Print Media


Zirat Nama

This Urdu magazine is regularly published by Directorate of Agricultural Information, Punjab on fortnightly basis to motivate and educate growers for adoption of innovative farm technologies. This magazine has completed 54 years of its publication in October 2015 and considered as most reliable source of information about latest farm practices for the farming community. In this magazine, articles written by agricultural scientists about production technology of major and minor crops, vegetables and fruits are published according to the cropping season and time.


Agricultural Publications

The Directorate regularly publishes booklets, pamphlets, folders, posters, brochures, handbills etc. for technical guidance and education of farmers / stakeholders in adequate quantity round the year. Vast majority of literate farmers of Punjab province benefit from these informative publications for increasing their per unit productivity. Books on different agricultural topics written by experts are also published for agricultural professionals, University teachers, students and progressive growers.


Newspapers and Magazines

The Directorate arranges publicity of site-specific modern agricultural technology by releasing advertisements, press releases / handouts and agricultural features to national and regional newspapers / magazines for dissemination of agricultural information regularly round the year.


Press Clippings / News Monitoring

The Directorate monitors important agricultural news, articles and editorials on agriculture published in national and regional newspapers. Press clippings/summary of these news are prepared and sent to Minister for Agriculture, Secretary Agriculture, Punjab and other policy makers daily.


Scientific Periodical “Journal of Agriucltural Research (JAR)”

Available online
Under evaluation with Thomson Reuters , USA for grant of Impact Factor.Recognized  by Higher Education Commission under  “Y” category. Includes in online Directory of Open Access Journals being maintained by a group of information agencies at National Library of Sweden. Being abstracted in International abstracting /database services  like CAB Abstracts, AGRIS etc.This is a quarterly publication wherein original research findings of scientists belonging to the country and abroad are published.