Soil organic matter affects so many soil properties and processes that a complete discussion of the topic is beyond the scope. Often one effect leads to another, so that a complex chain of multiple benefits results from the addition of organic matter to soils. For example, adding organic mulch to the soil surface encourages earthworm […]
But Iowa’s Legislature is caught between the economic engine of renewable energy and the convenience stores that dot the landscape of the state as well — Casey’s, Kum & Go. With thousands of stores each, state lawmakers are probably more likely to have a convenience store in their district than an ethanol plant. This criticism […]
According to the Energy Information Administration (EIA) in a June 8, 2020, report, U.S. fuel ethanol production fell dramatically during late March and in April 2020, driven by significant reductions in motor gasoline demand as a result of mitigation efforts for the 2019 novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19). “Fuel ethanol production fell to 537,000 barrels per […]
One farmer has pioneered drip irrigation to grow to be wasteland right into a fruit orchard in Punjab – however at a value few can reflect. For so long as Hasan Abdullah can take into accout the 50-acre sandy dune on his 400-acre farmland in Sadiqabad, Pakistan’s Punjab province, was an irritant – nothing grew […]
Thankfully, the feeder cattle market does have some positivity backing its position. While it’s undoubtedly true that feed costs are high and that marketing cattle this year could be a colorful challenge, we can’t look at the market through a singular perspective. Just as it’s important to note input costs, it would be careless to […]
Saturday, July 20, 2013 By Abrar Hamza The total increase in exports of commodities during fiscal year (FY) 2012-13 outweighed that of imports as the exports went up by 3.0 percent while the imports rose just slightly by 0.08 percent, data of Pakistan Bureau of Statistics (PBS) stated on Friday.Total value of selected commodities imports […]
Dr. Khalid Mushtaq Associate Professor Institute of Agricultural & Resource Economics Faculty of Social Sciences University of Agriculture Faisalabad.