Month: November 2019

Organic cotton production rises 56% and reaches eight-year high

Increase in organic cotton production has reached eight-year-high in the past eight years. According to the 2019 Organic Cotton Market Report, by the non-profit organization Textile Exchange. In total, 180,971 metric tons were produced in the last campaign, the largest volume since the beginning of the economic crisis. In fact, although cotton is grown organically […]
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UAF Introduces Low Cost, Environmental Friendly Fertilizer

University of Agriculture Faisalabad (UAF) scientists have introduced environment friendly and low cost vemi composite organic fertilizer that will not only grow soil prolificacy but also help minimize the dependency over high cost imported chemical fertilizer, said UAF Vice Chancellor Dr Muhammad Ashraf. He was addressing International Seminar/ workshop “vermi- fertilizer: A potential source of […]
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New hybrid maize seeds approved

The Pakistan Agriculture Research Council (PARC) has approved 12 new hybrid maize varieties for cultivation across the country. The approval was given at the 7th meeting of the Variety Evaluation Committee (VEC) on maize, sorghum, millet and fodder crops, with PARC Chairman Dr Muhammad Azeem Khan in the chair. Yield potential of the approved varieties […]
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