Just the same they got bumper crops
, an' father's house-patch of tomatoes was eaten by the black beetles.
This year a bumper crop
was expected due to timely rains but the permanency of this weather pattern at a time when the wheat crop was ready to be harvested severely damaged the standing crop in certain areas of both Punjab and KP.
ISLAMABAD -- Agriculture experts have advised farmers to start cultivation of sesame next month and complete it by mid of July for getting a bumper crop
. According to a report quoting spokesman Najaf Abbas for the Agriculture Department, sesame is playing a vital role in meeting food requirements, therefore, its cultivation should be made on maximum area.
ISLAMABAD -- Agriculture experts Sunday have advised farmers to start cultivation of sesame next month and complete it by mid of July for getting a bumper crop
Syed Zafar Yab also informed that field formation crew of the agriculture department was continuously visiting farmers' fields with an aim to guide them for bumper crop
. He added that Rs 1000 subsidy on cotton seed bag was being given to facilitate farmers.
HYDERABAD -- Sindh Abadgar Ittehad (SAI) has urged the Sindh government to immediately open wheat procurement centres and revise the procurement target because of expected bumper crop
of five million tonnes this year.
MULTAN -- The unprecedented rain spells in the months of February and March have proved to be a blessing for the water-thirsty wheat crop in South Punjab and experts anticipate that the region is likely to harvest a bumper crop
The timely sowing of wheat in 2016-17 resulted in a bumper crop
of six million tons in Sindh in 2017.
He informed that the bumper crop
of quality kinnow was being expected in the season.
A bumper crop
of local amateurs, led by Filipino-Japanese Yuka Saso and the pro-bound Pauline del Rosario, will be out to spoil the party of the pros in the first ICTSI Philippine Ladies Masters that tees off this Wednesday at Alabang Country Club in Muntinlupa.
"Because of a bumper crop
, onion is being sold at 30-50 paise per kg while only a few days ago it commanded a price of Rs 15-20 per kg in the local market," Dayaram Patidar, a farmer from Diken, told PTI.
" The Basmati farmers will harvest a bumper crop