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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 »

Bumper jute production, lower price frustrates farmers

RANGPUR, Aug 30, 2013 (BSS) – The farmers have become frustrated following lower market price despite getting bumper jute yield exceeding its production target in Rangpur Agriculture Zone this season, farmers and official sources said. Read More »

Farmers cultivating vegetables on water in Khulna

Growing vegetables on floating beds made of water hyacinth and beside the land of shrimp gher(field) has turned out to be a boon for farmer Nurul Islam Morol at Paikgacha upazila here. Read More »

Rajshahi jute growers deprive of fair price for middlemen

Since beginning of the harvesting season, the jute growers are being deprived of fair price due to dominance and malpractices by the middlemen and traders gang at different hats and bazars in the district. Read More »

T-Aman paddy cultivation target achieved in Gaibandha

Cultivation of T-Aman paddy, a high value crop, has been achieved in all the seven upazilas of the district during the current season with an expectation of bumper production. Read More »

Transplanted Aman farming target exceeds in Rangpur

Farmers have exceeded the fixed target of Transplanted Aman (T-Aman) farming in Rangpur agriculture region by yesterday though the seedling transplantation process will continue till first week of September. Read More »

Aus harvest continues, bumper production in N-region forecast

Harvest of Aus paddy continues in full swing now predicting bumper production in northern Bangladesh this season, farmers, experts and officials in the Department of Agriculture Extension (DAE) said. Read More »

Char people expecting huge profits selling sacrificial animals

Hundreds of people, mostly women, living in the remote char areas in ten northwestern riverine districts are expecting huge profits by selling their locally reared sacrificial animals before the upcoming Eid-ul-Azha. Read More »

Mechanised application reduces 50pc urea consumption

Application of granular urea using mechanised devices reduces consumption of the fertiliser by 50 per cent to yield normal rice production saving farming cost side by side improving environment and ecology. Read More »

BMDA provides irrigation to 7.52 lakh hectares

The Barendra Multipurpose Development Authority (BMDA) has now been providing irrigation to 7.52 lakh hectares of farming fields including 2.61 lakh hectares of irri-boro land through operating 14,090 power-driven deep tubewells (DTWs) almost everywhere in the country’s northwest zone.  Read More »

Raise Voice to stop genetically modified Bt brinjal

The cultivation of genetically modified, or GM BT brinjal poses risks to the environment and possibly to human health, said speakers at a view exchange meeting on Saturday in the capital. Read More »

Family farming: Key to alleviating hunger and poverty

Chicago  – After decades of failed attempts to eradicate hunger, development agencies, international research institutions, non-profit organizations, and the funding and donor communities now see family farmers as key to alleviating global poverty and hunger. Recent estimates show that currently, 1.2 billion people in the world live in extreme poverty, and at least 870 million go to bed hungry every ... Read More »

Ribbon retting of jute not yet popular in Rangpur

Farmers have continued rotting their jute plants in all rivers and water bodies in the district causing pollution of water as ribbon retting method, a technology for rotting jute plants with less water to get quality fibre, is yet to gain popularity in the region. Read More »

Rangpur records bumper Haribhanga mango output

The farmers of Rangpur witnessed a bumper production of over 21,000 tonnes of the fibre-less, fleshy and tasty local variety Haribhanga mango worth over Taka 160 crore this year, official sources said here today. Read More »