- December 15, 2017
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.
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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
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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
Bangladesh Agricultural Research Institute has been running a pilot project to promote coffee in the Khagrachhari for the last few years
The government is going to distribute rice and lentil from mid-September among 5 million ultra poor rural families at a price lower than the open market sales to clear its stocks, official sources have said
Despite initial hurdles including the latest flood in Ganges basin in Bangladesh, the government has been expecting an excellent production of the T-Aman crop in the season to achieve its target coverage
Over 2,500 poultry farms in Bogra were forced to shut down due to lack of capital and government subsidies. Local sources said about 250,000 people became unemployed directly and indirectly due to the fallout.
Magura has seen a bumper production of jute this year according to the Agriculture Extension Department (DAE) in Magura a total of 450580 bales of jute has been produced.