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Subsidy is being provided for tunnel farming: Department of Agriculture

Agriculture Department spokesperson said that the Punjab government is providing financial assistance for tunnels installation on 3000 acres. Department of Agriculture will provide farmers 225,000 rupees per acre or 50 percent of the original cost on the installation of the tunnel. The farmer will earns huge profits by increasing the production of tomatoes through tunnel farming.Cucumber, capsicum, chilli ,bittergourd and ...

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Increase in sale of fertilizers expected during Rabi Season

Expected Increase in fertilizers sale in coming year 2017-18 In the coming season of the current financial year 2017-18, sales of fertilizers are expected to increase by 7% and during the period, the total sales of fertilizers is expected to reach 4 lakh 84,000 tonnes.According to the National Fertilizers Development Center report, the total sales of fertilizers during the Kharif ...

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Bio-slurry will increase vegetable production upto 30%

Cost on Chemical Fertilizers will reduce to 50%, Agriculture Department The use of high quality organic fertilizer bio-slurry will increase by 30 percent in the production of crops and vegetables and decrease cost on chemical fertilizer up to 50 percent, Bio-Slurry is the controlled treatment of excavated soil in an enclosed vessel. Experiments have shown that 25 cubic meters of ...

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Cultivation of autumn potato crop should be completed in October, Department of Agriculture

According to the Agriculture Departments spokesman, the cultivation of autumn potato crop should be completed in October. Early sowing can give low yield due to high temperatures, dont allow water to stand in field so that the crop grow well.1200 to 1500 kg per acre is healthy seed is required for cultivation, Use the disease free certified seed, take seeds ...

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Tomato supplies will be restore from 15th October

Punjab government has announce good news about restoration of tomato supply and gave advance suggestions to prevent the future crisis. According to the government, tomato crop prepared in Baluchistan this year was affected by virus and heavy rain which became the reason for increased prices and shortage of crop. Government of Punjab has started importing tomato from Iran and Afghanistan ...

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Farmers are intructed to transfer nursery of capsicum to field before October 15, Experts

Farmers are intructed to transfer nursery to field before October 15 and said that this process must be completed by November 10, to get good yield. Agriculture experts said that growers can cultivate by tunnel farming method for the availability of vegetables earler and to achieve more production. He said that the transfer of capsicum nursey in the Walk-in tunnel ...

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Agricultural service centers will be established in all districts of Punjab

In the first phase, applications from farmers in 18 districts will be received The government will establish high technology farming services centers with collebratin of private sector in all the districts Punjab to improve the economic situation and overall increase in their agricultural production. These centers will be helpful in increasing the production capacity, using modern technology. The last date ...

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