Agriculture department: 45 farms to be upgraded

New avenues of research would be opened by conducting experiments on farms and growers

APP November 13, 2017

LAHORE: As many as 45 farms of agriculture department will be upgraded in Punjab to obtain maximum benefit from them by the end of June next year.

Punjab Agriculture Extension Adaptive and Research Director General Zafaryab Haider disclosed this on Sunday. He said that it was the top priority to make barren land cultivable as this effort would not help in boosting yield of various agricultural commodities in the country but also benefit the farmers.

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To a question, he said that new avenues of research would be opened by conducting experiments on these farms and growers would obtain financial benefits by following modern methods of cultivation.

Haider said that officers had been directed to discharge their duties with responsibility in this regard so that farmers could obtain maximum from this project.

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He said the Punjab agriculture department was making continuous efforts to strengthen the farmers by introducing new methods in the farming sector.

Published in The Express Tribune, November 13th, 2017.


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