FAISALABAD: Agriculture experts have advised farmers to start land preparation for early cultivation of wheat. A spokesman of Agriculture (Extension) department said that early cultivation of wheat should be started from the mid of October and farmers should start preparation of land, adding that early cultivation gives bumper produce as well as high quality grains. He said farmers were welcome to seek guidance from agri experts. Meanwhile, agriculture experts have advised the farmers to use latest technologies and complete cultivation of sugarcane immediately to get bumper yield. –APP

A spokesman of Agriculture department said on Wednesday that approved varieties have most resistance against various diseases besides giving high quality yield. He said the department has approved sugarcane varieties including CPF-243, CPF-246, CPF-247, SHF-240, HSF-242, CP-77-400, CP-72-2086, CP-433-33, CPF-237, SPF-245, SPF-234, SPF-213 and SPSG-26, etc. for September cultivation. These varieties become ready for harvest early and give 60000 to 80000 kg per acre yield.