• Tuesday, Nov 13, 2018
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Tk80 crore incentive announced for 690...

Tk80 crore incentive announced for 690...

Business

Sun, Oct 7 2018

The government aims to increase the production of 11 varieties of crops

Light trap method becoming popular among...

Light trap method becoming popular among...

Agriculture

Wed, Sep 26 2018

Agriculturists say the method is cheap, easy to apply, very effective and also environment-friendly

“The farmers and labourers of Bengal...

“The farmers and labourers of Bengal...

Special Supplement

Wed, Aug 15 2018

What did Bangabandhu teach us about politics?

Mango prices low in Rajshahi, farmers...

Mango prices low in Rajshahi

Business

Fri, Jun 22 2018

‘My mangoes are cheaper than water here. I do not think I can cover my costs this year’

4,500 farmers in Cumilla haunted by...

4,500 farmers in Cumilla haunted by...

Nation

Tue, May 8 2018

Bangladesh Krishi Bank alone filed a total of 4,031 lawsuits for Tk115,296,000

Bumper crop makes char farmers...

Bumper crop makes char farmers...

Agriculture

Sat, May 5 2018

The char and riverside people, small and marginal farmers cultivated crops on over 86,000 hectares of...

Submerged paddy fields: ‘If the rain...

Submerged paddy fields: ‘If the rain...

Nation

Wed, May 2 2018

Farmers are concerned that if the rainfall continues at this pace, the water levels will rise even more...

Five killed in lightning strikes in...

Five killed in lightning strikes in...

Nation

Sun, Apr 22 2018

One of the deceased is a 12-year-old boy.

Breaking the myths about nutrition

Breaking the myths about nutrition

Deepak Dhoj Khadka

Thu, Apr 19 2018

Under-nutrition is one of our most pressing development challenges

Bangladesh’s rice import volume to drop...

Bangladesh’s rice import volume to drop...

Agriculture

Tue, Apr 10 2018

United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) sees prospect of higher domestic production.

How exotic flower cultivation could...

How exotic flower cultivation could...

Business

Thu, Apr 5 2018

Metal Agro Limited has come forward with a plan to encourage local farmers to grow foreign exotic flowers...

You can buy 6 maunds of brinjal for...

You can buy 6 maunds of brinjal for...

Nation

Tue, Apr 3 2018

Current price of 1kg beef is between Tk480 to Tk500 while the cost of six maunds of brinjal is around...

Garlic cultivation gaining popularity...

Garlic cultivation gaining popularity...

Agriculture

Fri, Mar 2 2018

During a visit to Hanua, Chandipur, Khalia Helanchi villages, it was found that farmers were busy taking...

Cabinet approves draft of BADC Act

Cabinet approves draft of BADC Act

Bangladesh

Tue, Feb 6 2018

'If anyone (farmers) defies any notice issued by BADC he or she will be fined Tk10,000'

When rice lets farmers down, what do...

When rice lets farmers down, what do...

Special

Sat, Feb 3 2018

Harvest losses and lower profit margins are pushing farmers away from cultivating paddy. The common coarse...

Farmers rave at success of ‘yellow traps’...

Farmers rave at success of ‘yellow traps’...

Agriculture

Tue, Jan 30 2018

'The yellow trap technology is easy-to-use and effective'

Matia to farmers: Cultivate Aus paddy...

Matia to farmers: Cultivate Aus paddy...

Bangladesh

Sun, Jan 28 2018

The minister says the ground water level has depleted by seven to eight meters due to excessive extraction...

Workshop on developing ICT based customer...

Workshop on developing ICT based customer...

Dhaka

Sun, Nov 19 2017

Objective of the workshop was to share experience and lessons to develop ICT based services for farmers...

Indian farmers stay neck-deep in ground...

Indian farmers stay neck-deep in ground...

Around the Web

Mon, Oct 9 2017

Farmers have dug up pits and buried themselves neck-deep to protest a govt move to acquiring land for...

Leave no room for middlemen

Leave no room for middlemen

Editorial

Sun, Oct 8 2017

Due to various barriers, farmers have limited access to information on the market for their produce

E-commerce helping farmers reach consumers...

E-commerce helping farmers reach consumers...

Business

Thu, Oct 5 2017

Bangladeshi online entrepreneurs connect farmers directly to consumers