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Weeding is essential for Wheat crop

Rawalpindi: According to agriculture experts weeding is too important for wheat crop because due to weeds crop yield can be affected by 14 to 42%. There are commonly two methods of weeding in wheat crop. First method is natural way of weeding in this method as moisture appears in soil after irrigation, exercise hero plough twice. By this farmer get ...

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Potatoes must be cleaned before filling into bags

Faisalabad: Agricultural experts have instructed farmers to grade their potatoes before filling into bags. Farmers can grade their produce by passing through 35 to 55mm round stick and separate potatoes as seeds for the next crop. They also urged farmers to potatoes before filling into jute bags. Fresh, spotless and graded produce will return more profit to farmers. After harvesting ...

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Govt lifts ‘undeclared’ ban on Indian cotton imports

LAHORE: Pakistan on Wednesday lifted an ‘undeclared’ ban on imports of ginned cotton from India, pledging to strictly implementing all phytosanitary and other conditions governing the fibre’s imports on future incoming shipments via surface or sea. Earlier, the Department of Plant Protection (DPP) of the Ministry of National Food Security and Research put cotton imports from India on hold through ...

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Wild life raided, thousands of Partridges confiscated

Kotri (News reporter) Department of wild life team during operation arrested one person for selling illegally hunted partridges. Game watcher wajid ali and other officer with their team started operation in market of kotri city and bahar colony. Arrest the Ashraf ali somro resident of mehar and confiscate the water fowl and hundreds of partridges .Many people escape after the ...

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Countrywide food items prices are far above from govt rates

Despite Government has decreased the prices of food commodities such as pulses, rice and sugar etc for the common people, prices are still at peak in the local market. Government failed to control and implement the effective price policy for public. The official price list issued by the local government utters absolutely different prices than the actual prices in the ...

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Raid on Tollinton Market, more than 25 monn diseased and weak birds were confiscated

Food Authority Officer Tahira Kalsoom with her team raided and arrested 2 vendors Abdul Rasheed and asif Lahore (Naibaat New) Punjab food authority operation in Tollinton Market Datah ganjh bakhsh town, more than 1000 kg (25monn) diseased and weak birds taken under custody. Food Authority officer Tahira Kalsoom with her team raided, more than 1000 kg (25monn) diseased and weak ...

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Kinnow export to Indonesia doubled this season

ISLAMABAD: Indonesia has doubled Pakistan’s Kinnow import season from January to April after review of Preferential Trade Agreement (FTA) between the two countries. Initially, import of Kinnow from Pakistan was restricted to months of February and March only which has now been doubled from January to April. According to the sources in the commerce ministry, official notification to this effect ...

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Early drought warning helps farmers prepare for dry season

RAWAT: Like his farming neighbours, Bilal Khan plants wheat in late October or early November each year, and harvests and sells his winter crop a few months later. But this year, there are no wheat stalks are to be seen on his 3 hectares (5 acres) of land in Rawat, a town some 12 miles (20 km) from Islamabad. Instead, ...

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Rice output likely to fall 6pc in Punjab during 2016/17

LAHORE: Rice output in Punjab is likely to fall nearly six percent to 3.3 million tons during the current crop year of 2016/17 as the sowing area in the province touched decade-low levels, government projected on Saturday. In the last crop season, rice output was recorded at 3.5 million tons in the province, accounting for more than half of the ...

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Halal product export market still to be tapped

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan can become one of the top Halal product exporting countries, Chairman of Punjab Halal Development Agency (PHDA) Justice Khalilur Rehman Khan said, but businessmen and the government need to join hands to make that happen. Pakistan’s Halal product exports were dismally low – a fact that could be corrected through collective efforts as the quality of Pakistan’s meat ...

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