The ongoing climate change phenomenon is forcing the people from all sectors to readjust their lifestyle and agriculture sector is no exception. It was affecting overall process of agriculture development and keeping farming community engaged in spending extra on saving their crops from impact of extreme hot and cold weather and unexpected rains. Climate change was intensifying virus and pest incidence, says assistant director agriculture information in a release here Wednesday.
This, he added, necessitated modifications in agriculture advisories the agriculture department issues regularly. Scientists were carrying out research to prepare guidelines on how to negotiate with the climate change phenomenon to keep their crops’ production and quality in tact. “From what we have observed in past is the fact that progressive farmers were more attentive to advisories issued in the light of research but small farmers usually overlooked them.
APP. Climate change necessitates modifications in agriculture advisories. Pakistan Observer, October 25, 2017.