Four fertilizer dealers booked:

SARGODHA, Feb 23 (APP): Four people were arrested for selling substandard fertilizers at a higher-than-fixed rate, here on Friday. According to official sources,the teams of agriculture department visited various areas of the district and found that dealers –Ashraf in Laksian, Muhammad Amir in Sahiwal,Shafqat Mehmood and Muhammad Shahid in Chak no 46 SB, were selling… Continue reading Four fertilizer dealers booked:

Stakeholders meeting on ‘Fertilizer Right Pakistan Project’ held

ISLAMABAD, Feb 20 (APP):Pakistan Agricultural Research Council (PARC), International Center for Agricultural Research in the Dry Areas (ICARDA) and USDA Jointly Organised a two-day stakeholders meeting on ‘Fertilizer Right Pakistan Project’. This project aims to enhance productivity through the efficient use of fertilizers and to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. Addressing the inaugural session Dr… Continue reading Stakeholders meeting on ‘Fertilizer Right Pakistan Project’ held

Chinese water-saving facilities shipped to Pakistan for smart farm project

BEIJING, Feb 20 (APP):The first batch of equipment for the Million Acres of Green Pakistan Smart Farm Project participated by Chinese water-saving industry leader, Tianjin Dayu Irrigation Group, has been packed and delivered. The batch of intelligent water and fertilizer integrated irrigation equipment covering a farmland area of 2,000 hectares will be used for the… Continue reading Chinese water-saving facilities shipped to Pakistan for smart farm project

Two fertilizer dealers fined

SARGODHA, Feb 01 (APP):The district administration imposed fines on two people for selling fertilizers at exorbitant rates in Shahpur tehsil on Thursday. According to official sources, Assistant Commissioner Shahpur Anum Babar inspected various shops and imposed a fine of Rs 10,000 each on two fertilizer dealers. Meanwhile, she also took action against encroachment in Shahpur… Continue reading Two fertilizer dealers fined

Farmers advised against use of urea for wheat

FAISALABAD, Jan 27 (APP):Agriculture experts have advised growers to avoid using urea fertiliser for their wheat crops as it would cause severe financial loss. Dr Syed Samina Tahira, Associate Professor Institute of Agriculture Extension, University of Agriculture Faisalabad (UAF), said that Punjab had witnessed healthy wheat crops up till now due to use of phosphorus… Continue reading Farmers advised against use of urea for wheat

All possible efforts being made to facilitate farmers: AD Agri

MULTAN, Jan 17 (APP): Assistant Director Agriculture (extension) Chaudhry Shahid Iqbal Dunyapur said that all possible efforts were being made to facilitate farmers by ensuring the availability of fertilizer at controlled rates and creating awareness regarding crops. Talking to APP here on Wednesday, Chaudhry Shahid said that Urea fertilizer was being distributed equally at all… Continue reading All possible efforts being made to facilitate farmers: AD Agri

Nine dealers booked over selling fertilizer on high prices

DG KHAN, Jan 07 (APP):The agriculture department has registered cases against nine fertilizer dealers for selling fertilizer at high rates. Director of Agriculture Extension, Mahar Abid Hussain, informed us that the crackdown was underway against dealers for selling fertilizer at higher prices. He said that self-imposed rates enhanced by fertilizer companies would not be acceptable.… Continue reading Nine dealers booked over selling fertilizer on high prices

Five fertilizers shops sealed, owners held for overcharging

DG KHAN, Jan 06 (APP):The local administration sealed five fertilizer shops and also arrested their owners for overcharging in Dera Ghazi Khan district. According to the agriculture department and police sources, Assistant Director of Agriculture Kaleem Koraiya visited different areas to ensure the sale of fertilizers at the recommended prices. He, however, found five dealers… Continue reading Five fertilizers shops sealed, owners held for overcharging

