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Bright minds, robust policies and new...

Bright minds, robust policies and new...

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Fri, Oct 23 2015

While Bangladesh has been successful in increasing its food security over the last four decades, climate...

Future of watermelon farmers in...

Future of watermelon farmers in...

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Sun, Apr 12 2015

Despite a bumper harvest of watermelons in Kotalipara upazila of Gopalganj this year, fruits worth several...

Solutions for growing vegetables in...

Solutions for growing vegetables in...

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Fri, Apr 10 2015

In rural Bangladesh, growing vegetables and fruits in one’s own yard or homestead garden and consuming...

Pest attacks hit Boro cultivation

Pest attacks hit Boro cultivation

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Wed, Mar 25 2015

Pests have attacked boro seedlings in different upazilas of Madaripur district this season. The farmers...

Unrest deprives people off...

Unrest deprives people off...

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Thu, Mar 12 2015

Watermelon growers are going through much hardship as marketing and trading of the fruit being is being...

Wheat cultivation exceeds target

Wheat cultivation exceeds target

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Sat, Mar 7 2015

With an expectation of getting bumper productions like previous years, farmers in Thakurgaon have cultivated...

Hail storm badly damages crops

Hail storm badly damages crops

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Fri, Feb 20 2015

Sudden downpour along with sleet took a toll havoc on the croplands in three northern districts of the...

Release of five more GM brinjal varieties...

Release of five more GM brinjal varieties...

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Sat, Feb 7 2015

Government allegedly ignores poor-yield controversy surrounding previous releasesThe government plans...

Tomato farmers incurring huge loss due...

Tomato farmers incurring huge loss due...

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Sun, Jan 18 2015

'We have not been able to recover the fertiliser, pesticide and labour cost. At the beginning of the...

‘Scientific organic waste management...

‘Scientific organic waste management...

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Sat, Jan 10 2015

'The use of compost made from organic wastes can increase crop production by 25-30% and at the same time...

Two more varieties of hybrid rice...

Two more varieties of hybrid rice...

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Wed, Jan 7 2015

The new varieties, BADC Hybrid Dhan 2 and Buyer Hybrid Dhan 4, were released on Monday, each variety...

More investment needed in...

More investment needed in...

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Sun, Dec 21 2014

'We should free agriculture from such market system. It is not a good news that we are exporting rice;...

Farmers incur losses as radish prices...

Farmers incur losses as radish prices...

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Sat, Dec 20 2014

'I spent Tk34,000 to cultivate radish on a 2-bigha land and the yield topped 500 maunds. I expected to...

Vegetable cultivation inside mango orchards...

Vegetable cultivation inside mango orchards...

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Fri, Dec 12 2014

Delwar who is a post graduated first ever adopted the profession nine years ago as the locals thought...

Farming in fallow land becomes boon...

Farming in fallow land becomes boon...

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Mon, Dec 1 2014

Many unemployed youths also have changed their lots by cultivating the vegetablesAt least 50,000 farmers...

New committee to recommend better use...

New committee to recommend better use...

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Mon, Nov 24 2014

The eight-member committee asked to submit a report in a month’s timeHaving failed to pull down crop...

Lucrative offers make farmers opt for...

Lucrative offers make farmers opt for...

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Fri, Nov 14 2014

In addition, the companies offer to buy their production in advance at high ratesLucrative facilities...

GM potato release planned for next...

GM potato release planned for next...

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Thu, Nov 6 2014

Only six clones have been selected for the final trailThe government has planned to release genetically...

Govt to spend Tk138cr to boost agricultural...

Govt to spend Tk138cr to boost agricultural...

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Fri, Oct 31 2014

Bangladesh Agricultural Development Corporation under the Ministry of Agriculture will implement the...

Pest attack on aman plants worries...

Pest attack on aman plants worries...

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Fri, Oct 31 2014

Most of the pest and disease infested plants are getting yellowish and the pests are causing devastation...

Govt to make fresh Golden Rice production...

Govt to make fresh Golden Rice production...

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Wed, Oct 29 2014

The move to obtain fresh permission comes as officials were not satisfied with the results of the previous...