Farmers can apply for sunflower production competition by March 15.

SIALKOT -- Deputy Director (DD) Agriculture Extension Department Sialkot Dr. Sajjad Mehmood has said that, under the promotion of the National Program of Cultivation for Oilseeds, farmers should submit their applications for participation in the sunflower production competition by March 15.

He stated this while talking to reporter here Thursday. DD Agriculture Extension said that under the national plan to increase the production of oilseeds, Sialkot and other districts including Bahawalnagar, Bahawalpur, Bhakkar, DG Khan, Khanewal, Layyah, Lodhran, Mianwali, Multan, Muzaffargarh, Okara, Rahimyar Khan, Rajanpur and Vehari, male and female cultivators owning 3 or more than 3 acres of cultivable land would be eligible to apply.

In this regard, contract farmers can also apply after getting the documents verified by the tehsil committee, he added.

He said that the participant in the production competition must have three acres of...

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