PH sends 30 young farmers to Taiwan for 11-month agri training

PH sends 30 young farmers to Taiwan for 11-month agri training

Thirty young Filipino farmer interns will be sent to Taiwan to undergo an 11-month internship program to explore more global farm insights and practices that will later help them start their own agribusiness. TAIWAN BOUND– Thirty young Filipino farmer interns are bound to Taiwan for an 11-month internship program to explore more global farm insights […]

Wake up and smell the coffee … made in the United States

Annual coffee production in million 60-kg bags

NEW YORK, Sept 22 (Reuters) – Farmer David Armstrong recently finished planting what is likely the most challenging crop his family has ever cultivated since his ancestors started farming in 1865 – 20,000 coffee trees. Except Armstrong is not in the tropics of Central America – he is in Ventura, California, just 60 miles (97 […]

Razzaque: Saline-lands of coastal areas have huge potential for agri production

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A roadmap is being prepared for this purpose, said the Agriculture Minister Agriculture Minister Dr Muhammad Abdur Razzaque on Sunday said there is huge potential for agricultural production in the saline lands of the coastal and southern parts of the country. “There is a huge potential for agricultural production in the saline lands of the […]

Marine Drive to widen to boost tourism, agri

An aerial view shows the marine drive from Cox’s Bazar to Teknaf. The government is going to increase the width of the road from 3.7m to 7.3m. The photo was taken recently. Photo: Md Repon Bhuiyan

The width of the first 32km stretch of the road will be increased to 7.3m from 3.7m 29 August, 2021, 09:45 am Last modified: 29 August, 2021, 10:59 am The government is going to develop the Cox’s Bazar-Teknaf Marine Drive by increasing the width of a 32km stretch from 3.7m to 7.3m, an effort to […]

Organic farmers welcome agri budget initiatives | Coimbatore News – Times of India

Orange traders plead with Centre as Bangladesh hikes import duty | Nagpur News - Times of India

Udhagamandalam: The announcements in the agriculture budget regarding organic farming are a boon to farmers in the Nilgiris. According to farmers here, the announcement of a separate wing for organic farming under the agriculture department would enhance the importance of organic farming and speed up procedural formalities while obtaining subsidies and other technical expertise. They […]

Agri product marketing the next challenge: Razzaque

Agri product marketing the next challenge: Razzaque

The processing and marketing of agricultural products are very essential alongside increasing the productivity in this sector in Bangladesh now, agriculturists and experts said at a webinar today. The Federation of Bangladesh Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FBCCI) organised the programme titled “Bangabandhu’s Agricultural Thought: Challenges and Prospects of the Future”. For all latest news, […]

Strategic agri. extension approaches to ensure food security during Covid-19 in Bangladesh

Bangladesh has an agricultural-based economy and in Bangladesh, almost 19 million people farm in the smallholding, which contributes almost 60% to national agricultural production. Due to lockdown, smallholder farmers are under the threat of food insecurity because they are restricted from working on their field and selling their products in the markets. Thus, due to […]

GM crop approvals will boost PH health, agri productivity

GM crop approvals will boost PH health, agri productivity

AFTER years of delays brought about by intense and on occasion even violent resistance by misguided activists, two new varieties of staple food crops have finally been approved for widespread cultivation in the Philippines. Golden Rice, a variety of rice engineered to contain a high amount of vitamin A, was approved for commercial cultivation by […]