Young farmer wows all with Middle Eastern date cultivation

Young farmer wows all with Middle Eastern date cultivation

In 2017, Rubel brought 1.5 bighas of land under date palm cultivation with 830 saplings UNB After 18 months, date flowers started blooming and I felt like winning a war, said Rubel Obaidul Islam Rubel, in his mid-30s, did not achieve his success in Saudi date farming overnight. He had to work hard towards his […]

Cultivation of local aromatic rice declines in Dinajpur

Cultivation of local aromatic rice declines in Dinajpur

Once Dinajpur was famous for producing different varieties of aromatic rice, but the district’s native varieties have lost their fame to hybrids and BR-34. Because of various difficulties including a lack of modern cultivation methods, shortage of organic fertilisers, scarcity of quality seeds, high production cost and time constraints, the farmers are losing interest in […]

Tea cultivation in plain land brings delight to farmers

Work on to cultivate crops twice or thrice a year in saline prone areas: Razzaque

Wed Sep 15, 2021 12:00 AM Workers are seen harvesting tea leaves grown on plain land in Aditmari upazila of Lalmonirhat district. It was previously believed that the crop could only be grown in hilly areas but with help from Bangladesh Tea Board, this perception is starting to change. The photo was taken recently. Photo: […]

Aman cultivation in full swing

9 fish species on verge of extinction

Pirojpur farmers passing busy time in planning seedlings Our Correspondent, Pirojpur Wed Sep 1, 2021 12:00 AM Farmers in Pirojpur’s Indurkani upazila are seen busy planning Aman seedlings. Photo: Star “> Farmers in Pirojpur’s Indurkani upazila are seen busy planning Aman seedlings. Photo: Star Aman cultivation is going on in full swing in almost all […]

Covid-19 fallout: After losing job, youth turns his life around with squash cultivation

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The local department of agriculture showcases the impressive squash field planted by Liton (first person from the right) in Paikgachha upazila of Khulna Dhaka Tribune For his success, Liton was awarded Tk7,500, a certificate, and a crest by the Department of Agriculture Thirty-year-old Ohiduzzaman Liton was working as a readymade garment worker in the capital […]

Aman cultivation: Kurigram, Lalmonirhat farmers suffer due to rain deficit

Development in Bangladesh: A most pleasant surprise

Shortage of rainfall has put farmers of Kurigram and Lalmonirhat in distress and posed a threat to Aman paddy cultivation. As Aman cultivation is dependent on rainfall, many farmers said their saplings have been gone to ruin in the seedbeds. For all latest news, follow The Daily Star’s Google News channel. Besides, inadequate rainfall forced […]

Prohibited piranha cultivated and sold in Chandpur

Prohibited piranha cultivated and sold in Chandpur

Piranha, a banned fish in many countries including Bangladesh, is being widely sold in different areas of Chandpur. It was learned that the prohibited piranha cultivation was increasing day by day in the fish-paddy farming projects and in local ponds in Faridganj upazila. Many complained that no action was being taken by the administration, in […]

Lalmonirhat farmer finds success in dragon fruit cultivation

The 38-year-old man has a dragon fruit orchard on a 3-bigha land from where he hopes to sell fruits worth up to Tk10 lakh Collected/UNB The fruit arrived around 2013 The moment Abu Taleb tasted dragon fruit for the first time two years ago, he immediately knew it was something special. On a sunny day […]

Lalmonirhat man basks in success of dragon fruit cultivation

Lalmonirhat man basks in success of dragon fruit cultivation

The moment Abu Taleb tasted the dragon fruit for the first time in his life two years ago he knew he got stuck to it forever. On a sunny day in 2019 his farm in Faridpur treated a visiting foreign team with the pink coloured fruit with juicy flesh and black seeds inside. He and […]