This is referred to as Agro- grazing (Quraishi et al.
In the last two decades, some studies on the prospects of agro- grazing in T.
A questionnaire was designed for interviewing the agro- graziers.
Number of villages selected randomly from each grazing site in each district was 20 and number of agro- graziers (Respondents) interviewed from each selected village was 2 to 3.
Due to poor and miserable socio- economic conditions and lack of financial subsidy, agro- graziers had no money to buy cultivated fresh green fodders in scarcity period and concentrates as supplementary feed to improve animal health.
On the other hand, officers of agricultural bank also revealed the fact in their off the record conversation that the poor agro- graziers were very reluctant to apply and receive the credit/loan because they find themselves helpless and unable to return this loan in the stipulated period and also were afraid of its ever increasng interest.
6%) followed by Multan (69%) whereas it was not a serious problem for agro- graziers of Bhawalpur and Rajanpur districts because only 18 and 29% agro-graziers of both sites, respectively faced the problem.
PA), a provider of bioanalytical testing to support the entire food production chain, announced on Wednesday the acquisition of Agro- SAS (Agro-), an analytical service providers supporting the food retail and catering sectors in France.
Agro- employs 157 staff at its site in Metz, in the northeast of France.
It is expected, that in return, Agro- will benefit from Eurofins' industry-leading laboratory network, including access to the group's comprehensive analytical portfolio, as well as logistical infrastructure.
Agro- grazing converts the undesirable grasses, herbs, and other shrubs and trees into high value edible products like meat, milk and non-edible products like skin, hides, guts and blood and etc The agro-grazing system is almost cost free livestock production system which does not involve any expenditure like crop production and soil management (Yaqoob, 2008).
Yaqoob et al (2008) also reported that the intensity of agro- grazing animals in irrigated Punjab was far below the desired level.