July 1, 2022, 7:55 am
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
Paddy prices have been hovering between Tk 400 and Tk 650 a maund for the past one year against production costs of Tk 820-1,000 based on varieties and regions
Farmers in the district, which is known for growing the golden fibre in aplenty, have become disappointed after failing to get the fair prices for their produce.
Around 1,080 kilometres underground irrigation pipelines were constructed aims at reducing the loss of irrigation water by around 40 percent in Barind area.
The agriculture extension department (DAE) has taken massive post-flood agriculture rehabilitation programs to assist farmers recouping huge crop losses incurred by current deluge in Rangpur agriculture region.
Sugarcane growers in the district are passing hectic but pleasant days as they have started harvesting sugarcane comfortably due to favourable weather and less insect attack.
begin fishing amid festivity from Tuesday night after the 65-day fishing ban in the Bay of Bengal ended on Tuesday.
A new executive committee of BOPMA has been elected to speed up the organic movement in bangladesh.
Standing crops on 32,992 hectares of land were inundated by floodwater in all five districts in Rangpur division.
A ten-day ‘Fruits and Tree Fair-2019’ began at Manikganj under the joint auspices of Manikganj district administration, Department of Agriculture Extension and Department of forest.
Sugarcane cultivators of the district are expecting bumper production during the current season as favourable weather is prevailing.
The government has fixed a target of producing over 18.08-lakh tonnes of Transplanted Aman (T-Aman) rice (27.13 tonnes of paddy) from 6.35-lakh hectares of land for Rangpur region this season.
Educated youth Shimul Hossain has attained much success by cultivating malta, a small and highly-coloured variant of the common orange that is thought to have originated in Italy, for commercial purposes.