Multan district is distinguished for its status in Agricultural production especially cotton and Mango. It has renowned Agricultural research institutes like
Central cotton Research Institute, Cotton Research Station, Mango Research Station and Agricultural College at Baha-ud-Din Zakria University. All the personnel and Infrastructure required for Agricultural development is available at Multan. It also has a rich cultural heritage.
After the devolution on 14th August 2001, Agriculture group at district level consists of five departments i.e. Agriculture (Extension), on Farm Water Management, livestock, Fisheries and Forest. This group is administered by Executive District Officer Agriculture.