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Cotton Support Price Summary Will Be Presented at ECC Meeting: Economic consultant Minister of National food

Economic consultant Minister of National food, Security and Vice President Pakistan Central Cotton Committee, Dr. Muhammad Ali Talpur said that the summary regarding cotton support price will be presented before Economic Coordination Committee (ECC) next in meeting as consultation to set cotton support price. Ali Talpur said that the summary had been prepared after consultation with all stakeholders as Federal ...

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Nitrogen bio-fertilizer is very useful for legume crops, Agriculture Experts

Nitrogen Bio-fertilizer has been declared extremely useful for legume crops, including soybean, gram, groundnut, mash, pea, Jantar, groundnut, etc and the importance of bio-fertilizers grows rapidly over time because their use has prevented a rapid decline in the natural fertility of the soil. The use of bio-fertilizers can increase the yield of legumes by 15 to 100 percent. Bio-fertilizers contain ...

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Agri Dept Seeks Applications For Paddy Crop Cultivation

The agriculture department has sought applications from farmers for cultivation of paddy crop on experimental plots for implementing a project of increasing paddy yield under Prime Minister Agriculture Emergency Programme. Three districts of Faisalabad division including Jhang, Chiniot and Faisalabad had been included in the project. A subsidy of Rs 30,000 for each experimental site would be provided to farmers. ...

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Initiation of Animal Vaccination Campaign for Protection Against Predicted Flood Effects

Additional Chief Secretary South Punjab Captain (Retd) Saqib Zafar and Secretary Livestock South Punjab Aftab Ahmed Pirzada gave instructions to protect animals and birds from the effects of rains and predicted floods. A vaccination campaign is underway to prevent seasonal illnesses so that any predicted flood and seasonal illnesses can be prevented in advance. Dr. Jamshed Akhtar, (Deputy Director of ...

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Farmers are instructed to cultivate kidney bean immediately :Agriculture experts

Farmers have been instructed to start the cultivation of kidney beans immediately because kidney bean cultivation in late May and early June is very useful and has great importance. Kidney beans are used as vegetable while its seeds are also cooked and eaten as very delicious lentil. Farmers should immediately start cultivating kidney beans and prefer loamy soil for better ...

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Crops Insurance Process Begins In 27 Districts Punjab

Punjab government started the registration process for crops insurance in 27 districts of the province for the Year 2021-22 with an aim to compensate farmers for adverse effects of climate changes, natural calamity, or locust attack on crops especially paddy and cotton. The farmers having five acres will obtain 100 percent subsidy on premium. However, the farmers with five to ...

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Water availability should be topmost priority to revive agriculture

Pakistan is an agricultural country and most of the water is being consumed by this sector. Water scarcity is increasing in Pakistan for decades which should get the attention of policymakers otherwise it will transform the country into the desert .According to experts, Pakistan is more dependent on water than any other country while it is on the top in ...

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Decision To Vaccinate Domesticated Animals

It has been decided to vaccinate cattle against measles, mumps, sheep and goats to prevent intestinal infections before the rainy season. There will also be announcements in this regard in the mosques of rural areas and camps. According to the report, due to lack of vaccine before the rainy season, large animals get infected with Hemorrhagic septicemia, while in sheep ...

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Make cotton fields weed free and ensure yield increase

Farmers should give special attention to the eradication of weeds from the cotton crop to achieve higher yields and ensure the consultation with agriculture experts of Bakhabar kissan for weedicides. If the weeds are completely removed at the early stages of the crop then the yield can be increased. Weeds can provide shelter for pests, as well as they can ...

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76 percent Wheat Procurement Complete (Punjab senior food minister)

Punjab Senior Minister Abdul Aleem Khan told that 76 per cent wheat procurement target had been achieved after procuring more than 2.6 million metric tonnes of wheat. Beside that more than 98 per cent gunny bags were distributed at the purchase centers. Whereas the food department was providing the best facilities to farmers at wheat procurement centers and wheat was ...

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