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Department of Agriculture Punjab has issued strategies for the protection of crops during the rains

The spokesman of the Department of Agriculture, Punjab has told the protection of various crops during the rains, the sugarcane, rice and fodder are tolerated by water. So farmers can shift rain water to these fields to avoid damage, while cotton and vegetable crops do not tolerate water. If there is 48 hours of water standing in the cotton crop ...

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Balanced feeding for improving livestock productivity, Livestock Specialists.

Providing balance feed to the animals, along with the vaccination against mouth and foot disease and other harmful diseases is necessary for improving livestock productivity. Due to the import of dairy animals from Australia, Netherlands and other countries, the emerging diseases of these imported livestock are causing new health problems to the local animals and hence requires experts to play ...

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New agricultural policy will be announced tomorrow

According to the State Bank of Pakistan, State Bank of Pakistan will announce a new policy tomorrow on Tuesday 16 July 2019. Spoke person of State Bank of Pakistan Raza Bakar will announce new policy of agriculture in press conference on Tuesday July 16 at 4 o’clock.

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Irrigation Department Punjab Congratulates Provincial Government For Controlling Water Theft

The sources in the Punjab Irrigation Department said that around 60 per cent reduction has been made in water theft owing to the efforts of Provincial Irrigation Minister Mohsin Leghari and Secretary Ahmed Javed Qazi. The sources said that as many as 26,000 water theft cases were surfaced in the province last year in which 36 accused were arrested. Water theft cases witnessed sharp declined during the current ...

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Guidelines to protect cabbage nurseries from insect attack

Agriculture department has directed safety measures for the presence of white flies and army worm attack on cabbage nursery and said that due to the intensity of summer heat, there is a danger of white fly and army worm attack on nursery. After the germination is completed, thinning of week and diseased plants in necessary so that healthy plants can ...

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Guava orchards must be irrigated at an interval of 20 to 25 days

Experts have directed gardeners to irrigate guava orchards at an interval of 20 to 25 days. During the month of February and March, the irrigation should be done after 15 to 20 days. Agriculture experts said that guava is the fourth most important fruit of Pakistan, and third most important fruit of Punjab province, whose yield has exceeded more than ...

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Directed gardeners to special care of fruit plants

According to Agriculture Department spokesman, gardeners should take special care of the fruit plants in the summer so that the better quality of fruits can be achieved. Fruits can be burned because of hot and dry climate, and its peel can be shattered because of which affects the fruit quality. The stomata of the leaves closed due to excessive heat ...

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Use proper fertilizer for the best yield of Jaman plants : Agriculture Experts

For Jamun plantation, it requires well prepared land. To bring soil to good level, plough land once. Then pits are dug and are filled with Farm Yard Manure in the ratio of 3:1. Transplantation of seedlings is done on raised beds.Apply well rotten Farmyard manure or compost @20-25kg/plant/year in pre bearing period. The FYM dose should be increased when plants ...

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More incentives should be announced for agri sector in budget

The Islamabad Chamber of Commerce & Industry (ICCI) has said that the agriculture was playing important role in the economic development of the country and providing raw material to many industries, therefore, government should consider announcing more incentives, reduces input costs, improve access of farmers to market, provide cheaper financing options and reduces input costs, for this sector in the ...

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Demand for withdraw the extra-custom duty, Value-added tax on edible oil

The Pakistan Vanaspati Manufacturers Association (PVMA) demanded the government to withdraw five percent additional customs duties and three percent value-added tax on imported oil. PVMA officials called for this in meeting with traders and industrialists. He said that the Pakistan is the world’s third largest importer country of Palm oil, which imports about $ 2.5 billion edible oil and over ...

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