HAFIZABAD: EDO Agriculture Ch Manzoor Hussain has advised the cultivators to adopt modern methods of cultivation to increase per acre yield of their crops to make the country self sufficient in food as well as by raising their socio-economic condition.  While observing International Food Day under the auspices of Agriculture (Extension) Department, he said that problems of poverty, unemployment and provision of inadequate food were confronting the nation, which can only be tackled by increasing per acre yield. –Reporter

He advised the cultivators to avail the guidance and facilities being provided by the agricultural experts and field staff.

District Office Agriculture Dr Javed Akhtar Padhiar and some progressive farmers also addressed the gathering.