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September 14, 2012

Buffalo Being Raised On Southeast Georgia Farm

http://youtu.be/evR91jBDOAw A Southeast Georgia farm is raising American bison, or buffalo, as animal once native to Georgia. As Mark Wildman explains, they're working to make the state native habitat once again. Courtesy: Georgia Farm

USAID organises training on power factor improvement

ISLAMABAD, September 14, 2012: The United States Agency for Inter-national Development (USAID)’s Power Distribution Programme, in collaboration with the Islamabad Electric Supply Company (IESCO), has started installation of Low Tension (LT) capacitors on tube-wells in various circles of IESCO. In this regard, training for the engineers of IESCO’s Rawalpindi circle was conducted. More than 40 engineers participated in the training. Currently the Power Distribution Programme is assisting…

Recent monsoon rains good for Kharif crops

M RAFIQUE GORAYA September 14, 2012: The recent monsoon rains had a very positive effect on the Kharif crops including rice, sugarcane, cotton, maize, fodder vegetables and saved Rs 5 billion to Rs 7 billion of the farmers in agriculture input costs and production. Talking to Business Recorder Director General Agriculture Extension Services Punjab Dr Anjum Ali said "though some areas of Dera Ghazi Khan and Rajanpur districts have been affected by hill torrents, canal breaches and…

Green Tractor scheme 309 tractors to be given to small farmers

September 14, 2012: The district administration has received applications from 4,860 farmers seeking tractors under the "Green Tractor" scheme which has shown growing popularity in the Punjab. Official sources in Agriculture department told Business Recorder here Thursday that under the scheme as many as 309 subsidised tractors would be given to small farmers in Sialkot, Daska, Pasrur and Sambrial tehsils of Sialkot district. Tehsil-wise break up of applications data for obtaining tractor…

Farmers hold rally against Mepco over inflated bills

September 14, 2012: More than 2,000 farmers organised a rally in Multan, which began from Madni Chowk and reached at Chowk Nawan Shehr, to protest against the inflated electricity bills describing them unfair and unjust. The rally was led by PPP's MPA DR. Akhtar Malik, Tehreek-i-Insaaf's Aamer Khalil Sheikh, Kisan Ittehad's Chaudhry Muhammad Anwar. The tension between the Multan Electric Power Company (Mepco) and tube-well consumers intensified because Mepco authorities have announced a…

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