May 26, 2022, 1:55 am
Tulip, the spring-blooming ornamental flower famous for its dazzling beauty that usually grows in colder countries, is now laregly being cultivated commercially in Gazipur.
State Minister for Fisheries and Livestock M Ashraf Ali Khan Khosru on Monday informed parliament that 64 species of fresh water fish in the country face extinction.
Two cold waves in 45 days, accompanied by rain and fog, swept over the district this winter and in its wake left the farmers to struggle with late blight disease of potatoes.
Having failed to manage a job after after his graduation, Liakat Ali tried his luck in flower business and it blossomed.
Foggy weather condition, low prices of paddy blamed
These will be imported from countries like Russia, Saudi Arabia, Morocco, Tunisia, Jordan, Belarus, and Canada between 2020 and 2025
Wheat cultivable area and production declined drastically in Khulna division in the last few years amid blast fear.
The integrated farming of mustard and beekeeping in the same field is expanding in different upazilas of Jashore as it has been found to be very profitable.
The bumper production of winter vegetables brought back smiles on farmers’ faces in the bordering Gowainghat upazila of Sylhet.
The shivering cold weather now sweeping the country, especially in northern districts, has affected Boro seedbeds in many places of Rangpur region, triggering a fear of a seedling crisis in the current season.
Commerce ministry believes that export of surplus rice will benefit farmers in getting fair prices
Growers worried over output fall
A young man of Boalkhali upazila in the district has turned around his fortunes by cultivating Malta on Jaisthapura hill in Amuchia area.
A doorway of new possibilities is set to open for flower farmers of Gadkhali in Jashore, distinguished as the Flower Capital of the country, where the government is establishing the first flower processing centre and a modern
The drip irrigation method introduced by the Bangladesh Agricultural Development Corporation (BADC) has proved to be fruitful for cultivating vegetables and flowers round the year in the district.
BB to sit with banks to achieve target
Farmers incurring loss, shifting to other crops
The newly-invented BRRI-87 variety’s shorter lifespan, high yield and greater resistance to pests are encouraging farmers in the area to cultivate the slender variety of rice.
Farmers in Chapainawabganj are struggling to contain an unidentified virus ravaging the tomato fields across the district.
The government has reduced the price of Diammonium Phosphate (DAP) fertilizer to Tk 16 per kg from Tk 25 for famers.