Integrated PEST Management

Jauharabad Sugar Mills Limited is committed to improve varietal mix of cane in Khushab region and is propagating superior varieties as recommended by Government research institutions. Particular efforts are being made to educate farmers as how-to a) use 4” ridger, b) increase seed rate and c) incorporate pit farming techniques. The Company has developed an effective mechanism to avert the pest attack in its area of procurement by in house production of “good worms” attached to TRACHOGAMA cards. These cards are being distributed to the growers at subsidized rates. Moreover, the Company is also working in close coordination with its farmer community and is regularly creating awareness through “PEST warning and control system”.