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Signature agreement between the Department of Agriculture and Mobilink

In Punjab province, under the various projects, more than Rs. 2 billion 61 cores are giving as subsidy to direct farmers. Malik Nouman Ahmed Langrial, Minister of Agriculture Punjab, addressed the signing ceremony of the Agriculture Department and the Mobilink Company in the Agriculture House. Agriculture Minister explained that the purpose of the farmer’s financial support is to reduce the ...

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Increase in import of agricultural machinery

In the first seven months of the current financial year, the import of agricultural machinery in the country has recorded an increase of 30.5%. According to the statistics, in the period of July 2018 to January 2019, Pakistan spent 10.24 billion rupees on import, while 7.85 billion was spent on the import of machinery in the same period of the ...

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Tree plantation campaign of 50 thousand trees

Prime Minister Imran Khan’s initiative started, Nestle participating in clean green Pakistan, they have launched 50 thousand tree plantation campaign. Ministry has also signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Climate Change, under which the company focuses on hygiene principles such as key pillars, whereby communities will be provided access to clean water. Prime Minister Advisor for Environmental Affairs Malik Amin ...

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Wheat harvesting has begun in lower Sindh.

In province Sindh including district Badin wheat harvesting has commenced. In absence of Government procurement centers farmers are bound to sell their product to traders at low cost. During the last season also Badin has cultivated wheat at larger area witnessing bumper crop defiantly Government is still oblivious of the fact hence improvised for procurement. Once again Government disregarded their ...

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Jasmine cultivation

The ideal condition for successful cultivation of jasmine is warm summer and mild winter with ample water supply and sunny days. Usually Jasmine crop starts flowering after six months of planting and full flowering stage starts after that. Agriculture experts said that regular irrigation must be done right after cultivation of jasmine flower. In summer irrigation must be done regularly while in winter ...

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Duck-Fish Farming

In comparison to fish farming alone, fish with ducks provide more profit. Ducks can be reared very easily with fish. Ducks provide natural fertilizers to the fish pond through their droppings. This reduces the cost of artificial fertilizers for the pond and food supplies for the fish as well as for the ducks. Ducks also control the unwanted plant growth. ...

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Tree Plantation Campaign; District Jhelum

If the whole world is protecting its environment through tree plantation, we should also make the environment of district Jhelum clean through tree plantation, these plants are beauty of life and they provide oxygen, which is very important for human life. Plantation of trees in cities and villages to complete the mission of the present government that is to bring ...

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Benefits of Duck Farming

By consuming worms and mosquito larvae from stagnant water, ducks can convert it into egg with good protein. Three female and one male duck are given to livestock holding females in 9211 registered villages. In first phase 4 units per village are freely distributed. After one year their duckling are purchase from that village at the rate of 550Rs /bird ...

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Off-season management strategies for cotton are necessary, Agriculture Department Punjab

Spokesperson of Agriculture Department, Punjab said that cotton is a major crop of Pakistan. Pakistan’s economy is mostly dependent on cotton crop. About 75% of cotton production comes from Punjab District. Different factors are necessary for the better production of cotton. Proper management and effective strategies of pink bollworm during the winter is important to save the crop from pink ...

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Increase in vegetable exports

Vegetables export in the current financial year has increased to one lac 48 thousand tones. According to the institutional statistics, the current financial year exports increased to 5 lac 7 thousand tones from 3 lac 59 thousand tones exported during the same period of previous financial year.

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