October 30, 2020, 1:39 pm
The premier simultaneously has asked the authorities concerned to plant water tolerant varieties (of paddy) comparatively on higher places as Aman seeds were destroyed
The ministry of labour and employment issued a gazette notification on July 27, announcing the new minimum wages for the rice mills workers - more than seven years after the wages were fixed last time
Harvest going on in Sylhet division
More than 1.5 lakh hectares of land of 14 different crops have been inundated by the two waves of flood in 35 districts across the country
It is supporting the construction of eight public modern grain storage steel silo complexes for rice and wheat in eight different districts
The Prime Minister said this at the weekly meeting of the Executive Meeting of the National Economic Council (Ecnec)
The loan was estimated to be 8.99 per cent higher than that of the last fiscal year’s targe
Farmers should produce potatoes which have demands in the global market
Farmers and others will be able to use it from the next year
Almost all the farmers had to sell paddy well below the government-mandated price by over a quarter, rendering it almost meaningless
Aman and Aus rice seasons are the two major sources for the staple after Boro season. Aman comprises 37-38 and Aus 7.0-8.0 percent to the total rice output
Although the coronavirus outbreak in Bangladesh has halted almost all economic activities and disrupted the supply chain, the agriculture sector continued playing a key role in saving the lives and livelihoods of people.
The government's rice and paddy procurement drive has seen poor progress due to satisfactory prices of the grain in the mainstream market, said insiders.
Around a month has passed since programmes to procure Boro paddy and rice began,
Vegetable farming on floating beds made of water hyacinth and bamboo in waterbodies or ponds,
it was preliminary information. The final loss could be known within the next 2/3 days
The government expects to achieve 20.04 million tonnes of Boro production target,
The government will procure an additional 200,000 tonnes of Boro paddy during the harvest season to conduct large-scale relief operations amid the coronavirus crisis.
Director General (DG) of the Department of Agricultural Extension Dr Md Abdul Muyeed and his daughter have been tested positive with the novel coronavirus
When vegetables growers of Kushtia were passing days in great worries about marketing of the produces, the army came forward to give them relief to some extent by buying vegetable directly from the field.