- Power & Energy
- October 18, 2017
At least 104,949 hectares of cropland were completely devastated by the floods in August while 498,660 hectares of cropland were partially damaged, pushing the farmers on to the breadline
Paddy farmers fear great losses and failure to reach this year’s production target due to a surprising lack of monsoon rain in the district
With the fruit growing more popular over the years, its demand and price have increased
State-owned mills’ sugar production cost skyrockets despite failing to meet demand
Citing official data, the premier said, there are about 1.06cr metric tonnes of foodgrains in stock in the country, including the ones in public silos and private, mills and farmers levels
Hundreds of admirers, including local agricultural officials, thronged to Haripada’s residence after news of his death spread
The decision will be implemented from July 1
Bangladesh produces around 34 million tonnes of rice annually but uses almost all its production to feed its population and often requires imports
Both men and women rallied to protest the aggression of corporations like Monsanto as well as the genetic modification of crops.
The heat and fumes from the explosion have turned the paddy in the fields around the brick kiln into husks.
A push to produce ethanol could make fuel cleaner and help battle climate change – but the price for the country’s poor may be high, experts warn
Department of Agricultural Extension (DAE) primarily estimated the damage to be around Tk200 crore
Using surface water to irrigate will decrease the strain on groundwater and reduce the threat of arsenic among other threats
High quality yield of maize in the char areas of Sariakandi in Bogra district has interested the local farmers into producing more maize
Due to lack of post-harvest knowledge, farmers waste 30% of their products.
The story is similar to other rivers including Shuk, Nagar, Dhepa, Nahna, Bhulli, Tirnai, Lachhi, Chandana, Kulik, Pathraj and Senua that flow across different parts of the district, some of them trans-boundary
The farmers are now happy over excellent litchi flowering with a hope of getting bumper production of the juiciest fleshy fruit this season in eights northern districts under Rangpur division.
Department of Agriculture Extension (DAE) officials said farmers of Atrai upazila in Naogaon are expecting a bumper yield of potatoes this season as the weather was supportive and there was no natural disaster to damage the output.
Bricks made of clay-rich soil have built civilizations but the consequences were pollution and loss of topsoil. A state-backed research body in Bangladesh has developed alternative brick-making techniques without using the topsoil of arable lands. This is perfectly in line with a law that discourages the use of topsoil for making bricks. Read the first tranche of a two-part report by Dhaka Tribune‘s Abu Siddique.