Successfully demonstrated production of organic crops at NARC with higher remuneration as compared to that obtained by using chemical field inputs.
The indicated deficiency of micro-nutrients in citrus orchards was overcome by successful application of organic salts at NARC. Management of major pests (aphids and army worms) was demonstrated through application of bio-pesticides at farmers’ fields.
Three organic products; organic fertilizer, organic pesticide and organic herbicide manufacturing units have been installed at NARC.
Established organic farms across the country
A Network of Organic Agriculture in Pakistan (NEOAP) under National Institute of Organic Agriculture (NIOA), NARC has been established and launching campaign for registration of organic farmers and traders. For registration organic farmers can download the application form.
Near about 5000 farmers and students have been trained.
There is growing awareness among the stake holders and a large number of growers, scientists, teachers and consumers have shown their deep interest in our new interventions.