Farmers advised to complete sunflower cultivation


Staff Reporter


Punjab Agriculture Department has advised farmers of southern and northern Punjab to complete sunflower cultivation by January 31 and February 15, respectively.
In a statement, Spokesman for Department said farmers should use sunflower hybrid varieties with timely cultivation to get a good yield.
He said under Prime Minister’s Agriculture Emergency Program, provincial government is also providing a subsidy of 5000 rupees on per acre cultivation of sunflower.
He said maximum cultivation of sunflower will help in reducing country’s import bill.

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