Cotton crop target goes down after heavy rains

STAFF REPORT MULTAN: Unexpected rains in May have destroyed the cultivated cotton besides reducing the wheat procurement target by 30 per cent.
Experts say that climatic changes and discouraging agriculture policies are the reasons behind reduction in the wheat procurement and decline in cotton sowing by 1.7 million acres in southern Punjab.
They said that growers are reluctant to go for re-sowing due to high expenditures and poor output. "The heavy rainfall is not only the

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