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Rajshahi region enriched with livestock resources

By dint of house to house cattle farming, the Rajshahi region has started becoming enriched with livestock resources during the last couple of years that has been proved in the recently taken place brisk Eid cattle markets. Read More »

Drought tolerant paddy in changed climatic condition

Speakers in a function here on Wednesday urged the farmers to cultivate short duration and drought tolerant paddies BRRI dhan 56 and BRRI dhan 57 in larger scale to ensure food security to keep pace with changed climatic condition. Read More »

Experts for expanded cultivation of drought-tolerant paddies

Agriculture experts at a farmers’ field day have stressed for expanded cultivation of drought-tolerant variety paddies to increase rice production for ensuring food security under adverse climate. Read More »

Bangladesh eyes bumper production of stress tolerant paddies

Bangladesh eyes a bumper production of the flood, drought-and saline-tolerant paddies in different stress-prone regions after expanded and successful cultivation of the paddy varieties during this Aman season. Read More »

5.72 lakh tonnes Aus rice produced in N’region

The farmer have achieved bumper production of the off-season Aus crop through producing 5,72,441 tonnes clean rice in the northern region during this season, official sources said. Read More »

Experts for expanded BINA dhan7 farming to ensure food security

Agriculture experts have stressed for expanded cultivation of short duration BINA dhan7 to increase rice output and attain food security through enhancing crop intensity and combating seasonal lean period. Read More »

Short duration paddy harvest begins in northern districts

The farmers have started harvest of the short duration paddies at this peak hour of the seasonal lean period creating jobs for the farm-labourers almost everywhere in the northern region, official sources said. Read More »

Minimise farmers’ knowledge gap on climate change: Muhith

Dhaka – Finance Minister AMA Muhith on Wednesday emphasised minimising the knowledge gap of farmers about climate change adaptation to boost food production and ensure food security in the country. Read More »

Bumper T-Aman output likely in northern region

A bumper production of Transplanted Aman (T-Aman) is likely in the northern region where farmers have exceeded the fixed farming target and the crop grows excellent amid favourable climatic conditions this season. Read More »

Latiraj Kachu gaining wide popularity in Jhalakati

Farmers switching to it for cost-effectiveness Farming of Latiraj Kachu, a variety of arum which has ever been grown in greater northern region, has seen a wide expansion in greater Barisal region, including Jhalakati, in the last one year. Read More »

T-Aman cultivation target exceeded in Netrakona

Farmers are now expecting a bumper production of transplanted Aman (T-Aman) paddy in Netrakona district as they have already exceeded this year’s cultivation target of the crop. Read More »

Bird flu attack

Affected farmers get layers, feed, cages A total of 40 affected farmers of Sadullapur upazila got layers, feed and cages from the government on Friday to recover their losses caused by bird flu attack. Read More »

Reach new varieties of crops, technologies to doorsteps of farmers

Food Minister Dr Abdur Razzaque on Friday urged the agronomists and researchers to reach the new varieties of crops and agricultural technologies to the doorsteps of the farmers to boost crop production and thus meet the increased demand of food of the country’s growing population. Read More »

BINA scientists develop 71 varieties of different crops

Scientists of Bangladesh Institute of Nuclear Agriculture (BINA) here said 71 varieties of different crops including rice and legumes developed by them have been contributing a lot to the country’s agriculture. Read More »

HYV paddy to help meet Aus shortfall

An excellent yield of ‘Aloron’ paddy during the current Aus season in Barguna so far has sent an upbeat message to the farmers about its bumper production. Read More »

BINA scientists develop 71 varieties of different crops

Scientists of Bangladesh Institute of Nuclear Agriculture (BINA) here said 71 varieties of different crops including rice and legumes developed by them have been contributing a lot to the country’s agriculture. Read More »

T-Aman farming target exceeds by 2.82 pc in N-region

The farmers have already exceeded farming target of Transplanted Aman (T-Aman) by 2.82 per cent so far in the northern region, commonly known as the country’s food granary, official sources said. Read More »

2,464 tonnes boro rice procured in Chuadanga

So far a total of 2,464 tonnes of boro rice has been procured from all the four upazilas of the district under the ongoing boro rice procurement of the government against the target of 4,776 tonnes. Read More »

Jute yield, market price low in Faridpur

Faridpur district sees harvesting of jute by the growers in a flamboyant mood but its production, despite going beyond target, could not come up to the amount to satisfy them. Read More »