Staff Reporter Islamabad
Minister for Agriculture, Punjab Syed Hussain Jahanian Gardezi chaired the first meeting to review the production strategy of the next wheat crop.
He directed the field staff to provide awareness on modern production technology to ensure crop production targets and also ensure provision of quality of agricultural inputs to the farmers at the time of Wheat sowing.
He directed the Director General of Agriculture (Extension) to hold a meeting with the officials of the Irrigation Department to ensure availability of canal water to the farmers on sowing.
Minister for Agriculture, Punjab also said that he would personally monitor the sowing of wheat and in this regard he directed to organize mega farmer gatherings at Divisional and District level.
In this meeting Secretary Agriculture, Punjab Asad Rehman Gillani directed to provide awareness to the farmers regarding non-cultivation varieties of wheat crop so that, the farmers use only approved varieties of Wheat seed which can increase the yield per acre.