The Punjab Agriculture Department has detected locust swarm in Cholistan Desert as regards to Indian aspect of Rajasthan throughout a surveillance campaign. The agriculture groups discovered hundreds of thousands of locust that had been touchdown from India in Cholistan, the agriculture officers instructed The News on Friday. The Agriculture Department […]

Due to the water reservoirs and soil erosion controlling structures over 45,000 acres land used to be made cultivable in Potohar and different arid areas of Rawalpindi region stated Director General Agriculture (Field) Punjab Malik Ghulam Akbar. Talking to APP, he stated, the Directorate of Soil and Water Conservation (DSWC), […]

WHEAT PRODUCING ZONES A-       IRRIGATEDCotton zone, Central/ mixed zone & Rice zone B-       RAIN FEDRain-fed Zone A- IRRIGATED AREASI) COTTON ZONETotal wheat area: 6.719 million acresi) DistrictsSahiwal, Khanewal, Vehari, Lodhran, Muzaffargarh, Rajanpur, Layyah, D.G. khan, Bahawalpur, Bahawalnager and Rahimyar khanii)           Cropping patternCotton-wheat, Mung-wheat, Sugarcane-wheat, Kharif fodder/maize-wheatiii)          Commercial wheat varieties  Name of Varieties Time of planting […]

SIALKOT – Over 4.445 million acres of land will be brought under paddy crop during Kharif season in various rice growing areas of Punjab. Sources from agriculture department told APP on Sunday that Paddy would be sown over 3.80 lakh acres of land would be brought under paddy crop in Sialkot […]

THE Punjab government is negotiating a project with the World Bank to deregulate its rural-based agro-economy to increase the productivity of crop and livestock farmers, improve their climate resilience and foster agribusiness in the province. The provincial government has requested the bank to support the Strengthening Markets for Agriculture and […]

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