Biotech Updates

Training for Pakistan Farmers

February 18, 2011

To transfer modern agriculture technology to local farmers, Pak-German Polytechnic Institute for Agriculture Technology in Multan, Pakistan organized a one-day farmer training program. Thousands of farmers from surrounding areas participated and showed willingness to adopt new technology. Zia-ul-Hassan Shad, project director of the Institute, briefed the farmers about tunnel technology, drip irrigation, cotton sowing, and benefits of non-traditional type of cultivation. Seed and pesticide companies exhibited products and discussed their importance.

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