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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 »

Mamata govt seeks Dhaka’s agriculture expertise

Overwhelmed by the success of Bangladesh in application of judicious use of nitrogenous fertilisers (Urea) in rice cultivation, Mamata government has decided to send a team of agricultural experts to Dhaka to have first-hand knowledge of the new technique of Urea application for rice cultivation. West Bengal Agricultural Secretary Subrata Biswas told this correspondent that Bangladeshi farmers had adopted a ... Read More »