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January 4, 2013

How extrusion can become profitable for shrimp feeds

January 04, 2013 Victam Asia 2012, held in February, was the location for the first ever Aquafeed Innovation Awards for excellence. In the aquatic feed category for processing technology Wenger won with its C²TX extrusion cooker, which was specifically designed to produce small diameter shrimp feeds. By Joe Kearns, aquaculture process engineering manager, Wenger Manufacturing, Sabetha Kansas, USA Wenger, already working in extrusion technology since 1935, developed a design to…

Directorate of Agricultural Information, Punjab

LAHORE, January 04, 2013:Provincial Minister for Agriculture Malik Ahmed Ali has said that legislative process regarding pesticides, fertilizers and seed act would be completed in consultation with all stakeholders in the Punjab province soon. He stated this while presiding over a high level meeting at Lahore, which was attended by Member Provincial Assembly Tahir Ahmed Sindhu, Secretary Agriculture Punjab Azmat Ali Ranjha, former Federal Secretary Food and Agriculture Zia-ur-Rehman,…

Mutation Breeding of Chick pea in Pakistan

January 04, 2013 By: Shehzad Ahmad Kang What is mutation? A Mutation occurs when a DNA gene is damaged or changed in such a way as to alter the genetic message carried by that gene. A Mutagen is an agent of substance that can bring about a permanent alteration to the physical composition of a DNA gene such that the genetic message is changed. Types of Mutation: There are two types of mutations e.g. Spontaneous mutation and Induced mutation. Spontaneous mutation…

Job opportunities for Agriculture and Veterinary

January 04, 2013 Food and Agri-business Company (FABCO) invites applications from young and energetic male/female graduates in agriculture and DVM/AH for its upcoming project relating to trainings and skill development in south Punjab districts in south Punjab. To see the detailed job description and to apply for the post, please visit our face book page: Food and Agri-business Company FABCO. You can also e-mail your CV at md.fabco@yahoo.com Please mention application and job…

(زرعی فیچر(بارشوں میں کپاس کی حفاظت

04 جنوری 2013 زیادہ بارشیں کپاس کے لیے فائدہ مند نہیں ہوتیں۔ بارشوں کی صورت میں کپاس کے پودوں کی غیر ثمر دار بڑھوتری میں تیزی آجاتی ہے۔ کپاس کے کھیتوں کے اندر اور باہر دوسری نظر انداز جگہوں پر جڑی بوٹیوں کی بھر مار ہوتی ہے۔ نتیجتاً نقصان رساں کیڑوں کی تعداد بھی بہت تیزی سے بڑھتی ہے۔ مسلسل بارشوں کی صورت میں کیڑوں کو کنٹرول کرنے میں بھی زیادہ توجہ اور مہارت کی ضرورت ہوتی ہے۔ اب چونکہ بارشوں کا موسم شروع ہوچکا ہے اس لیے کاشتکاروں کی رہنمائی کے لیے کپاس کی فصل پر بارش کے امکانی خطرات کو کم…

حکومت پنجاب کازرعی و لائیو سٹاک مصنوعات کی سپلائی چین کی بہتری کا منصوبہ

04 جنوری 2013 وزیر اعلیٰ پنجاب محمد شہباز شریف کی ہدایت پرمحکمہ زراعت و لائیو سٹاک کی طرف سے مشترکہ طور پر 2ارب روپے کی لاگت سے ’’ زراعت و لائیو سٹاک کی مصنوعات کے لئے سپلائی چین مینجمنٹ کے منصوبہ ‘‘ کا آغاز کیا گیا ہے جس کے ذریعہ منتخب زرعی ولائیوسٹاک پراڈکٹس کی سپلائی چین کو بین الاقوامی معیار پر لایا جائے گا تاکہ یہ پراڈکٹس مکمل طور پر قابل شناخت(fully traceable) ہوں اور ترقی یافتہ ممالک کی منڈیوں تک رسائی حاصل کر سکیں تاکہ ہمارا کاشتکار اپنی محنت کا صحیح معاوضہ حاصل کر سکے۔ اس منصوبہ…

Punjab to amend laws relating to agriculture sector: minister

January 04, 2013 LAHORE: The Punjab province is going to amend various laws relating to the agriculture sector, said Minister for Agriculture Malik Ahmed Ali here on Wednesday. Speaking at a meeting he said legislative process regarding pesticides, fertilisers and seed act would be completed in consultation with all stakeholders in the province soon. Presiding over a meeting, he said after the 18th Amendment, agriculture is now a provincial matter and consultation with all…

Government urged to cancel move towards declaring India as MFN

January 04, 2013 Agri Forum Pakistan (AFP) Muhammad Ibrahim Mughal has urged the government to cancel the move of declaring India as Most Favoured Nation (MFN) instead of deferring it. 'India is our eternal enemy and developing trade or otherwise till solution of Kashmir, river water, Wullar barrage and other controversial issues, trade and other relations with it is against the interest of the nation,' Mughal said while talking to media persons here on Thursday. He alleged that raw…

PARC, Gomal university sign MoU for joint agriculture research

January 04, 2013 Pakistan Agricultural Research Council (PARC) and Gomal University, Dera Ismail Khan on Thursday signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to make joint and co-ordinated efforts in the field of research and development of agriculture in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) province for 10 years. Dr Munir Ahmad, Secretary PARC and Professor Dr Mansoor Akbar Kundi, Vice Chancellor Gomal University, Dera Ismail Khan signed the MoU at PARC headquarter. Moazam Ali Jatoi,…

Generating funds for Diamer-Bhasha Dam: Ministry mulling pledging its assets, Senate body told

January 04, 2013 NAVEED BUTT Ministry of Water and Power is considering pledging it's assets for generating funds to start work on Diamer-Bhasha Dam project costing $14.5 billion. "Multi-purpose Diamer-Bhasha Dam project is very crucial for the country and we cannot ignore it at any cost. We are considering various options to find out of box mechanism for generating funds for the project. Conventional method to gather funds seems difficult and we are considering ways and means for…

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