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Punjab Govt Decides To Promote Cultivation Of Moringa

Punjab government has decided to promote the cultivation of Moringa, widely known all over the world as a charismatic medicinal plant, which start giving production after a year. Moringa carries cure for many diseases and possess protein double than the milk. Its oil is considered as beneficial as olive oil and can be utilized as edible oil.  It can be used not only as a fodder for animals but also improves soil ...

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Increase in preservation of livestock fodder and its export

In order to control the shortage of fodder for livestock, the long term preservation of various fodder and its exports began to increase. Silage and straw consumption in private livestock farms in Pakistan’s largest province of Punjab has reached up to 20% and is increasing. In developing countries including Pakistan, animals are suffering from food shortages. Not only the production ...

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Drip Irrigation System

Use of modern drip irrigation system enables farmers to effectively provide water and fertilizer to the crop . Agriculture (Planning) Additional Secretary Abaid Ullah said this during a meeting in which representatives of the World Bank briefed him about the project aimed at increasing the yielding capacity of “Aabpash Zarat in Punjab” at civil secretariat.He said growers must be motivated ...

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Farmers Advised To Start Canola Cultivation

Agriculture experts have advised the growers to start cultivation of canola from September 20 and complete it by October 20 to get maximum yield. Farmers are also advised to use approved varieties of canola for cultivation including Rainbow, hyola-401, hyola-43, abaseen, bulbal, canola raya, pacola, etc.

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Farmers are directed to continue pest scouting to prevent rice crop from white back hopper, stem borer and rice leaf folder.

There is likely to increase the invasion of white back hopper, stem borer and rice leaf folder on rice because of climatic change and environment change including moisture in the atmosphere. So farmer should not show any negligence or deficiency in this regard and keep a close watch on the crop and if the insect attack on rice crop exceed ...

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Advanced technology sugarcane planter imported

To ensure maximum cultivation in the field, an advanced sugarcane planter is imported from holland that will cultivate sugarcane on one acre of land in one hour. These planters are imported from the “John Dear Company” of holland. This machine will not only save time and investment in preparing the land but will also increase the growth by 20 to ...

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Spray irrigation for the vegetables sown in homes

People who have cultivated summer vegetables under kitchen gardening program at home should water the vegetables in the morning or evening with spray instead of flood so that seeds and vegetables can be protected from damage. The nursery of vegetables should be planted under the small tunnel formed from net or muslin cloth to protect the small plants from birds, ...

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Direction of timely removal of weeds, pruning and fertilizers for better production per acre of sunflower

Farmers pay special attention to weedicide, pruning and fertilizer use after sunflower cultivation. Factors affecting the production per acre of sunflower are the weeds because their abundance and rapid growth cause less availability of food, water and light for crop. The first eight weeks of sunflower germination are extremely important. To remove sunflower weeds, it can be done with hoeing ...

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Experts Warn Of Pink Boll Worm Attack As Cotton Crop Nears Maturity

Director Central Cotton Research Institute Multan warned farmers to get ready with suitable remedies and material against pink bollworm that usually hits cotton in Punjab early due to early maturing varieties and attains intensity after September15.In a release issued here Wednesday, Dr Zahid Mahmood advised farmers to pluck 100 green cotton bolls of the age of 14 to 28 days ...

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