On Thursday Director of Pakistan Oilseed Development Board (PODB) Dr. Muhammad Ayub Khan along with his team visited Spring Maize-soybean Experiment at Agronomy farm, University of Agriculture Faisalabad. Dr. Haroon Zaman Khan briefed the delegation about the experiment and the whole journey of this intercropping success. Director, PODB appreciated the success story of soybean and devotion to promote Maize-soybean intercropping in Pakistan to minimize oil import of Pakistan.
In the second round, Dr Abid, Chief Executive and EX-DG AARI with his team visited the experiment. University teachers Dr. Muhammad Aslam and Prof. Dr. Abdul Khaliq also joined the delegation during the visit to the experiment. He said these experimental results are good to bring awareness of this technology in Pakistan. A healthy discussion took place and Dr. Haroon also explained the future scenario of Maize-Soybean Intercropping in Pakistan with the latest technology and strategies.
Furthermore for the promotion of soybean University of Agriculture Faisalabad (UAF) and Ayub Agriculture Research Institutes (AARI) are collaboratively going to organize a Farmer day where from all over Pakistan stakeholders, Farmers, Public and private companies will participate. The announcement of farmer day will be made soon in the coming days.