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Increase in export of wheat and spices but decrease in export of rice

In the first eight months of the current financial year, wheat exports recorded a significant increase in the country. According to data from Bureau of Bureau of Statistics, from July to Lakharori, Pakistan earned more than $ 11 million from the exports of 5 lakh 13 thousand 124 metric tonnes of wheat, which is 777.44% higher than the same period ...

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The possibility of increase in sugar price in Ramadan

Ramadan begins to threaten consumers to increase in sugar prices, while looking at increasing inflation, the stockers speed up their actions. Sugar retail traders face difficulties in sugar acquisition, Sugar distributors in the market will stop booking new order, which has lost sugar deficit in the market, due to increased demand of sugar from 58 rupees to Rs 68 per ...

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Wheat will be purchased from farmers at Rs 1300 per mound: Chaudhry Adnan

Parliamentary Secretary Punjab Chaudhry Muhammad Adnan said that during the wheat procurement campaign, the small farmers will be protected. Wheat will be purchased from farmers for 1300 rupees per mound. Through the good governance, easy access to public life will be created. We have to serve the people of the province together. He said that there will be no obstacle ...

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Sorghum Cultivation must be done during March-July

Punjab and Sindh are the major sorghum producing Provinces of Pakistan contributing respectively 47% and 26% of the total acreage. About 60% of the total area under this crop is irrigated, while the rest is rain-feed. It can be grown in a variety of soils heavy and light alluviums, red, gray, yellow loams and also sandy soils.March to July is ...

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Crude oil prices increased by two percent

Crude oil prices increased by 2 percent in the United States, due to which the demand for crude oil increased globally. The demand in June in North Crawd in New York increased from 1.49 dollars (2.2 percent) to 69.07 dollars per barrel. Vest Texas Intermediate demand increased from $ 1.45 (2.4 percent) to $ 61.59 per barrel.

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Canola crop must be protected from harmful insects

As a number of insects damage canola crop, Agriculture Department has instructed farmers to protect canola crop from various insect pests. Appropriate measures must be taken timely in order to ensure higher production. They said that both nymph and adult stage of aphid intensely attack canola, Toria, Raya and Tara Mera. Aphids appear in clusters and stick to plant shoots, ...

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Farmers are instructed to protect garlic from insects.

Department of Agriculture instructed the farmers to protect the garlic crop from various diseases and harmful insects because disease of garlic leaves and stem rot can be invaded at any stage of the crop. But the weather is more dangerous. While in humid condition germs of this disease appear in the form of brown spots on the leaves and stems ...

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Farmers should timely cultivate sesame, Agriculture Department.

Agriculture department has advised farmers to start timely cultivation of sesame. Cultivation should be done in medium to heavy mineral soil, which have the ability to absorb water and maintain moisture. 2-3 times ploughing should be done before cultivation and soil must be prepared well by planking the soil. The approved varieties of sesame are 89 TH, 6 TS, 5 ...

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Fruit fly attack on mango trees

Agriculture department has issued guidelines for the cultivators of mangoes and said that fruit flies attack mango flowers in March and April and affect its fruit. This fly mostly attacks the floral branches of the tree and completely destroys its inflorescence. The most effective and easy way to eliminate these fruit flies is to kill them in the ground. After ...

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Fertilizer application for cotton crop

Do not spray zinc and boron mixed with other insecticides. Cotton growers must see weather updates before spraying cotton crop. For early sowing of cotton, nitrogen should be applied in 6 splits. First 1/6th part with sowing , then next 1/6th part after 30-35 days of sowing and later nitrogen doses should be applied at the gap of irrigation or ...

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