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Farmers for seeking help from agri websites.

LAHORE -- Farmers can seek guidance regarding the usage of nitrogen and phosphorus to get desired yield of various crops by visiting website and lt; and gt;.

Punjab Agriculture Director Information Mohammad Rafique Akhtar said this while talking to reporter on Saturday.

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 added.

He further said that Agriculture University Faisalabad along with the Agriculture Extension and Research had prepared such models of fertilizers which could provide help to farmers in using the right amount of fertilizers.

These fertilizer models would not only help in reducing the input by farmers but also increase the yield of crops.

He further disclosed that plans to increase the income of crops according to the land and financial resources of farmers were also available on website and lt; and gt;.

Rafique Akhtar said that 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 gives information to farmers regarding weather, he added.

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Publication:Balochistan Times (Baluchistan Province, Pakistan)
Date:Aug 28, 2016
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