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A Basic Guide To Water Soluble Fertilizers

Demand Media -Essortment - A basic guide to water soluble fertilizers. Including information pertaining to it's contents and usages, as well as, how what's on the label can differ from what's inside. Water soluble fertilizers are fertilizers that can be dissolved in water and added or leached out of the soil easily. With water soluble fertilizers it is easy to control the precise amount of nutrients available to your plants(the control is more exact with soilless mixes). Soluble…

Distribution of urea through fertilizer companies: MoI&P decides to resist Dar’s decision

February 13, 2014 MUSHTAQ GHUMMAN Ministry of Industries and Production (MoI&P) has reportedly decided to resist Finance Minister's decision on the distribution of imported urea through local fertilizer companies, sources close to Secretary MoI&P Shafqat Naghmi told Business Recorder. Presently imported urea is being distributed through National Fertilizer Marketing Limited (NFML) and some senior officials of MoI&P and Lahore-based NFML are accused of corruption. A few…

Rs 290b subsidy for urea imports, output offered during 2005-12

November 18, 2013 I SLAMABAD - The government had offered Rs 290.39 billion subsidy to import of Urea and its indigenous production in the last seven years, says a document of the Ministry of Industries and Production. According to the document, Rs 107.99 billion subsidies had been paid from financial year 2005-06 to 2011-12 on the import of 5,984 ton urea. According to breakup, Rs 8 billion subsidy had been paid on the import of 825 ton urea in 2005-06, Rs 3.4 billion subsidy paid…

Fertilizers use by crop in Pakistan

Fertilizer recommendations for different crops are prepared by provincial research institutes and released for information to the agriculture extension services for dissemination to the farming community. Federal institutes (PARC, NFDC) and the fertilizer industry also compile information of this kind and publish it for the farmers. NFDC, under an FAO project, developed a methodology for interpreting crop responses to fertilizers, economic analysis and calibration with soil analysis. The general…

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,…

Gas re-allocation to fertiliser sector: MoP facing resistance from other ministries

November 13, 2012 MUSHTAQ GHUMMAN The Petroleum Ministry is reportedly facing stiff resistance from other ministries in re-allocation of gas to fertilizer sector which has also refused to print prices on bags due to uncertain supply of feed gas, sources close to Secretary Industries told BR. Prime Minister''s Advisor on Petroleum and Natural Resources, Dr Asim Hussain who is heading a sub-committee of the ECC panel, has convened a meeting of stakeholders on Tuesday (today)…

Palestinian Farmers Turn to Organic Farming

November 9, 2012 By DIAA HADID NUS JUBAIL, West Bank The Palestinian olive harvest, an ancient autumn ritual in the West Bank, is going upscale. In an emerging back-to-the-land movement, Palestinian farmers are turning the rocky hills of the West Bank into organic olive groves, selling their oil to high-end grocers in the U.S. and Europe. The move is a reflection of the growing global demand for natural, sustainable and fairly traded products, albeit with a distinct…

Seminar on emerging trends in Biochemistry

Karachi, , November 06, 2012: Department of Chemical Sciences (Biochemistry) and Biotechnology, Jinnah University for Women organized a seminar entitled “Emerging Trends in Biochemistry and Biotechnology”. The Program was started by recitation from Holy Quran by Huda Waseem, student of BS 4th year. The welcome address was given by Prof. Dr Iftikhar Imam Naqvi, Chairman Department of Chemical Sciences, Jinnah University for Women. The program was chaired by Prof. Dr. Abid Azhar, Director…

Reviving traditional ideas for sustainable agriculture

Dr Ghazanfar Ali Khan & Dr Babar Shahbaz 21 October 2012: VERY much peculiar and pinching fact has come on the scenario that we are mostly entrapped within a sphere that innovators (the people who first of all adopt the innovation) are the best categories of farmers in the perspective of adoption of agricultural innovations and the laggards (who are resistant to change) are criticized. There remains a paradoxical and perplex situation to decide whether there is any place for…

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