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Resumption of Russian market holds key...

Resumption of Russian market holds key...

Agriculture

Sat, Sep 18 2021

Bangladesh currently exports hardly 3% of its exportable potatoes, losing key export market seven years...

Woman missing after Meghna trawler...

Woman missing after Meghna trawler...

Nation

Tue, Jun 29 2021

The trawler sank around 8:15am

Over 16 L tons of potatoes produced...

Over 16 L tons of potatoes produced...

Bangladesh

Thu, Apr 15 2021

Potato growers were delighted as they received a good yield due to favourable weather conditions

Bumper potato yield likely in...

Bumper potato yield likely in...

Nation

Tue, Mar 23 2021

About 90% of farmers in the district are involved in potato cultivation for its being a profitable crop...

11,200 tons of Bogra potato to be...

11,200 tons of Bogra potato to be...

Nation

Sun, Mar 21 2021

District agriculture officials said agents of the country’s exporters will buy high-quality potatoes...

In pictures: Plentiful potatoes

In pictures: Plentiful potatoes

Image Gallery

Thu, Mar 11 2021

As the winter season draws to an end, the farmers get busy harvesting potatoes from the fields. Following...

BADC promotes cultivation of export...

BADC promotes cultivation of export...

Nation

Fri, Feb 12 2021

Exporting potatoes will earn much valuable foreign exchange and benefit the economy as well as the individual...

Potato farming target exceeds by 2.63%...

Potato farming target exceeds by 2.63%...

Agriculture

Wed, Jan 6 2021

The latest official data said the DAE had set a target of producing around 3.7 million tons of potatoes...

Bumper sweet potato output expected...

Bumper sweet potato output expected...

Agriculture

Tue, Jan 5 2021

Farmers have already exceeded the fixed farming target of sweet potatoes by 9.14 percent, said...

Potato farming target exceeds by 3.93percent...

Potato farming target exceeds by 3.93percent...

Nation

Sun, Jan 3 2021

Officials of the Department of Agricultural Extension (DAE) said a super bumper potato production is...

2,055 tons potato seed imported from...

2,055 tons potato seed imported

Agriculture

Thu, Nov 12 2020

The imported potato seed include varieties of Diamond, Carolus, Margarita, Barcelona and Accent

10 wholesalers fined 1.4L for overpricing...

10 fined 1.4L for overpricing...

Nation

Tue, Oct 27 2020

Each of the wholesalers were fined between Tk5,000 and Tk20,000

Shwapno to sell potatoes at Tk30 per...

Shwapno to sell potatoes at Tk30 per...

Bangladesh

Tue, Oct 20 2020

Consumers can buy potatoes and onions for a maximum of two kilograms if they buy other products worth...

Farmers get fair price despite low potato...

Farmers get fair price despite low potato...

Nation

Sat, Apr 4 2020

'We have set the target for this year at 13,27,000 tons, where as last year the district yielded...

Lab facilities, seed varieties stressed...

Lab facilities, seed varieties stressed...

Business

Sat, Dec 28 2019

The Bangladesh Potato Exporters Association (BPEA) in association with the Agro Products Business  Promotion...

Nilphamari farmers enjoy good profits...

Nilphamari farmers enjoy good profits...

Business

Sat, Nov 30 2019

According to sources at the Department of Agriculture Extension in Nilphamari, a target of cultivating...

When you have too many potatoes

When you have too many potatoes

Tim Worstall

Sat, Mar 9 2019

Look to exporting products, like french fries, potato flour, and potato flakes

Potato glut: Only more exports can absorb...

Potato glut: Only more exports can absorb...

Business

Thu, Feb 28 2019

Russian market not resumed yet, government goes for action plan one more time

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...

Cheap cold storage puts warm smiles...

Cheap cold storage puts warm smiles...

Nation

Mon, Apr 10 2017

A new cheap storage system helps farmers preserve potato for several months

Meat free for a day

Meat free for a day

Magazine

Thu, Mar 23 2017

Healthy eating will be anything but bland with these simple, mouthwatering recipes