Govt procures 13,940 tons of Boro rice in Rajshahi division

Govt procures 13,940 tons of Boro rice in Rajshahi division

Procurement drives of the newly harvested rice is going on in full swing creating a high hope of ensuring food security amid the present adverse impact of the Covid-19 pandemic The government has, so far, procured around 13,940.37 tons of Boro rice during the current season contributing a lot towards food security amidst the novel […]

85% Boro paddy harvested in Rajshahi region

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“Of the harvesting target, 63% has been achieved on the plain land while over 85% on lowlands in Rajshahi, Naogaon, Chapainawabganj and Natore districts,” said Sirajul Islam, additional director of Department of Agriculture Extension (DAE) Around 85% Boro paddy has, so far, been harvested in Rajshahi region including its vast barind tract on an average […]

Boro harvest begins in Rajshahi, Rangpur

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Farmers are busy in harvesting of Boro paddy from the field in Rajshahi Dhaka Tribune Rajshahi DAE has set the target of producing 3,524,000  tonnes of paddy from all eight districts of the division during the current season Farmers in Rajshahi and Rangpur agricultural zones have started harvesting Boro paddy with festivity by dint of […]

Boro harvesting in full swing amid bumper production in Moulvibazar haors

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Combined harvester and reaper machineswere used to speed up the workat some paddy fields in Moulvibazar Dhaka Tribune Tea workers were kept at the ready to avoid any labour crisis during the Boro harvest season, said an official at the DAE Timely rains and minimal pest attacks have resulted in the bumper yields of Boro […]

Farmers in Bishwanath happy with Boro yield

Farmers in Bishwanath happy with Boro yield

Even after hail storm and insect attack, this season Boro crop has provided a good yield for farmers in Sylhet’s Bishwanath upazila this year. Cultivation of Boro paddy has exceeded the target there. Already Boro on 1.6 thousand hectares of land has been harvested and the farmers are happy at the super yield this year. Most […]

Bangladesh farmers need bailout to recover from heatwave-induced crop loss

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Farm workers plant Boro saplings at a field in Paba upazila of Rajshahi Dhaka Tribune Primary estimates show probable loss of 200,000 tons of Boro rice in over 50,000 hectares of land  A week after a heatwave swept through parts of Bangladesh’s rice-growing belts, a much clearer picture of crop damages has emerged with agriculture […]

Record Boro rice production likely in Rangpur region

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Boro rice plants are growing excellent amid favourable climatic conditions in Rangpur agriculture region BSS The DAE has fixed a target of producing 21.54 lakh tons of clean Boro rice (32.31 lakh tons of paddy) from 4.96 lakh hectares of land during the current Rabi season for all five districts in Rangpur agriculture region An […]

Rangpur region completes 96% Boro seedling transplantation

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Farmers have already transplanted Boro rice seedlings on 4.76 lakh hectares of land, 96% of the targeted 4.96 lakh hectares, in the Rangpur region till Thursday BSS Enthusiastic farmers have put their maximum efforts in bringing more lands under Boro rice cultivation, braving the Covid-19 pandemic, to recoup the crop losses they incurred during the […]