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Use of Drones in Agriculture.

Agricultural drones are applied to farming in order to help increase crop production and monitor crop growth. Through the use of advanced sensors and digital imaging capabilities, farmers are able to use these drones to help them gather a richer picture of their fields. With this invention, more efficient agriculture technologies, drones have the benefits to launch the agriculture industry into a future ...

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Benefits of VermiComposting

Millions of tons of food waste are buried or burned every year at significant and considerable financial and environmental cost. Instead of dumping and wasting of your food scraps, you can recycle them with the help of worms. Vermicomposting (worm composting) turns many types of kitchen waste into a nutritious soil for plants. When worm compost is added to soil, ...

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Equines – (Horses, Donkey & Mules)

Equines are mostly used for draft purposes. In the past this area was totally neglected from any form of government initiative may it be a project or scheme. Keeping in view the importance of these draft animals especially in terms of labour, the incumbent administration take initiatives for the improvement of this sector. These initiatives help to rejuvenate the defunct ...

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Provision of subsidies and loans to the farmers of gram crop.

Agri. Forum Pakistan South Punjab President Rana Amjad Ali Amjad Advocate has demanded the relief of subsidies and loans to the farmers of Gram crop of Bhakar, Layyah , Darya Khan, Chlorkot and other areas in the areas of Punjab province. He said that this area produces 90% of the total production of wheat crop, but the government is ignoring ...

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Baharia Maize Cultivation Should Be Started.

The agriculture experts have advised growers to start cultivation of Baharia maize crop immediately and complete it by end of February for getting bumper crop. A Spokesman for the agriculture department said here Wednesday that farmers should prefer approved and hybrid varieties of maize for Baharia cultivation so that they could get maximum financial benefits of their crops. Among approved ...

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Current value of the commodities can’t even fulfill the expenses of farmers.

Despite the best conditions for cultivating more than 200 crops due, Pakistani farmers are limited to just five crops. While the current value of agricultural commodities is not even fulfilling the expenditure of the farmer and due to the lack of fertilizers available to the farmers, achieving productive goals is quite difficult. He expressed regret that despite being an agricultural ...

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Rural Poultry

Poultry plays an important role in the livelihood of rural communities in developing countries. Rural poultry (RP) accounts for about 80% of the world's poultry stocks in many developing countries. Thus, RP production is a valuable asset to the local human population despite its relatively low productive performance of 40 to 60 eggs per year and 1.5 to 1.7 kg ...

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Punjab Government Launches Crop Insurance Scheme.

The Punjab government has launched crop insurance scheme to protect farmers against any unfavorable circumstances.Secretary Agriculture (Marketing) Punjab Ehsan Bhutta said this at the crop insurance policies distribution ceremony, held at Agriculture Under this scheme, 100 per cent subsidy on Insurance Premium for land owners of up to 5 acres while 50 per cent subsidy on Insurance Premium for land ...

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Use of drip irrigation system to revolutionize agriculture.

Drip irrigation system can revolutionize our agriculture sector while increasing the crop productivity by highlighting the importance of water in cultivars. The production of agricultural commodities can be significantly increased by supplying timely water to the farms. Drip irrigation system is farmer friendly. It is possible to change the deceptive land into productive green land by planting crops and irrigating ...

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