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Agriculture

Country sees revolution in agriculture: Experts

FT ONLINE Agriculturists at a post-rally discussion in Rangpur have said Bangladesh has achieved revolutionary success in the agriculture, fishery and livestock sectors. They came…

Farmers to get free Aus seed, fertilizer

FT ONLINE Agriculture Minister Begum Matia Chowdhury said the government will distribute Aus paddy seed and chemical fertilizers worth Taka 40 crore among the 2.37…

Bill passed to reduce wastage of water

FT ONLINE ‘The Groundwater Management in Agricultural Activities Bill, 2018’ was passed by parliament on Sunday, aiming to reduce the wastage of water and ensuring…

Fruit import rises by 70pc

FT ONLINE The country’s import of fruit saw a 70 percent rise over the last eight years as the fruit consumption has become a part…

32,340-kg honey collected in Jamalpur

FT ONLINE A total of 32,340-kg honey was collected from mustard field in Jamalpur district this year. Department of Agriculture Extension (DAE) officials in Jamalpur…

Lentil farming on rise in Rajshahi region

FT ONLINE Farming of lentil is increasing gradually in Rajshahi region including its vast Barind tract as it requires less cost for cultivation and irrigation…

‘Agriculture sector sees a boost last year’

FT ONLINE The country’s agriculture sector witnessed a breakthrough in policy formulation and achieved a remarkable progress in crop production in the last year giving…

BD releases its first biotech rice

PRESS RELEASE Scientists in Bangladesh have developed country’s first biotech rice variety giving farmers an answer to the difficulties they face in harvesting the staple…

Rangpur farmers see all-time record Aman yield

FT ONLINE Despite floods, farmers of Rangour region have produced 17.21-lakh tonnes of Transplanted Aman (T-Aman) this season breaking all previous record of yield. Horticulture…