Farmers are advised to practice hoeing for weed control in maize crop. 2-3 hoeing are required for good management of weed. Farmers are instructed to eradicate weeds at appropriate time. At last hoeing, hilling-up should be done to save the crop from strong accelerating winds due to weather change. Because speedy winds results in crop breakage and falling. Being a ...Read More »
Farmers are advised to complete sowing of Garlic till 30th September. Agriculture Experts said for better production farmers should use 160kg clove per acre. Garlic is planted in single clove but bulbils are also used occasionally. In hilly area, this crop is planted in March-April where in plains it is planted from August to September. The quantity of planting material ...Read More »
The gardeners should start the process of separating suckers from date palm trees, Agriculture Experts
Agricultural experts said that growers should begin to separate offshoots from date palm trees. Varieties such as Hillavi, Khudravi, Asil, Fasli, Dhakki, Basri, Halini and Zahidi, Muzawati, Begum Jangi and Halini produce bumper crops. They said that in Punjab there is a good production of dates in Jhang, Muzaffargarh, Dera Ghazi Khan and Bahawalpur. The process of separating suckers from ...Read More »
Chickpea is grown on a wide range of soils in Pakistan. It is generally grown on moderately heavy soils, light soils, mostly sandy loams are preferred in Punjab i.e. Thal and Cholistan desert. Though gram is grown on all kinds of soils, sandy loam to clay loam is considered to be most suitable. The best type of soil for chickpea ...Read More »
Agricultural Experts says farmers are obtaining 60 maund per acre from Basmati varieties and 80 from ARI varieties.
Agriculture Experts said, progressive farmers of Pakistan are obtaining 60 maund per acre from Basmati varieties and 80 maund per acre from ARI varieties. Rice is one of the leading food crops of the world, an important staple food and cash crop of Pakistan. It contributes 15 percent to the foreign exchange earnings. Agriculture experts said that for better production ...Read More »
Appropriate time for Berseem cultivation starts from last week of September and continues till 15th October.
Berseem is leguminous fodder crop and provide proteins and other minerals to animals. Appropriate time for Berseem cultivation starts from last week of September and continues till 15th October. It can be grown till December but when it is cultivated after appropriate time, then it gives less cuttings. Therefore, for the better production farmers are advised to cultivate berseem at ...Read More »
According to the Agriculture Department Punjab, the remnants of agriculture crops should be avoided, because it increases air pollution. According to a research, the suspended particles in the air should be 80 micrograms per cubic meter, but when the quantity is exceeded by this limit, the situation leads to air pollution which causes negative adverse effects on crops, fruits and ...Read More »
Agricultural experts have said that farmers should cultivate soybean at appropriate time and should select fertile soil with good drainage for better production. They said if soybean kharif crop is planted at appropriate time, then growth occurs very smoothly. Selection of fertile loamy soil is very necessary for the cultivation of Soybean. Approved varieties such as Willams 82, NARC 1, ...Read More »
Agriculture experts have said that Oat cultivation should be completed till October. To produce good crop, fertile loamy soil with good drainage is considered best. If soil is not properly levelled, then ploughing should be done to make it smooth, so that rain water is not logged at one place. For this purpose 3 to 4 ploughing followed by levelling ...Read More »
Chairman of the Cabinet General Forum Ehsan ul Haq, said that to save the annual expenditure of billion dollars on import of cotton and water utilized for million acres land, Federal Government should ban cultivation of sugarcane in cotton zones of Pakistan. In place of cotton other crops and fruits can be grown and export of oil seed crops, pulses ...Read More »