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Farmers given free fertilizers, low-priced veggie seeds

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STAFF REPORT MULTAN: The Punjab government has provided free fertilizers and pesticides besides vegetables seeds at low price to farmers for cultivation of vegetables at 687 demonstration plots in the province. Exactly 312 open field plots and 375 tunnel farms are being cultivated for potato, tomato, onion, chili and garlic and quality seed of these vegetables was provided to farmers in cooperation with Punjab Seed Corporation (PSC), said the Punjab Agriculture Department. Under this…Read More

Need stressed to explore Russian food, veggie market

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STAFF REPORT KHI: The government has done very little to improve trade relations with Russia, which is adversely affecting the export of fresh food. According to fruit and vegetable exporters, Russia can become one of the most important markets after its ban on various European Union’s food products and, despite the recent economic slowdown in Russia, a huge quantity of oranges and potatoes can be exported. "We want of the government to engage Russian authorities on different…Read More