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During the past five years, the area under sugarcane cultivation has increased by 7 % and area under production in 15%

During the past five years, the area under sugarcane cultivation has increased by 7 percent and 15 percent in production, due to which sugarcane production has exceeded the country need. According to the report of the Sugar Mills Association (PSEM), after the completion of sugar demand in the country, 55% is more than the local requirement, by exporting this part ...

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Grower must irrigate okra weekly for its better production, Agriculture Experts

Agricultural experts said for better production okra, growers must irrigate it weekly. While at flowering and fruiting stage more water is needed. So, during this stage irrigate okra on every 6th day, when plant reach the size of 8-10 cm then thinning should be done and keep plant to plant distance of 30cm. To maintain the crop free from weeds ...

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Actions regarding water-efficient management techniques to increase agricultural production

Nestle move is part of the Nestle 2030 commitment, ensuring the reuse of resources for next generation. Water is the basic need for agricultural sector .Therefore, it is important to pay attention to the water usage in this sector.  Through this partnership, Nestle Pakistan will set up a site which will show the best practices and minimal use of water ...

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Department Of Livestock and Dairy Development Has Decided to Upgrade Veterinary Labs

Launching reconciliation memorandum with international organizations: Sources Department of Livestock and Dairy Development have decided to upgrade the veterinary labs throughout the province so that maximum vaccines can be prepared to protect animals and birds from various diseases. Sources of livestock and dairy development said that reconciliation with some international organizations in this regard has been started. He said that ...

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Sindh ranking first in onion production

In Pakistan, on the basis of production of onion, Sindh is ranking first, Baluchistan on second, Punjab on third and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa on Fourth. Agriculture experts said that the overall production of onions in Sindh has increased by 39 percent, 35 percent in Baluchistan, 18 percent in Punjab, and 8 percent in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. Onions can be exported to other ...

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Due to weeds, Rice Yield has decreased to 39 %

Spokesman Agriculture department said that yield of rice has decreased from 17-39 % due to weeds. The late sowing varieties are badly affected by weeds. It affects the cultivation. Don�t use pesticides eradication of weeds.

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Cotton Management Seminar held for the better guidance of Farmers

For the better guidance of farmers, Bayer Company in collaboration with Punjab government arranged seminar in Multan. In which more than 600 major farmers participated, in this program useful information for achieving better production by protecting cotton crops was provided, Secretary Agriculture Mohammad Mahmood addressed, along with Dr. Khalid Abdullah, Chaudhry Khalid and Director General gave the answers to the ...

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Work have been started on the preparation of winter vegetable seed packets

Under the kitchen Gardening Program, the preparation of seed packets of winter vegetables radish, Carrot, turnip, spinach, Tomato, chilies, coriander, Salad and Fenugreek and other seeds have been started. Departments of agriculture will provide seed packets at the cost of Rs. 50 through their special centers in all districts (rural and urban) of Punjab from August-October.

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Tobacco production will be raised this year

Last year, more than 6 crore 87 lakh 80 thousand kg tobacco was produced in Pakistan. While this year chances of tobacco production is 8 crore 82 lakh 17 kg. Therefore, this year production of tobacco will be increased by 1 crore 94 lakh 37 thousand which is more than country need and therefore by exporting tobacco more revenue can ...

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