Farmers given free fertilizers, low-priced veggie seeds

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 project meant to enhance vegetables production, an awareness campaign has been launched targeting each village to inform farmers how they can increase their vegetables production to earn good profits. The agriculture department would also hold farmers day programmes at all these demonstration plots to inform farmers about latest vegetables production technology.

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