The Agriculture Department Punjab, has directed farmers of the rain fed areas to cultivate approved varieties of wheat. They said to obtain higher production farmers should cultivate approved varieties such as NARC 2009, Bars 2009, Duhrabi 2011, Pakistan 2013, Fateh Jhang 2016 and Ehsan 2016. These varieties should be cultivated till 15th November.
For better production seeds must be clean and free from disease and insect pests. Before sowing seeds should be treated with proper fungicide. 50-60 kg seeds is considered enough for one acre land. Drill method should be used in order to obtain higher production. Farmyard manure should be applied before cultivation. If it is not available then guar and jantar can be used as a green manure.