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Agriculture and livestock 100 days plan will ensure sustainability, Minister of Agriculture Khyber Pakhtunkhwa

Minister for Agriculture and Livestock, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Moheeb Ullah Khan instructed authorities to finalize the 100 days plan for agriculture and livestock sector and to completely dedicate the plan for uplifting the farmer’s livelihood and to increase the production in order to enhance the economy of the country. He expressed his views while addressing the conference of 100 days planning ...

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Current season is very important with respect to wheat sowing, Agriculture Department.

In order to obtain higher production of wheat, Government of Punjab has directed field officers of Agriculture Department to provide full guidance to the farmers. Like previous year, this year officers are also instructed to assists farmers in wheat cultivation and to use all the resources for providing guidance to the farmers. As current season is very important for the ...

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Use of modern technologies in agriculture is the necessity, Ismail Rahu

Minister of Agriculture, Ismail Rahu said that the use of modern technologies and methods in agriculture is the necessity of current era. He expressed his views while attaining the inauguration ceremony of ICT Agricultural Extension Service Centre in Hyderabad Sindh. He said that now a days in agriculture there is a huge importance of ICT. There is completely an era ...

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During winter season pomegranate plants should be irrigated at an interval of 20 to 25 days.

In summers pomegranate plants are irrigated at an interval of 8 to 10 days while during winters plants are irrigated at an interval of 20 to 25 days. Keeping in mind the climatic conditions, irrigation schedule can be adjusted. Irrigation is stopped from flowering stage till fruiting. At this time if water is applied then the flowers shed and hence ...

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Farmers are instructed to follow recommendations to overcome water scarcity, Agriculture Experts

Agricultural department has advised farmers to follow agricultural recommendations to overcome water scarcity. The spokesman agriculture department said that timely cultivation should be done for every crop.  Recommended rate of wheat should be used per acre so that good growth can be achieved. However, he said that for the cultivation of crops, laser technology should be used in order to conserve moisture ...

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Rain occurred in different areas of Punjab have positive Impact on wheat

Rain which occurred yesterday in Punjab will have a positive impact on wheat, gram and other crops. Director General Punjab Agriculture Department Extension Adaptive and Research (A&R) Muhammad Zafar YabHaider said this while taking to APP on Thursday. He said, “Removing weeds from standing crops is very important as they consume moisture and food which are to be utilized by ...

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Farmers should immediately start cultivation of Alsi, Agriculture Experts

Agriculture specialists have instructed farmers to immediately start cultivation of Alsi as soon as possible, so that higher production can be obtained by timely cultivating the crop. Therefore, it must be cultivated before 20th November. For the cultivation of linseed, medium fertile soil having a good drainage system is important. Ploughing should be done to a greater depth as the ...

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Sunflower seed contains 40% high quality crude oil, Experts.

Sunflower is one of the most important annual crops in the world grown for its edible oil. Its seeds contains 40 percent high quality crude oil. Nutritional benefits is highly attributed due to the vitamin A, B and K content. Sunflower is a short season crop and it is usually ready to harvest after 100-125 days. It is cultivated two ...

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Awareness campaigns have been started for farmers in order to control smog.

Under direction of Commissioner Sahiwal Division, Arif Anwar Bloch, Agriculture Department of Sahiwal Division has started campaigns for farmers to highlight the health effects of crop residue burning. Burning of agricultural biomass residue, or Crop Residue Burning (CRB) has been identified as a major health hazard. In addition to causing exposure to extremely high levels of particulate matter concentration to ...

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Ideal seed rate for fennel cultivation is 3-4 kg per acre, Spokesperson Agriculture Department

Fennel (Saunf) is an aromatic plant crop which is commercially cultivated as an annual herb. Till 20th November farmers are instructed to use 3-4 kg seed for per acre land. The distance between two rows should be kept 1.5 ft. while plant to plant distance should not be less than 9 inches, so that the germination can occur smoothly. They ...

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