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District Nowshera Agriculture News Update

KP Govt to introduce Solar Tube-well Project: Ishaq Khattak

Nowshera Today

PESHAWAR – Chairman Tehsil Council Nowshera, Ishaq Khattak Sunday said that the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government was providing installation of solar tube wells at 80 percent subsidized rates through the Directorate of Agriculture Engineering (KPDAE) which were irrigating more than 72,000 acres of land. He expressed these views while inaugurating a solar tube well in Manki Sharif. …

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Agr. Research Inst. Tarnab, Peshawar

Nowshera Today

The Agricultural Research Institute, Tarnab Peshawar has been the fountainhead of agricultural development in the province. During its 109 years of history, it has significantly contributed to the economic prosperity of the farming community through the introduction and evolution of high-yielding varieties of crops, fruits, and vegetables, standardization of agronomic …

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Cereal crops research institute, Pirsabaq, Nowshera

Nowshera Today CCRI Pir sabaq

Cereal crops Research Institute is situated on the left bank of Kabul River, near the village Pirsabak, Nowshera. Three (3) km on the East from Nowshera and (8) Km from Risalpur. Its elevation is 288 meters (945 Ft) and is located at the intersection of longitude 740 E and latitude …

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Cultivators’ pleas rise in Virginia tobacco

Nowshera Today

SWABI – The Kashtkaar Ittihad Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KIKP) here on Wednesday demanded an increase in Virginia tobacco with a minimum rate of Rs 350 per kilogram keeping in view the current price hike in the country. The demand was made during a meeting of the General Council of KIKP held …

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Oil production: A way forward to cut import bill

Nowshera Today

PESHAWAR (APP) – Despite ecological diversity, suitable climate, and vast fertile land, Pakistan is unfortunately among the lowest edible oil-producing countries. Having only 20 percent domestic production of the total requirement, the country spends approximately US$ 4 billion annually on the import of edible oil to meet the pressing demand …

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Organic food trend rises in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa

Nowshera Today

Unaware of the severe heat wave in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Zakir Khan, a poor fruit-seller was using a hand fan to dry his perspiration while sitting in front of his wicker basket full of locally grown organic bananas. Sitting on a footpath in the fruits and vegetable market in Pabbi bazaar, …

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