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January 24, 2013

Livestock Sector in Pakistan: Recent Trends and Progress

Jan 24, 2013 Farhan Ali, Dr Jassar Aftab Livestock Sector occupies a unique position in the socio-economic development of the country. It also plays important role in the rural economy as supplementing family incomes and generating gainful employment in the rural population, particularly among the landless laborers, small and marginal farmers and women. 30-35 million rural populations is engaged in livestock raising, having household holdings of 2-3 cattle/ buffalo and 5-6 sheep/ goat per…

صوبائی وزیر زراعت کا وہاڑی میں بھل صفائی مہم کا جائزہ لینے کے لیے اچانک دورہ

صوبائی وزیر زراعت کا وہاڑی میں بھل صفائی مہم کا جائزہ لینے کے لیے اچانک دورہ 8ایل ڈسٹری بیوٹری،ریجنل ایگری کلچرل اکنامک ڈویلپمنٹ سینٹر اور میلسی سائفن کامعائنہ نہروں کے ہیڈز اور حفاظتی گیٹوں کی تعمیر و مرمت کے علاوہ دیگر ترقیاتی منصوبوں پر کام کے معیار اور رفتارکارکا جائزہ لیا محکمہ انہار ، زراعت،(ریڈیک) سمیت مقامی کاشتکاروں کی کثیر تعداد میں شرکت، کاشتکاروں کے مسائل کے حل کے لیے متعلقہ حکام کو ہدایات صوبائی وزیر نے(ریڈیک ) میں زیر تعلیم فارمز کے بچوں کوزراعت کے متعلقہ دی جانے والی…

محکمہ زراعت :گندم کے کاشتکاروں کے نام پیغام

لاہور24جنوری :2013محکمہ زراعت کے ترجمان کے مطابق گندم کے کاشتکار، گندم کی اچھی پیداوارکیلئے اگیتی کاشتہ گندم کو دوسرا پانی بوائی کے 80تا90دن بعد لگائیں جبکہ پچھیتی کاشتہ فصل کو دوسرا پانی 70تا80دن بعد (گوبھ کے وقت)لگائیں۔کا شتکاراگر پہلے پانی کے ساتھ ایک بوری یوریا فی ایکڑ نہیں ڈال سکے تو دوسرے پانی کے ساتھ ڈال دیں۔بارانی علاقوں میں کاشتکارجڑی بوٹیوں کی تلفی بذریعہ گو ڈی کریں۔آبپاش علاقوں میں چوڑے پتوں اور نوکیلے پتوں والی جڑی بو ٹیوں کی تلفی کے لیے محکمہ زراعت کے مقامی عملہ کے مشورہ سے…

PHC vacates stay on meat, poultry export to Afghanistan

January 24, 2013 PESHAWAR: The Peshawar High Court (PHC) on Wednesday vacated stay on export of poultry and cattle to Afghanistan after assurance from the poultry and dairy farm association that price of chicken (broiler) would not exceed Rs285 per kilogram and of meat Rs270 per kilogram in the market. A two-member bench comprising Chief Justice Dost Muhammad Khan and Mrs Justice Irshad Qaiser also fixed a fine of Rs2 million on Poultry Association, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa chapter and Rs10…

Poultry: A Pocket Guide to Broiler Management

An Introductory Guide Broiler Farming Broilers are chicken raised specially for meat production. Broilers are typically the cross bred of Plymouth Rock and Cornish.  Poultry meat is an important source of high quality proteins, minerals, and vitamin to balance the human diet. A Pocket Guide to Broiler Management Small Booklet Dedicate this Booklet to veterinary students ,poultry community Courtesy: Engromix By: Farhan Ali Doctor of Veterinary Medicine Contact:…

Steadier trend on cotton market on low supply of fine quality

January 24, 2013 Firmness prevailed on the cotton market on Wednesday as official spot rate and fine quality went up on rising demand by mills, dealers said. Official spot rate was higher by Rs 50 to Rs 6000, they said. Prices of seed cotton (phutti) of low type was unchanged at Rs 1800 in both Punjab and Sindh, but fine quality improved by Rs 100 to Rs 2800, they added. In Ready business, over 18000 bales of cotton changed hands between Rs 5500-6200, they added. They said that the…

Land reforms, food security: experts call for making joint efforts

January 24, 2013 Environment, agriculture and media experts at a workshop have called for making joint efforts to bring land reforms, ensure food security and halt onslaught of corporate farming in the country by taking all stakeholders on board. "The government should change its outdated mindset and come forward with a positive and farmers-friendly approach to redistribute land among peasants and provide financial backup aid to them for growing crops so that they could get their…

Irsa releases 7,000 cusecs of additional water from Tarbela dam

January 24, 2013 M RAFIQUE GORAYA The Indus River System Authority released 7,000 cusecs additional water from Tarbela dam on Wednesday to augment hydel power generation to meet the increased electricity demand during the next three days' Eid Milad -un-Nabi celebrations throughout the country. The government has already directed all the Discos to ensure uninterrupted power supply to the consumers during this auspicious occasion for illumination of buildings and Milad processions.…

Desilting campaign: irrigation minister visits Lahore Branch Canal

January 24, 2013 Provincial Minister for Irrigation and Agriculture, Malik Ahmad Ali paid a surprise visit to Lahore Branch Canal to review annual desilting campaign and quality of work. He instructed pumping station, Shalimar Distributory, BRB Canal, Thara, Korian Distributory, Shalimar and Wahga Mines and gave necessary actions to the concerned officers. Chief Engineer Lahore Branch Canal Nazir Anjam, Sub Divisional Officer Malik Sarfaraz and Ex-en Chak Bandi BRB Canal Mueen-Ud-Din…

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