What happens to cow poo? Farmers zoom in to answer the big questions from city kids

Smart Farming

Can sheep jump? And what happens to cow poo? They’re important questions from inquisitive young minds.  That’s why primary school pupils around Australia are turning to dial-a-farmer to get answers to some of nature’s burning questions. The free virtual program sees farmers zooming into classrooms across the country, whether they’re state, private, catholic or home […]

Poultry farmers in a double bind

Poultry farmers in a double bind

Soaring feed prices amid low prices of chicken cause losses Sun Sep 19, 2021 12:00 AM Around 7-8 lakh tonnes of feed is required by poultry farmers across the country each month. Photo: Amran Hossain “> Around 7-8 lakh tonnes of feed is required by poultry farmers across the country each month. Photo: Amran Hossain […]

Dairy farms sprouting around Dhaka

Development in Bangladesh: A most pleasant surprise

Many Dhaka residents are well aware about the milkman, known as “goala” in Bangla, who delivers fresh milk to their doorsteps on a daily basis. They collect milk from nearby dairy farms before making their rounds each day. However, some customers go the extra mile to ensure that they get unadulterated products by visiting the […]

Flood puts thousands of aman growers in peril

Stocks extend record highs

Thousands of farmers, particularly aman paddy growers, have been badly affected by the flooding of northern and central Bangladesh as their paddy fields remained under water for days, in many cases for weeks, causing plants of the country’s second most important paddy to rot. Flood water has largely receded by now revealing vast swaths of […]

Over 10C worth of crops on 100,000-hectare land ruined in Faridpur

Over 10C worth of crops on 100,000-hectare land ruined in Faridpur

A farmer in Faridpur holding on to his crops ruined by the floods that destroyed nearly 100,000 hectares of land in the district Dhaka Tribune As many as 7,900 farmers in the districts have been affected by the floods Flash floods in Faridpur have damaged cash crops worth more than Tk10 crore, affecting nearly 100,000 […]

No more caretaker govt in Bangladesh: Minister

No more caretaker govt in Bangladesh: Minister

Agriculture Minister Dr M Abdur Razzak on Saturday said there will be no more caretaker or polls-time neutral government in Bangladesh to oversee national elections.  “As per the constitution, a fair and neutral election will be held in the country through the Election Commission under a government elected by people,” he said. Speaking at a […]

Razzaque: No more caretaker government in the country

Razzaque: No more caretaker government in the country

File photo of Agriculture Minister Dr Muhammad Abdur Razzaque Mahmud Hossain Opu/Dhaka Tribune Fair and neutral elections will be held with no involvement from a caretaker government says the Agriculture Minister Agriculture Minister Mohammad Abdur Razzaque on Saturday said no caretaker government would be formed in the country in violation of the constitution. “There will […]

AG Secretary speaks on state of agriculture

AG Secretary speaks on state of agriculture

PAT CROSSLEY/Sun-Gazette Sen. Gene Yaw, R-Loyalsock, left, and Secretary of Agriculture Russell C. Redding stand with members of the Montoursville Area School District’s Future Farmers of America, Brady Steinbacher, Gavin Reeder, Tyler Lepley, Matthias Albert and their adviser, Dan Tucker. Speaking before a room filled with members of the agricultural community, […]

Fortune in Garol sheep for Meherpur farmers

Currently, Meherpur has over 500 Garol farms. The farms produce 80,000 Garol sheep, a crossbreed of Indian and Bangladeshi varieties, annually. Photo: TBS

The district houses over 500 Garol farms providing earnings of Tk50cr annually 18 September, 2021, 09:10 am Last modified: 18 September, 2021, 11:46 am Currently, Meherpur has over 500 Garol farms. The farms produce 80,000 Garol sheep, a crossbreed of Indian and Bangladeshi varieties, annually. Photo: TBS “> Currently, Meherpur has over 500 Garol farms. […]