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Regularly monitor cotton fields for pink bollworm, says Punjab Agricultural University

June 25, 2022 9:08 am

Dr Pratiba Vyas, a microbiology expert, said that biofertilizers were low cost, eco-friendly, pollution free microbial inoculants that helped in maintaining soil fertility and enhancing crop productivity.

Punjab Agricultural University issues heatwave alert for livestock, crops

June 11, 2022 8:18 am

Animals and pets also require attention in view of the heat load. To avoid heat stress and dehydration, keep the animals indoors with frequent water availability and nutritious diet.

PAU bags prestigious GoI project, CM Mann hails achievement, says will help in crop diversification

April 01, 2022 11:30 am

Mann said that this research project would also lead to the development of crop varieties with better yield potential, tolerance to emerging diseases, enhanced nutritional quality for attaining food and nutritional security.

Punjab Agricultural University develops new high yield ‘Punjab Basmati 7’

April 15, 2021 6:05 am

The variety has been developed by involving the strongly scented traditional varieties ‘Basmati 386’ and ‘Pusa Basmati 1121’, said PAU.

Farm laws, DBT ‘one-sided’ decisions, encroaching upon state’s rights, says Captain Amarinder

April 05, 2021 10:40 pm

Chief Minister appeals to farmers to get themselves vaccinated

Punjab: 5 academicians launch portal to help kin of farmers who died amid stir

February 08, 2021 2:02 am

Dr Varinderpal Singh, principal soil scientist, PAU, and chairman Atam Pargas Social Welfare Council (APSWC) said their trust would be visiting the families of each farmer who died during the protests and help them in every required aspect.

PAU’s Virtual Kisan Mela concludes: 2 lakh farmers attended mela virtually, says Univ

September 20, 2020 4:54 am

Dr Baldev Singh Dhillon, Vice-Chancellor, PAU, advised farmers not to burn paddy straw and adopt straw management technologies for environmental protection. He concluded his remarks with: “Nanak Naam Chardi Kala Tere Bhane Sarbat Da Bhala.”

PAU's first 'Virtual Kisan Mela': Farm legislations part of Centre’s ‘Kisan maaru, Punjab maaru’ policy, says Capt

September 18, 2020 11:18 pm

Inaugurated via video conferencing by Punjab Chief Minister Capt Amarinder Singh from Chandigarh, the mela took farmers to stalls and exhibitions put up by varsity experts via its website

Fair enough in Covid times: PAU Kisan Mela to go online this year

August 30, 2020 12:14 am

While it was not possible to let the gathering of at least one lakh farmers take place on the campus physically due to coronavirus, the varsity administration has decided not to let the Kisan Mela tradition discontinue and now it will be held online for the farmers.

Second arrest in Punjab seed ‘scam’: Farmer who sold PAU seeds to Brar Store held

June 03, 2020 2:41 pm

The seed 'scam' came to light after a private shop 'Brar Seed Store' located opposite gate no. 1 of Punjab Agricultural University (PAU) was allegedly found selling spurious seeds of PAU's new varieties which are yet to be approved.


Inter-university youth festival in Ludhiana strengthens cultural bond

January 22, 2016 8:39 am

Ludhiana,Jan 22 (ANI): Punjab Agricultural University in Ludhiana comes alive with the lively performances by students from North India. "Goonj-2016", the four-day long 31st Inter-University North Zone Youth Festival was organised by the Ministry of Youth Affairs in collaboration with Association of Indian Universities (AIU). Some 1200 students from universities across North India participated in 26 events including folk and classical music, mimicry, theatre, quiz and literary activities. The best performers will represent the north zone in a national level youth festival to be held in Mysore city in Karnataka.