Tomato’s rate at the lowest level, broke 10 years record in the markets of Hyderabad and Mirpurkhas. In Badin and other markets, 15 kilograms of tomatoes Grade A crate were sold only in 40 rupees, due to which farmers from remote areas were in loss a they have paid their own transport expenses.Read More »
Agriculture department said that use of proper fertilizer for the production of jaman. For small plants FYM 20 to 30 kilograms per plant should be used while for; large plants 50 to 55 kg per plant. Further for small plants of Jaman, one quarter urea, DAP, half kilograms SOP fertilizers, while in large plants fertilizer should be given before flowering ...Read More »
According to the Cotton Gins Forum, cotton production this season is recorded 1 crore 14 million bale, In Pakistan total 87 Gins Factories are operational at this time, out of which 74 factories are located in Punjab.During the last season, cotton production was recorded 1 crore 6 million bale . In this period, textile mills owners made deals of 1 ...Read More »
Agriculture department has launched awareness campaign in Punjab to increase vegetable production throughwhich farmers are being informed about modern ways of vegetable farming. Fruit and Vegetable development Project spokesperson said that due to departmental efforts, vegetable production in Punjab has increased and now farming is increasing its profit by growing seasonal vegetables than other crops.Read More »
Soil pH from 5.5 to 8.5 is preferred for Olive Cultivation. Agriculture Experts started distributing free Olive plants and decided to turn Potohar into olive valley. The area of Potohar region has suitable climatic conditions for olive cultivation as presence of wild olives at large area is already in the region.The plants can generally be grown where summers are warm and dry ...Read More »
Agriculture Experts instructed rice growers to cultivate AARI-6, KS-282, KSK-133 and NIAB, AARI-9. Use healthy seed for nursery preparation and apply fungicide to seeds for disease control.Read More »
According to agriculture department, Punjab province is getting cyst nematode free Potato Production.
65 Reports of cyst nematode attack on Potato crop from all over the world has been reported in which Pakistan is not included. According to the spokesperson, upon the instructions of Secretary Punjab Mohammad Mehmood,recently, Potato Research Institute Sahiwal jointly collaborated with Ayub Agricultural Research center Plant Pathology lab ,a comprehensive survey was done to collect soil sample from 200 ...Read More »
Mohammad Mahmood Secretary Agriculture Punjab has said that the timely completion of agricultural development projects is our mission.
For the promotion of cotton cultivation next year, the crop of cotton for two lakh acres will be given to the farmers.He expressed his views while presiding over the performance of the first half of the financial year 2017-18 with the divisional and district heads of Multan in the Mango Research Institute.Secretary Punjab added that the scheme has been started ...Read More »
According to agriculture Department moderate climate is required for the cultivation of Bitter Gourd.Cultivation starts from Feb to july. Temperature required for seed germination is 25-30 degree centigrade and pH required below 7.Read More »
Spokesperson to Agriculture department said that after last picking of cotton crop OFF season managements are very essential. This will not only increase yield but also control pests of cotton crop such as pink Bollworm.Read More »