Official message from Head of Department with picture
Research Institutes and Stations are hub of Agriculture knowledge as highly foreign qualified staff is leading and serving and delivering services about latest information’s on diseases, insects, issues and technologies and I would request the researchers, extension workers and farmers to strengthen linkages so that the knowledge is ensured to be transferred and adapted by the farmers for enhancement of productivity in different agro ecological zones of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and abroad.
Agricultural Research and Development
Vision / future plan
Improvement of the socio- economic conditions of the farming community through innovative research/ideas/technologies and adaptation of the modern national and international innovations under the local available resources and prevailing environment.
Other information/brief history
Agriculture research activities were initiated at Agricultural Research Center on a leased land with a temporary head quarter at Mansehra. In 1980 a sub-station was established at Dhodial, which was upgraded to the level of Agricultural Research Station in 1990. Research and development activities were carried out on an area of 350 kanals. After the establishment of Hazara University, Mansehra in 2000, Agricultural Research Station Offices and Land was handed over to university and research activities were abandoned, and the research activities were resumed in 2002 on an area of only 130 kanals as Agricultural Research Station Baffa.
Officers (designation only)
Address / Phone / Email
ARS Baffa, Mansehra
PRO Soil and Plant Nutrition
SRO Soil Chemistry
SRO Plant Pathology
SRO Oil Seed
In-charge Technical Cell
Advisory services are provided to farmers and burning issues are researched and recommendations are provided.
Published and distributed to farmers by various disciplines.
Radio Pakistan Peshawar and voice of America Daewa Radio.
Field days / trainings workshops
Conducted from time to time normally organized through ADP.
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