- September 17, 2016
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.
This is an inspirting story of a day labourer-turned-agro entrepreneur, who received 2014 Bangabandhu Agricultural Award in the category of economic empowerment
The government has decided to buy three lakh tonns of Aman rice from farmers at Tk33 per kilogramme from December 1.
Potato cultivaltion in Bogra may be hampered this year as the farmers in the district are facing acute shortage of seeds.
The Department of Agricultural Extension has advised the farmers of five southwestern districts not to cultivate wheat, as these districts saw the breakout of ‘wheat blast’ disease last year.
Farmers in Panchagarh district are happy over bumper production and getting fair price of jute this season
Farmers of Jessore district thought that they would be benefited with early bean cultivation as like as they got profit in last year. To earn more money, they have planted the vegetable earlier this year. But due to adverse climate they are suffering from huge loss
Farmers and agriculturalists in Rangpur region are expecting a bumper Aman paddy yield this year due to favourable weather conditions
Though there is adequate rainwater, the Barind Multipurpose Development Authorities is ready to provide supplementary irrigation if required
The indigenous varieties of rain-fed Aush paddy are likely to lead the country’s future rice production, instead of the irrigation-reliant Boro, since it may work as a natural remedy to check the drastic depletion of groundwater table in drought-prone areas
The future of agriculture lends itself to sustainable farming and efficient agricultural practices in a world with a population of 7 billion and rising.
Fish stockists, traders are very busy from morning to till night for unloading fishes from the boats and supply the wholesale markets across the country.
Despite having around 100 rice varieties invented locally in the last four decades at their disposal, Bangladeshi farmers still seem to be dependent on a handful of varieties of Aman, Boro and Aush paddies