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New Chinese saltwater-tolerant rice...

New Chinese saltwater-tolerant rice...

Agriculture

Wed, Oct 25 2017

Using the salt water of Yellow sea, researchers have produced 6.5 to 9.3 tons of rice per hectare whereas...

Govt aid helping farmers to recover...

Govt aid helping farmers to recover...

Agriculture

Wed, Sep 13 2017

At least 104,949 hectares of cropland were completely devastated by the floods in August while 498,660...

Panchagarh, surprisingly, missing out...

Panchagarh, surprisingly, missing out...

Agriculture

Fri, Jul 28 2017

Paddy farmers fear great losses and failure to reach this year's production target due to a surprising...

Farmers begin growing rambutan in...

Farmers begin growing rambutan in...

Agriculture

Mon, Jul 24 2017

With the fruit growing more popular over the years, its demand and price have increased

Bangladesh's bittersweet problem

Bangladesh's bittersweet problem

Business

Tue, Jul 18 2017

State-owned mills' sugar production cost skyrockets despite failing to meet demand

‘Country has enough foodgrains...

‘Country has enough foodgrains...

Agriculture

Sun, Jul 16 2017

Citing official data, the premier said, there are about 1.06cr metric tonnes of foodgrains in stock in...

Haridhan inventor Haripada Kapali...

Haridhan inventor Haripada Kapali...

Agriculture

Thu, Jul 6 2017

Hundreds of admirers, including local agricultural officials, thronged to Haripada's residence after...

9% interest rate cap on loans for...

9% interest rate cap on loans for...

Agriculture

Thu, Jun 22 2017

The decision will be implemented from July 1

Bangladesh to speed up rice imports...

Bangladesh to speed up rice imports...

Agriculture

Thu, May 25 2017

Bangladesh produces around 34 million tonnes of rice annually but uses almost all its production to feed...

Bangladeshi farmers participate in Global...

Bangladeshi farmers participate in Global...

Agriculture

Sun, May 21 2017

Both men and women rallied to protest the aggression of corporations like Monsanto as well as the genetic...

Farmers face huge losses as brick kiln...

Farmers face huge losses as brick kiln...

Agriculture

Sun, May 7 2017

The heat and fumes from the explosion have turned the paddy in the fields around the brick kiln into...

In threat to food security, Bangladesh...

In threat to food security, Bangladesh...

Climate Change

Mon, May 1 2017

A push to produce ethanol could make fuel cleaner and help battle climate change – but the price for...

Haor farmers lose crops worth Tk200cr...

Haor farmers lose crops worth Tk200cr...

Agriculture

Wed, Apr 19 2017

Department of Agricultural Extension (DAE) primarily estimated the damage to be around Tk200 crore

Surface water irrigation can make farmers...

Surface water irrigation can make farmers...

Agriculture

Wed, Mar 22 2017

Using surface water to irrigate will decrease the strain on groundwater and reduce the threat of arsenic...

Sariakandi farmers invest more in...

Sariakandi farmers invest more in...

Nation

Fri, Mar 10 2017

High quality yield of maize in the char areas of Sariakandi in Bogra district has interested the local...

Advanced supply chain can benefit marginal...

Advanced supply chain can benefit marginal...

Business

Thu, Mar 9 2017

Due to lack of post-harvest knowledge, farmers waste 30% of their products.

Unplanned farming threatens Tangon...

Unplanned farming threatens Tangon...

Nation

Sun, Mar 5 2017

The story is similar to other rivers including Shuk, Nagar, Dhepa, Nahna, Bhulli, Tirnai, Lachhi, Chandana,...

Litchi flowering makes Rangpur farmers...

Litchi flowering makes Rangpur farmers...

Agriculture

Fri, Feb 10 2017

The farmers are now happy over excellent litchi flowering with a hope of getting bumper production of...

Farmers expect bumper yield of potatoes...

Farmers expect bumper yield of potatoes...

Bangladesh

Thu, Dec 22 2016

Department of Agriculture Extension (DAE) officials said farmers of Atrai upazila in Naogaon are expecting...

Alternative bricks: A boon for...

Alternative bricks: A boon for...

Environment

Sun, Dec 18 2016

Bricks made of clay-rich soil have built civilizations but the consequences were pollution and loss of...