Sindh govt gears up action to check hoarding, overpricing of Urea fertilizer

KARACHI, Dec 28 (APP):Sindh government, Thursday, decided to further reinforce action against the hoarding and over-pricing of urea fertilizer to ensure availability of the important agricultural input to farmers. The decision was taken in a meeting chaired by Chief Secretary Sindh Dr. Muhammad Fakhr e Alam Secretary Agriculture Syed Aijaz Shah, Commissioner Karachi Muhammad Saleem… Continue reading Sindh govt gears up action to check hoarding, overpricing of Urea fertilizer

Spurious fertilizer bags recovered

SARGODHA, Dec 14 (APP): In line with special directives of District Administration, Assistant Director Agriculture Piplan, Abdul Rasheed on Thursday launched a massive crackdown against illegal hoarders of fertilizers and artificial shortage creators. Assistant Director along with raiding team raided at Harnoli area and recovered 75 bags of spurious fertilizer from a private godown. The… Continue reading Spurious fertilizer bags recovered

ECC directs for ensuring fertilizer availability at notified rates

ISLAMABAD, Dec 13 (APP): The Economic Coordination Committee (ECC) of the Cabinet here on Wednesday directed the relevant Ministries to work with provinces to ensure availability of fertilizer to farmers at notified rates. The ministries were also directed that strict actions be taken against the fertilizer dealers over charging the farmers beyond the prescribed price,… Continue reading ECC directs for ensuring fertilizer availability at notified rates

PM directs to ensure supply of urea fertilizer on controlled rates

Caretaker Prime Minister Anwaar-ul-Kakar chairs a meeting regarding uninterrupted supply of Urea fertilizer to the farmers on government control rate, in Islamabad on 11th December, 2023.

ISLAMABAD, Dec 11 (APP):Caretaker Prime Minister Anwaar-ul-Haq Kakar on Monday directed the departments concerned to prepare and submit an action plan immediately for uninterrupted supply of urea fertilizer on priority basis. He also ordered to ensure its availability to the farmers at government controlled rate and submit a report in this regard by tomorrow (Tuesday).… Continue reading PM directs to ensure supply of urea fertilizer on controlled rates

Wheat cultivation should be completed by Dec 15

FAISALABAD, Nov 27 (APP): The agriculture exporters have advised the farmers to complete cultivation of wheat crops by December 15. According to a spokesman of the agriculture extension department, he said here on Monday that November was the most suitable time for wheat cultivation as produce of wheat and quality of grain would decrease gradually… Continue reading Wheat cultivation should be completed by Dec 15

Fertilizer godown sealed, shops fined

SARGODHA, Nov 02 (APP):The district administration on Thursday sealed a fertilizer godown and imposed fine on various shops over hoarding and profiteering in Shahpur tehsil. According to official sources, Assistant commissioner Shahpur Anum Babar checked various fertilizer godowns and shops in Shahpur city. She sealed a fertilizer godown for hoarding and imposed a fine of… Continue reading Fertilizer godown sealed, shops fined

100 bags of fertilizer, cash stolen

MUZAFFARGARH, Oct 30 (APP):Unidentified thieves had stolen about 100 bags of DPA fertilizer worth around Rs.1350,000 after breaking the locks at midnight yesterday. The cash worth Rs. 700,000 was also stolen from the shop, said police. Thieves took away the entire system of CCTV after bringing it to a halt in the shop. Such a… Continue reading 100 bags of fertilizer, cash stolen

District admin crackdown on illegal ammonium nitrate fertilizer trade, seizes 450 bags

ABBOTTABAD, Sep 04 (APP):The district administration of Abbottabad Monday initiated a crackdown on illegal activities related to the use and smuggling of ammonium nitrate fertilizer.  Assistant Commissioner Headquarters, Saqlainn Salim in collaboration with the Deputy Director of Agriculture, led a successful raid targeting two illegal fertilizer dealers situated on Kala Pull and Chhona Road. The… Continue reading District admin crackdown on illegal ammonium nitrate fertilizer trade, seizes 450 bags

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