Direct rice seeding technology introduced

The University of Agriculture Faisalabad has inaugurate the Direct Rice Seeding Technology (DRST) with 36 per cent water saving and Rs 20,000 per acre expenditures. Due to this technology, farmers can obtain 30 per cent extra yield. This was told by the speakers on the Farmers Day at Chak Bandi Rajoa Sadaat. Dr Ashraf said that UAF Faculty of Agricultural Engineering had been utilising reverse engineering techniques to develop affordable and practicable machinery for the small farmers.
Col (R) Syed Asim Ali said that he provided his cultivated area for rice direct seeding technology introduced by UAF Water Management Research Centre (WMRC) which resulted a wonderful crop this year.
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