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Agriculture Expo will be held at Lahore Expo Center on June 22

Agriculture Department Punjab is conducting Punjab Agri Expo 2019. In the event, Pakistan’s agriculture, live stock and products being produced will be highlighted internationally. The exhibition will be held on 22 and 23 June 2018 at Expo Center Johar Town. This expo will bring long-lasting links to stakeholders in Pakistan and around the world, and will help to improve the ...

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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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Mash production per acre is very low in Punjab, experts

Agricultural experts said that the mash is an important crop in kharif season, 80% of the Mash growing area is cultivated in heavy rain areas, but its production per acre is still very low. The production of mash is low due to late sowing, non-use of modern technology, crop growth disorders, insect and disease attacks and delay in harvest. Kharif ...

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For obtaining better yield proper care should be given to brinjal crop, Agricultural Experts

Agriculture Experts have advised farmers to take care of brinjal crop, so that higher production can be achieved. Crop should be protected from harmful insect pests and disease at appropriate time. In order to minimize crop losses proper measures should be taken at proper time. There are various insect pests which are causing damage to crop at different stages and ...

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Palm oil prices declined in Malaysian market

The palm oil prices declined by 1.7 percent in the Malaysian market due to lack of external demand and the price of soya oil will decrease in the Chicago Board of Trade. In the Borsa Derivatives’ Exchange, palm oil prices decreased by 1.7% to 1994 ringgit (479.10$ ) per tonn.

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Cluster Bean prefers a well-drained sandy loam soil.

Cluster Bean prefers a well-drained sandy loam soil. It can tolerate saline and moderately alkaline soils with pH ranging between 7.5 and 8.0. Heavy clay soils, poor in nodulation and bacterial activities are not suitable for this crop. Soils with medium to light constituents without excessive moisture are suitable for its cultivation. For green fodder and green manuring, the crop ...

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Allocation of Rs. 5 crores for Poultry farming

Rs 5 crores have been allocated for the development of the poultry farming under the Prime Minister’s Back Yard Poultry program in Islamabad budget. Under the Prime Minister’s Agricultural Emergency Program, the federal government will launch plans to increase wheat, rice, sugarcane and cotton yield during the next financial year, whereas budget of Five million rupees for Prime Minister Back ...

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