailable offences,” Paikra told AFP...

  • Tiger and goat eat, play together in Russian zoo

    MOSCOW: A goat sent to a Russian safari park as live prey for a Siberian tiger has instead befriended the big cat and the two have become inseparable in a story that has captivated Russians...

    Amur the tiger and Timur the goat now sleep in the same enclosure in the Primorsky safari park, outside the Pacific port city of Vladivostok, and the pair eat and play together in the snow and this week even head-butted each other for fun... ...

  • Afghanistan’s goat farmers find luxury niche in cashmere

    Some have since learned that the super-soft fluff that comes off in clumps as the weather warms up, once cleaned, refined and spun into yarn is cashmere — a luxury product that finds customers as far away as the United States, Britain and EuropeIt’s changed life for goat herders like Mohammad Amin...

    At this time of year, most of the female goats have kids and shed the cashmere, which Amin pulls off in huge handfuls...

  • Boy tortured to death over goat theft

    BAHAWALPUR: A 14-year-old boy was allegedly tortured to death on Saturday over goat theft at Uch Sharif, about 70 km from here...

    Family of deceased Muhammad Amir alleged that he was tortured to death for stealing a goat...

  • Qurbani becoming costlier despite rise in cow, goat numbers

    Joint Secretary General of the Alamgir Welfare Trust International (AWTI) Shakeel Dehlavi said the rate of goat has been raised by Rs1,000 to Rs13,350 this year while cow share price has been increased by Rs100 to Rs11,850...

    “Each share will weigh around 16 to 18kg, while the weight of goat will hover around 22-25kg,” he said...

  • India’s powerful farming lobby turns on Modi

    ”India’s poor but powerful farming lobby flocked to Modi’s right-wing Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) at the general election last May, when the Hindu nationalist premier won the biggest mandate in 30 years...

    But anger in rural areas has been mounting over his government’s bid to overhaul land purchasing laws, compounding woes over extensive damage to winter crops due to unseasonal rain across northern India...

  • Olive farming takes root in Potohar region

    Now, 52, the farmer did not see his economic condition improve until he took the difficult decision five years ago to turn to olive farming – then an alien practice in the area...

    Like Tajamal, there are scores of other farmers in the Potohar region who have switched to olive farming as the Punjab government has resolved to turn Potohar into an olive valley and is fully facilitating the growers...

  • Dynamics of date farming in Khairpur

    Most of the country’s produce comes from Sindh, where date farming is spread over 75,000 acres...

    The tremendous growth in date farming took place just after the Sukkur barrage was completed in the mid-1930s as the irrigated soil became more conducive for date palm...

  • Sustainable farming needed for food security: FAO

    ISLAMABAD: More productive and sustainable farming systems need to be developed to meet growing food demand, United Nations Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) report said on Monday...

    In the long term, the consolidation of farmland by investors may occur alongside the continuing fragmentation of land operated by traditional farming communities...

  • Flattened by erratic rain, Pakistani farmers ditch crop farming

    Heavily in debt and tired of struggling against the worsening effects of climate change, some farmers have decided to abandon crop farming altogether, instead turning to raising cattle and poultry as more reliable sources of income...

    ”Of the dozens of farmers in Punjab province who spoke with the foundation, most have already reduced their crop farming activities and started raising animals...

  • Date farming, processing unit being set up in DI Khan

    In this regard, the board has undertaken measures for setting up a modern date farming and processing unit in Dera Ismail Khan...

    About 1,000 acres of land has been identified for investors to establish a modern date farming and processing unit in DI Khan, with the operational capacity of 50 tons a day, said the board’s vice-chairman Senator Mohsin Aziz in a statement here on Wednesday...

  • Focus on precision farming

    AN international seminar held at Faisalabad’s university of agriculture on May 14 was told that it was time Pakistan adopted precision agriculture...

    0- hectares in area, whereas farms in China, India, and many other developing countries are often 2...

  • Training workshop on dairy farming

    LAHORE: The Department of Theriogenology of the University of Veterinary and Animal Sciences (UVAS) organised a one-day training workshop on ‘precision dairy farming’ at the Ravi Campus here on Tuesday...

    Dean Faculty of Animal Production and Technology Prof Dr Anjum Khalique chaired the workshop and emphasised the importance of the precision dairy farming in commercial farming...

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