May 26, 2022, 1:56 am
Corporation says stock aplenty against demand
Farmers can use solar pumps to irrigate their crops at a cheap cost for a long time and without polluting the environment
Invented incubator is safer. This incubator has been built with sustainable plywood and its construction cost is relatively low
Bangladeshi farmers normally grow a single variety of crops throughout the year. But farmers in Khulna are now making huge profit by cultivating four crops in different seasons of the year, thanks to agricultural innovations.
Rice price may come down after the arrival of Aman paddy as harvesting has started since early this month and will peak over the next two weeks
A total of 50,503 farmers have been affected in 103 Upazilas of 16 southern districts in the cyclone
Food Minister Sadhan Chandra Majumder on Thursday said the government will procure some 6 lakh mts of Aman paddy directly from farmers at Tk 26 per kg from November 20 to February 28 next.
Agriculture Minister Abdur Razzaque on Wednesday said the government will give over Tk 80 crore as incentives to 687,700 small and marginal farmers for the Rabi season.
Asia and the Pacific nations, including Bangladesh, need to pump as much as US$42 billion into the agriculture sector by 2030 to eliminate hunger from the region
Bangladesh’s rice production has tripled to more than 35 million tonnes since 1971 when the country gained independence from Pakistan
Increased aquaculture investment and productivity, fish production will continue to grow through 2030 and outpace demand
Disbursement rose to Tk 35.55 billion from July to September of FY '20 from Tk 34.94 billion in the same period last fiscal
Dr. Mustafa K Mujeri, identified lack of innovation, diversification, adaptation and awareness as serious problems behind the poor business environment in the agriculture sector of Bangladesh
If the government declares a 20 percent incentive on rice export and the trend of domestic production continues as it is, Bangladesh has the possibility to make a good stand in the world rice market
At present, BKB serves only 17 percent of the farmers under its command area
Under the roadmap, some 100,000 diesel-operated irrigation pumps will be replaced with solar-powered ones
The central bank expects that the agricultural loan disbursement target will be achieved by the end of this fiscal year as the BB is continuously prodding the banks
Selling price of the newly harvested jute in the village-markets and other growth centres is now on the upward trend making the farmers happy everywhere in the region.
The farmers have, so far, produced around 5.56 lakh tonnes of Aush rice as its harvesting process is now on the final stage in all eight districts under Rajshahi division
There are a total of 285 jute mills in the country. Of those, 42 private jute mills, 12 spinning mills and one state-run jute mills were closed despite different steps taken by the government, it said