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Rain brings down temperature, power burden and anger of farmers

Rain brings down temperature, power burden and anger of farmers

Chandigarh(Narinder Jagga): Rains bring the sign of relief on the face of Punjab Government as well as farmers. Already sown late, the cotton crop has been facing burn from high heat, while the Rain has also prepared ground for paddy crop. It has also given the relief from dusty haze and cleared the visibility that

Dust haze cripples life, relief likely today

Dust haze cripples life, relief likely today

Chandigarh – A blanket of dust haze covered Punjab and Haryana for the third day on Friday, disrupting flight operations at the airport here. In view of the prevailing weather condition, some flight operators had on Thursday itself announced cancellation of flights scheduled for the day, airport officials said. On Thursday, over 30 flights were cancelled here

Heavy rain and thunderstorm in northern India

Heavy rain and thunderstorm in northern India

CHANDIGARH: Dust storms on Saturday hit parts of Punjab, throwing life out of gear, with Chandigarh and adjoining areas witnessing rains. Ludhiana witnessed dust storm followed by rain. There was complete dark at some places in the morning. There were also reports of power supply getting disrupted, and plants and trees getting uprooted. However, the maximum temperature at most

Manage Weed at Time of Wheat Sowing

Ludhiana, November 15, The wheat crop is infested with many grass and broadleaf weeds which significantly reduce the crop yield and cause economic loss to the farmers. The prevailing weather conditions (low temperature) and wet fields are more conducive for germination of weeds particularly gulli danda, the most dominant weed of wheat in the state. Under these situations,

Famous eatery at Punjab Agricultural University (PAU) in Ludhiana

Famous eatery at Punjab Agricultural University (PAU) in

PAU super SMS technology for another Agro Industry

Ludhiana, October 9 The Punjab Agricultural University has entered into agreement with CNH Industries Private Limited, Uttar Pradesh, for commercialization of PAU Super SMS Technology. Dr Navtej Singh Bains, Director of Research, PAU and Shri Prithpal Singh of CNH Industries  signed the MoA on behalf of their respective organizations.Dr. Bains revealed that a subsidy of

Prevention of farmers suicide need of the hour: PAU VC

Prevention of farmers suicide need of the hour: PAU VC

Prevention of farmers suicide need of the hour: PAU VC Ludhiana(DP Correspondent) – The extension system can play an active role in preventing farmer suicides in the state, said Dr Baldev Singh Dhillon, Vice-Chancellor, Punjab Agricultural University (PAU), while addressing the faculty of PAU. The Krishi Vigyan Kendras located in different districts of Punjab can contribute vitally in

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Punjab Agriculture University Kisan Mela 2017

Punjab Agriculture University Kisan Mela

Forget wheat and focus on fruits and veggies: Manpreet to farmers

Forget wheat and focus on fruits and veggies: Manpreet to farmers

The two-day Kisan Mela that kicked off on Friday at Punjab Agriculture University, Ludhiana was inaugurated by Finance and Planning and Employment Generation minister Manpreet Singh Badal. While addressing the farmers, Badal said that ‘It is a time for Punjab to move away from Green Revolution mode and break the wheat-paddy cycle’. He further said that Punjab should

UAE’s Al Dahra approaches Captain for agribusiness

UAE’s Al Dahra approaches Captain for agribusiness

UAE’s Al Dahra approaches Captain for agribusiness Recognising the state’s business potential under the Captain Amarinder Singh led Congress government, UAE’s leading private company, Al Dahra Holdings, has envinced interest in investing in Punjab’s agribusiness.In a letter to the Chief Minister, the company’s Vice Chairman and Co-founder Khadim Al Darei has sought close cooperation with

Farm loan issue may gone to next year

Farm loan issue may gone to next year

Farm loan issue may gone to next year Haque Committee report missing, where is it, nobody know! Chandigarh(Narinder Jagga, August 18). The report of T-Haque Committee, constituted for debt waiving of farmers, is missing. This question is rocking in political and bureaucratic circle. No one knows what the truth about the report is. The Chief

Center’s Agricultural experts, examining cause of white-fly in Punjab

Center’s Agricultural experts, examining cause of white-fly in Punjab

Center Agricultural experts, examining cause of white-fly in Punjab Boha – visits are being made by the Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh and the Indian government’s cabinet Harsimrat Kaur Badal to ascertain the causes of whitefly attack on cotton crop in Mansa district. Joint Director DC Rajak, Indian Government KW Deshkar, and Assistant Director Dr

Agriculture Department raided fertilizer shops with police

Agriculture Department raided fertilizer shops with police

Agriculture Department raided fertilizer shops with police. Budhlada- To maintain the purity of fertilizers, seeds and insecticides, samples of pesticides, seed vendors and fertilizer shops were collected by raiding police under the leadership of Badlada SP Manvinder Veer Singh.  On this occasion, Agriculture Department’s ADO Amarinder Singh said that this raid was done to check

PAU launches Water Testing Kit at just Rs.30

PAU launches Water Testing Kit at just Rs.30

The water pollution is increasing in the rainy season. Which increase the chances of diseases like typhoid, diarrhea and health problems. In such a situation, water testing becomes difficult, but the Punjab Agriculture University has solved this problem. PAU scientists have prepared such a kit for water testing, through which water can be examined easily.The

PAU Teachers oppose establishment of Horticulture University

Ludhiana, July 7, 2017: Punjab Agricultural University (PAU) and other institutions’ Teachers and former Scientists have opposed the move to establish new Horticulture University by bifurcating PAU. PAU Teacher Pensioners Association and PAU Alumni Association passed an unanimous resolution in a joint meeting. A unanimous resolution was passed in the joint meeting of PAU Teacher Pensioners Association

Punjab Agriculture Dept on alert, White fly scare in Malwa

Punjab Agriculture Dept on alert, White fly scare in Malwa. The Agriculture Department has called a meeting of the inter-state monitoring committee here on June 3 to take stock of the emerging situation, which could be detrimental to the growth of the cotton crop. The white fly has surfaced after a gap of about two

FieldFresh, PAU ink pact for research on corn productivity

New Delhi: FieldFresh Foods, a jointventure between Bharti Enterprises and Del Monte Pacific, and Punjab Agricultural University (PAU) have signed a pact to carry out research on corn productivity. “The collaborative research will examine the relationship between the genetic make-up, environmental factors and crop management of corn in order to develop a production system that

Punjab Agriculture University develops new crop varieties

Punjab Agricultural University (PAU) has released two new varieties of wheat and celery for general cultivation in the state.During the meeting of State Variety Approval Committee, where after a thorough discussion on salient characteristics of these varieties they were approved, under the Chairmanship of Jasbir Singh Bains, Director of Agriculture, Punjab, an official release said.

‘Not only PAU, but every varsity facing cash crunch’

Vice Chancellor of Punjab Agricultural W (PAU) Dr Baldev Singh Dhillon is an internationally known personality of plant propagation, chiefly in maize improvement research. As Vice Chancellor, Dr Dhillon is doing his best for the university and trying to take the university to newer heights of success. In an interview with Daily Post correspondent Suman

Q&A with PAU VC: Not only PAU but every university is facing financial crisis

Ludhiana: Vice Chancellor of PAU, Dr Baldev Singh Dhillon is an internationally known personality of plant propagation, chiefly in maize improvement research. He not only served PAU with his high ranks but also served Guru Nanak Dev University, Amritsar as Director (Research). He also served as Association Scientist at International Maize and Wheat Improvement Centre (CIMMYT),