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Sunamganj farmers lose paying high wages...

Sunamganj farmers lose paying high wages...

Nation

Sat, Apr 20 2019

184,440 hectares of land still left to be harvested

Hailstorms damage crops in Sunamganj,...

Hailstorms damage crops in Sunamganj,...

Nation

Thu, Apr 18 2019

4,000 metric tonnes of paddy worth Tk6.6 crore have been destroyed

Farmers harvest Boro ahead of schedule...

Farmers harvest Boro ahead of schedule...

Nation

Sun, Apr 14 2019

Local farmers are worried about their yield as adverse weather conditions are threatening their crops...

In search of a breakthrough

In search of a breakthrough

Editorial

Sun, Mar 3 2019

Wheat is the second-most important crop in South Asia

Giving farmers a break

Giving farmers a break

Editorial

Thu, Feb 14 2019

Thanks to farming technologies, Bangladesh’s vegetable output has increased threefold

Simple technologies making life easier...

Simple technologies making life easier...

Agriculture

Sun, Feb 10 2019

'over the past four decades, the Institute has developed 543 new varieties of cereals, tubers, oilseeds,...

Reality of development

Reality of development

What does progress mean for a country like Bangladesh? 

Agriculture minister for taking new...

Agriculture minister for taking new...

Business

Sun, Feb 3 2019

'We would to take the new rice varieties and technologies to the farmers’ doorsteps along with...

Cancer-preventing broccoli cultivation...

Broccoli cultivation brings success...

Nation

Mon, Jan 28 2019

As broccoli is an unfamiliar vegetable to locals, they call it ‘green cauliflower’

Farmers waste 800 litres of water to...

Farmers waste 800 litres of water to...

Agriculture

Sun, Jan 13 2019

Even though it is possible to produce 1 kg of paddy using 2,500 litres of water,  they use 3,300...

Naogaon farmers hopeful of potato bumper...

Naogaon farmers hopeful of potato bumper...

Agriculture

Thu, Jan 3 2019

They cultivated potatoes after the government provided them with agricultural equipment and fertilizer...

In rare move, Indian state to return...

In rare move, Indian state to return...

South Asia

Thu, Dec 27 2018

About 660 disputes over land have stalled hundreds of projects and forced millions of people from their...

Narsingdi vegetable farmers fear losses...

Narsingdi vegetable farmers fear losses...

Nation

Wed, Dec 5 2018

With more supply of various vegetables in the market, prices have been decreasing

Angry Indian farmers march on parliament...

Angry Indian farmers march on parliament...

South Asia

Fri, Nov 30 2018

The protest is one of the biggest displays of frustration with Prime Minister Narendra Modi's...

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...