Guidance for Farmers

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Source: Daily Times 

Farmers can seek guidance regarding usage of nitrogen and phosphorus to get the desired amount of yield of various crops by visiting website www.fertilizeruaf.pk. Punjab Agriculture Information Director Muhammad Rafique Akhtar said that wheat, cotton, sugarcane, paddy and maize growers, by visiting this website, could get information regarding the proper amount of nitrogen and phosphorus that should be used to achieve good results. He said the Agriculture University Faisalabad along with the Agriculture Extension and Research Programme had prepared such models of fertilizers, which could provide help to farmers in using right amount of fertilizers. These fertilizer models would not only help in reducing expenses of farmers but yield of crops would also increase, he added. Akhtar disclosed that plans to increase income of crops according to the land and financial resources of farmers were also available on website www.kissandost.pk. The director said by implementing plans available on this website, farmers could get profit of Rs 100,000 on per acre of land, adding that plans for farmers who wanted to invest more were also available and through visit profit of Rs 300,000 to 400,000 could be made. The website also gave information to farmers regarding coming five days weather.