Agriculture Research Station Bannu was established in 2005. It is located on Pirdal Khel Mamashkhel road near the firing range of Pakistan Army at Bannu. Total area of the Station is 17 Acres, comprising of office buildings and cultivable land. Three Sections i.e. Agronomy, Horticulture & Soil are functioning at the station. ARS Bannu, conducts research on major crops, fruits and vegetables.
Official massage from Head of Department
Agriculture Research Station Bannu, established in 2005 is working to boost Agricultural production in area through development of high yielding and disease resistant varieties and advance production technology of major crops, fruits and vegetables.
To boot Agricultural production in area through development of high yielding and disease resistant varieties and advance production technology of major crops, fruits and vegetables
Vision /Future Plan
Varieties released = Wheat variety Amin-2010 for rain fed areas of KPK.
Quantity produced (Seed) = Produced 39.0 tons quality seed (Basic class) of promising Wheat varieties P.S-2004, P.S-2005, Hashim-2008, Amin-2010 & P.S-2013and distributed among the farming community of district Bannu.
Farmer’s advisory services e.g., selection of crop, variety, new technology about crop, fruit and vegetable and oil seed crop, soil analysis
e.g provide list of services already citizen avail from your department manually.
Basic Technical help to farmers:
To Formers Manually:
1. Technical Pamphlets.
2. Technical brochures.
3. Research Papers.
4. Advisory services about advanced production Technology of cereal crops, fruits and vegetables.
5. Guidance about Judicial use of fertilizers.
6. Information about specific insecticides /Pesticides for specific crop, fruit and vegetables.
7. Guidance in the selection of crop varieties for an area.
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