Home » 2020 (page 4)

Yearly Archives: 2020

Instructions to farmers for maize harvesting

Farmers should harvest the maize crop on time because climate change, less sunshine, and humidity in the atmosphere are likely to damage the crop. Maize crop is harvested when the cob sheath dries completely and the corner of grains turns black. Cobs are removed from the plants and dried under sunlight until the moisture content of the grains is below ...

Read More »

Farmers are instructed to transfer the seedlings of tomato crop till 20th December

Agriculture experts instructed the tomato growers to transfer the seedlings of the tomato crop in the fields till 20th December. Farmers should select good fertile soil having good organic matter for transplants of tomatoes. Tomato plants need a temperature between 14 and 30 degrees C for optimum growth. It is an important vegetable in terms of nutrition. Tomatoes can be ...

Read More »

Onion seedlings should be transferred to fields in December

December is the best time to transfer onion seedlings to the fields that are sown until the end of November to achieve better yields. They can also be transferred to the fields in January. Farmers should add half a bag of urea and one bag of ammonium sulphate per acre to their fields twice. After 25 to 30 days of ...

Read More »

Strawberry growers should maintain adequate spacing between plants for good yield

In the plains of Pakistan, strawberries are grown throughout the month of November-December. Farmers should grow approved varieties of strawberry-like chandler, Tristar and jewel e.c.t. To achieve the highest yield, farmers must keep the right distance between plants about 1-2 feet and between rows 3-4 feet. Sprinkler irrigation is also helpful in the development of fruits. Nighat Shaheen(Agri Expert)

Read More »

Farmers are instructed to keep the amount of water at 100 to 120 liters per acre to control weeds in wheat crop

According to agriculture experts, the weeds in the wheat crop reduce yields by 30 to 40 percent. Therefore, farmers should ensure the timely eradication of weeds for better yield. Farmers should pay special attention to eradication of crop weeds through modern agricultural equipment to achieve bumper crop. Appropriate spraying should be done immediately after the first irrigation, for weed control ...

Read More »

Pica, A compulsive eating disorder

This is a peculiar condition in which the animals start eating objects that they normally do not eat. It is mostly observed in cattle and buffaloes. Affected animals have the tendency to lick and to bite almost anything with which they come into contact. They seem particularly prone to lick soil, bones, soiled litter, and even excreta. Some affected animals ...

Read More »

Farmers are instructed to harvest potato crop.

Farmers should harvest the potato fall crop from late December to mid-January. Growers should stop irrigation of potato crops at least two weeks prior to harvest. During harvesting, take care not to injure the potatoes. Because in this way, where the potatoes stored in cold storage are consumed, they have very little value in the market. If the potatoes kept ...

Read More »

Farmers are advised to harvest sugarcane crop

The sugarcane must be harvested to a depth of one inch in order to remove hibernated insects from the mud. Deep harvesting of about one to one and a half-inch helps underground eyes to grow in a healthier environment. Irrigation should be stopped before harvesting.

Read More »

Farmers should not eliminate the earthworms from field

Earthworms are called soil engineers. They improve farm productivity by offering many benefits such as increased nutrient availability and a more stable soil structure which help improve farm productivity. They loosen and aerate the soil and improves soil drainage. Farmers should not eliminate the earthworms from the field. Rather, make the soil environment more conducive for them to obtain the ...

Read More »

Agriculture Experts have instructed farmers for timely eradication of weeds from gram and lentil crops.

Timely weed control is very important to the cost-effective production of gram and lentil crops. Weeds act as alternative hosts for pests and diseases as well as reduce crop yields by up to 25%. Farmers should keep the gram and lentils without weeds for the first two months, later weed growth does not cause much damage. Farmers should perform weeding ...

Read More »
error: Bakhaber Kissan Content is protected !!