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  • Distribution of Armyworm pheromone traps for 2016 season

    Pheramon trap
    Pheramon trap

    Dzongkhag Agriculture Officers of Paro, Wangdue, Dagana, Gasa, Trongsa, Punakha, Lhuntse, Pemagastshel and Tsirang.

    With weather conditions becoming more favourable for the armyworm outbreaks (prolonged dry periods followed by heavy rainfall),it is very important to carry out regular monitoring of the armyworm particularly in maize fields and paddy nurseries to assist farmers to implement control measures on time.

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  • Notice inviting quotation

    The Central Machinery Unit, (CMU) Bumthang, under the Department of Agriculture is pleased to invite sealed quotation from the interested eligible national suppliers holding valid trade license to supply the following:

    1. Quotation for tyres, batteries, Equipment accessories parts for the financial year 2016-2017.

    The quotation along with detailed terms and condition can be downloaded from the website www.moaf.gov.bt or contact telephone no. 03631448 during Office hours.

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  • Notice inviting tender

    The National Plant Protection Centre (NPPC) invites sealed bid from the authorized dealers of Agrochemical for the supply of Herbicides (Orthosulfamuron 50% WG and Ethosysulfuron 15% WDG). The Bid Document can be downloaded from our website (www.nppc.gov.bt) and Ministry’s website (www.moaf.gov.bt) for free with effect from 1st April till 15th April 2016. Date of submission of the tender document is on 15th April 2016 before 1.00PM and will be opened on the same day at 2.30PM.

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  • VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT

    The National Soil Services Center (NSSC) is pleased to invite applications from the Bhutanese nationals for the post of 2 (two) Lab Utility/Field Assistants under ESP category.

    All interested candidates, holding Bhutanese citizenship and aged between 18 – 40 years, may apply to the Program Director, NSSC, Simtokha latest by 15th April 2016 with the following documents:

    • Application (with Contact Number)
    • Valid Security Clearance  for Employment
    • Valid Medical Fitness Certificate
    • Copy of Citizenship ID Card
    • If employed, NOC from parent organization

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  • Armyworm (Mythimna separate) Outbreak Alert, 2016

    Armyworm larvae in Maize
    Armyworm larvae in Maize

    With weather conditions becoming more favorable for the armyworm outbreaks (prolonged dry periods followed by heavy rainfall) , all extension officials are instructed to carry out regular monitoring of the pests particularly in maize fields and paddy nurseries to assist farmers to implement control measures on time.

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