Gulf Times - Agrico
On expansion drive, Qatari farms extend focus to livestock

On expansion drive, Qatari farms extend focus to livestock

Several farms in Qatar are expanding their operations early this year, raising livestock apart from growing various types of vegetables, a prominent Qatari agriculturist has said.

Local veg production: Companies team up to establish facilities

Local veg production: Companies team up to establish facilities

Qatar Fertiliser Company (Qafco), Agrico and Yara International ASA (Norway) signed a co-operation agreement recently to establish a test facility in Qatar to test greenhouse technologies, nutrient management and fertigation solutions.

Agri production sees three-fold rise, thanks to high tech farming

Agri production sees three-fold rise, thanks to high tech farming

Qatar’s use of advanced technology in agriculture has substantially increased local vegetable production even as the blockade against the country entered its second year, a prominent Qatari agriculturist has said.

Local farm grows biggest organic tomato in Qatar

Local farm grows biggest organic tomato in Qatar

A Qatari farm near Al Khor has produced what could be considered as a national record for the biggest organic tomato in the country, weighing 1.34kg ...

Qataris urged to invest in agriculture

Qataris urged to invest in agriculture

A Qatari farm owner has urged compatriot entrepreneurs to invest in agriculture, particularly in hydroponics (the method of growing plants without soil, using mineral nutrient solutions in a water solvent) ...

New visa rules make Bahrain travel easier

New visa rules make Bahrain travel easier

Following on from the new visa policy announced in September 2014, the Bahrain government has announced the second phase ...