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How to: test your garden soil’s pH, and balance it for a better veggie harvest So you’re resolved to grow the best darn vegetables ever. You’re on a mission to feed your family nutrient-dense, organic, home-grown food, to stick it...
If you have been using chemical fertilizers all this while for your vegetable garden, flower garden or even for your farm, it is time you go organic. Yes, chemical fertilizers helped in boosting the growth of crops in a...
BY: Hafiz Muhammad Bilal Department : Horticulture, College of Agriculture, University of Sargodha Fig carica L. is an important member of the genus Ficus. It is ordinarily deciduous and commonly referred to as fig. The common fig is a tree native to southwest Asia and the...
BY: Hafiz Muhammad Bilal  &  Rabia Zulfiqar Department of Horticulture, College of Agriculture, University of Sargodha Food is one of the basic necessities of the life. Food processing is mainly define as the process of value addition to agriculture produced by...
Mzansi’s agripreneurs are embracing technology innovation like never before. They know very well that technology continues to play a major role in the development of agriculture globally, while helping the industry to break into new frontiers. Dawie Maree, the Head...
Poverty reduction has always been a central objective for every political government in Pakistan, yet every ruling party has miserably failed in reducing poverty so far. The Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) government has allocated a sum of 82 billion rupees...
Bringing change to the agriculture sector is not easy. Farmers tend to stick to their age-old practices, which are less profitable and eco-friendly than new ones. Successive governments have been offering various incentives to the farming community to promote good...
  Muhammad Nazar Department of Agronomy, UAF Correspondence email: [email protected] Introduction: Botanical name:         Helianthus annus Family:                       Compositae Local name:              sooraj mukhi Importance: Edible oil is the essential component of our food but we are producing only 20% of our need and remaining 80% is imported to fulfill...
Muhammad Zahaib Ilyas* Department of Agronomy, University of Agriculture Faisalabad, Pakistan. Corresponding author: [email protected]   Introduction: The scientific name is Moringa oleifera. In India, Moringa has been used as a medicinal plant about 2000 years BC. It is used to cure more than 300...
What is organic farming? Organic farming means raising of crops and rearing of livestock by using only natural resources. There is no use of fertilizers, growth hormones, pesticides, genetically modified organisms and antibiotics in organic farming. It is a system...

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