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Cultivation pattern adapted to climate change

Crop cultivation pattern is being changed in the district through turning two-crop land into three and four crops one gradually that helps the growers earn more benefit apart from adaptation to a changing climatic condition. Bangladesh is one of the worst climate change affected countries and is facing temperature fluctuation, devastating floods, water logging, cyclones, river erosion, severe drought and ... Read More »

Bumper 0kra production in Bogra

Production of Okra is getting popularity in Dupchanchia upazila of Bogra district as the farmers are being  benefitted greatly from its sale in the local markets. The farmers are cultivating the vegetable widely as its demand is higher than any other vegetables in the district. Many farmers are seen showing their interest in cultivating the vegetable for as they reaped ... Read More »

Bumper summer vegetables output expected in Narail

Farmers and crops specialists of the district Agricultural Extension Department (AED) are expecting over 35,140 tonnes of summer vegetables would be produced in three upazilas of the district during the current season. District Agriculture Extension Department (DAED) sources said, a total of 1,455 hectors of land were brought under the cultivation with the production target of 20,370 tonnes of vegetables ... Read More »

Farmers expect bumper jute output in Khulna

Farmers in 10 districts of Khulna division are expecting a bumper production of ‘golden fibre Jute’ in the current seasson. Agriculture Extention Depertment (AED) sources said, a total of 2,03,063 hectares of land were brought under Jute cultivation here with the production target of 22,11,552 bels of jute. District wise break up of land is as follows: 27,769 hectares of ... Read More »

Lemon cultivation up in Narsingdi

Cultivation of Kalambo Lemon in four upazilas of the district has been increasing gradually as the farmers are showing interest in the farming due to economic returns that the crop promises. A number of farmers started small scale cultivation of Kalambo lemon few years back on experimental basis in four upazilas of the district and achieved remarkable success. Their success ... Read More »

Bumper maize production in Panchagarh

The farmers of char areas along the river Karatoa in Sadar upazila and other parts of the district have harvested a bumper production of maize this year. The price and demand of maize is high this year, according to farmers and department of agriculture extension. Maize cultivation in char areas and some other places of the district are on the ... Read More »

Farmers expect bumper Boro output in Netrakona

Boro cultivators and crops specialists are expecting bumper production of Boro paddy during this season as harvesting of the paddy is nearing to completion with excellent yield rates in the district. Netrakona District Agriculture Extension Department (DAED) office sources said the farmers brought a total of 1,74,420 hectors of land under the Boro paddy cultivation in ten upazilas of the ... Read More »

Rivers start eroding banks in Faridpur

A vast area of crop land and embankment covering Sadar and Charbhadrasan upazillas of the istrict have come under the threat of erosion of river Padma since June 2 with the advent of monsoon. According to Water Development Board (WDB) and concerned union parishad Chairmen, about two kilometers from Signboard area to Hajiganj Bazar were devoured by the erosion. Cropland ... Read More »

Farmers expect bumper Boro yield in Netrakona

Boro cultivators and crops specialists are expecting bumper production of Boro paddy during this season as  harvesting of the paddy is nearing to completion with excellent yield rates in the district. District Agriculture Extension Department (DAED) Netrakona office sources here said that the farmers could bring a total of 1,74,420 hectors of land  under the Boro paddy cultivation in ten ... Read More »

Flash flood damage crops in Jhalakathi

Flash flood triggered by tidal surge under the influence of full moon and incessant rainfall for the last seven days caused colossal damage to crops in Jhalakathi district. Various types of crops, especially vegetables, on 6,772 hectares of land in four upazilas of the district were damaged as flash flood submersed farmland as well as homesteads. With recession of the ... Read More »

Good vegetables output expected in Netrakona

Farmers and crops specialists of the district Agricultural Extension Department (AED) are expecting over 40,000 tonnes of summer vegetables to be produced in the district during the current season where the target of the vegetables cultivation has already been exceeded . District Agriculture Extension Department (DAED) sources said, a total of 2,496 hectares of land were brought under the cultivation ... Read More »

Farmers urged to grow Parija paddy for food security

Agriculture experts at a function here on Thursday urged the farmers to cultivate Parija Paddy, an indigenous variety, on high and medium high land to get additional crop during the off season to achieve country’s food security. “Generally, after the completion of early variety Boro paddy in late April the land remains fully fallow for about three months at a ... Read More »

Record highest boro yield in Jhalakathi

Farmers in Jhalakathi are in a upbeat mood as they could achieve bumper production of boro paddy this year, exceeding all previous records. They could yield highest ever amount of boro despite onslaughts of the tropical storm Mahasen that buffeted the coastal region during the full-swing harvest of the crop. Rain under the influence of the storm Mahasen and later ... Read More »

BRRI paddy Field Day observed in Gopalganj

agriculture BRRI paddy Field Day observed in Gopalganj Field Day of BRRI paddy was  observed at Boiltali under Gopalganj Sadar Upazila in Gopalganj  on Monday. ACI Crop Care and Department of Agriculture Extension (DAE), Gopalganj jointly arranged the programme. According to Department of Agriculture Extension BRRI Dhan-29 was cultivated 26,468 hectares of land in five Upazilas of Gopalganj district, where ... Read More »

Aromatic rice Cultivation getting popular in Narsingdi

After achieving self-sufficiency in food grains,  farmers of Narsingdi district are now inspire to cultivate more aromatic rice Banglamoti due to   economic prospect of the crop Banglamoti rice is famous for special flavor and fineness. It is mostly use in preparing Palao, Birani, Payesh, Khichuri and Zarda. Read More »