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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...

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'