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Target Of 10 billion Tree Tsunami Drive to Be Achieved by 2023, Chairman Faizullah Kamoka

Chairman NA Standing Committee on Finance, Revenue & Economic Affairs Faizullah Kamoka said that the PTI government would achieve the target of 10 billion trees by 2023 in the country. PTI government on the special direction of Prime Minister Imran Khan had launched ten billion tree plantation programs to make the environment pollution free, adding the project had been appreciated ...

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Federal Minister for National Food Security reiterates the government’s commitment for ensuring food security and safety in the country

Federal Minister for National Food Security, while talking to Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) Country Director Rebekah Bell, he said that Ministry of National Food Security holds a very important place in the development of Pakistan. He said that Pakistan has potential in cotton, soybean and organic farming and government was paying special attention on these crops for achieving sustainable ...

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Special Instruction to Jaman growers and gardeners, Agriculture Experts

Agriculture experts instructed gardeners to use proper fertilizers for better growth of Jaman plants as proper and appropriate use of fertilizers can ensure good growth of Jaman plants. In seedlings of Jaman plant, gardeners should apply 20 to 30 kg of FYM while large plants apply 50 to 55 kg per plant. Young plants should also be given 250 gram ...

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Introduction to Revolutionary Mombasa Grass in the field of Agriculture

Taking a revolutionary step in the field of agriculture, scientists introduced Mombasa grass. It is longer than sugarcane and is the best substitute for meeting the nutritional needs of cattle. This tall and thick grass can also be used for food. To grow this grass it does not require a large amount of capital nor does we have to wait ...

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Propagation of Prime Minister’s Backyard Poultry project by Livestock Department

The 200 hens units ( each unit consisted on five hens and one cock) were distributed during a ceremony held at veterinary civil hospital through balloting draw here on Thursday. A total of 800 applications were received from which 200 were selected through balloting draw. Veterinary Dr Shahbaz Ali said that the hens were free from diseases and have capacity ...

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Negligence during the harvesting of sunflowers may affect crop production.

Agriculture experts have called on farmers to be very careful during the sunflower harvest. The sunflower is a very sensitive crop that takes 120 to 130 days to mature, farmers should be very diligent and careful in completing the sunflower harvesting process, as neglect in this process can have a negative impact on yield. Once the sunflower turns green to ...

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Pulses Seeds For 36,280 Acres Distributed Under Productivity Enhancement of Pulses Program; Pakistan Agriculture Research Council (PARC)

The initiative was aiming at strengthening overall pulses seed production in the country to attain self-sufficiency in seed production for fulfilling the domestic requirements of the commodity. Currently, Pakistan was producing about 712 thousand tons of major pulses including chickpea, lentil, mung, and mash beans. The rest of these pulses must be imported to meet the demand of the country, ...

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Government announce subsidy on rice crop under prime minster emergency program

Agriculture Department announced subsidy on rice crops in 15 districts of Punjab including Faisalabad, Jhang, Chiniot, Gujranwala, Sheikhupura, Okara, Sialkot, Nankana Sahib, Bahawal Nagar, Narowal, Kasur, Gujrat, Lahore, Hafizabad and Mandi Bahaudin. A spokesman of agriculture department said that subsidy will be provided to registered farmers only for approved varieties of rice including Super Basmati, Basmati-515, PK-1121 and SK-133, PK-386 ...

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Agriculture experts directed farmers to pay special attention to fertilizers and irrigation to achieve higher musk melon production

Proper use of fertilizers and timely irrigation is very helpful in obtaining a higher yield of muskmelons. During sowing, use one bag of DAP and one bag of potash on the raised bed and add half a bag of urea per acre and irrigate it. At the flowering stage add half a bag of urea, it will help to increase ...

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Drip irrigation system can revolutionize the agriculture sector, Deputy Director Agriculture

Drip irrigation system can revolutionize the agricultural sector by highlighting the importance of water among farmers, therefore a significant increase in agricultural production is also possible. Rana Tajmal Hussain (Deputy Director Agriculture and Irrigation department Kasur) said that currently there is a severe shortage of water and through proper application of water agricultural production can be enhanced. This can help ...

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