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February 22, 2013

Agriculture: Seven Gardening Tips for Success

As everyone's resolutions remind us, we love attaching a number to advice, a number smaller than the one I regard as most realistic: The Twenty Three Thousand Four Hundred and Sixty-Two Things It's Important to Remember Before Getting Out of Bed. So be warned: I haven't really honed it down to only seven; these are just the first seven essentials that came to mind when I decided to do this. And not in order, either. 1.     Make Compost 2.     Use Compost 3.     Plant Crops in Wide…

Agriculture credit disbursement surges by more than 13 percent

February 22, 2013 Agricultural credit disbursement by banks surged by 13.21 percent on year-on-year basis to Rs 169.42 billion in the first seven months (July-January, 2013) of the current fiscal year (2012-13). In absolute terms, disbursement of credit to the agriculture sector increased by over Rs 19.77 billion in July-January, 2013 when compared with the total disbursement of Rs 149.65 billion in the same period of the last fiscal year. Overall credit disbursement by five major…

FDC asked to make royalty payments for forests in Chitral

February 22, 2013 Forest royalty holders from district Chitral have expressed concerns over unnecessary delay in royalty payments and demanded for immediate issuance of royalty withheld by Forest Development Corporation (FDC) for last several months. Addressing at a press conference here at Press Club on Thursday, Chairman, Joint Forest Management Committee Network, (JFMC-Network), Major Ahmad Saad (Retd) said that the FDC had yet to be issued royalty payments in forest areas in…

Poultry: Eggs

White Eggs Eggs are either brown or white. Some people think that brown eggs are healthier than white eggs, although this is a myth and there is no reason to think this. Maybe they are comparing eggs to brown and white bread! Basically, it all boils down to the breed of the hen that lays the egg. Hens with white feathers and white ear lobes lay white eggs and hens with red feathers and red ear lobes lay brown eggs. There is absolutely no nutritional difference between white or brown…

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