Technology a must for boosting yield  

The speakers discuss the problems being faced by farmers in the usage of modern technology


APP October 01, 2019
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SARGODHA: The Agriculture Department and the Agriculture College Sargodha organised a seminar on Monday where speakers and experts stressed use of modern technology and research for boosting more yield. The speakers also discussed the problems being faced by farmers in the usage of modern technology. Agricultural experts and In-charge Agro-Economy Department Muhammad Qasim stressed participating farmers to help shift agriculture sector to the latest technology so that the best production could be secured. Agriculture expert Shahid Babar said research and soil testing was necessary to boost production. Principal Agriculture College Dr Athar Nadeem said that agricultural economy was contributing to the national exchequer immensely while research methods and adoption of the latest methods could improve quality and overall yield.

Published in The Express Tribune, October 1st, 2019.

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