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Agriculture

Floods wreak havoc on crops

FT ONLINE The recent flash floods have caused extensive damage to crops including Aman paddy and vegetables in different districts across the country. Our Dinajpur…

What we can do to ensure food security

FT ONLINE: Shazia Omar Bangladesh has improved its nutritional status due to growth of income and wealth, education (especially maternal education), expansion of health care coverage,…

New tech boosts shrimp exports

FT ONLINE Frozen tiger shrimp exports from Bangladesh, mainly to the United States and the European Union, have grown substantially over the years and the…

Lemon brings smile on growers’ face

FT ONLINE Growers of the district are satisfied with output of Kagzi variety of lemon and its fair prices. “Growers of three upazilas of the district-Patiya, Boalkhali and Chandanaish,…

Chapainawabganj gets new mango variety

FT ONLINE A new variety of imported mangoes is gaining popularity in the mango capital of the country, Chapainawabganj. The exotic fruit winning admirers everywhere…

Silly mistake, huge damage

FT ONLINE Around 65,000 pineapples of a farmer in Tangail’s Ghatail were damaged by mistakenly spraying weed killer instead of growth hormones. The incident happened…