Tk 3020 crore farm mechanisation project kicks off

Development in Bangladesh: A most pleasant surprise

Agriculture ministry today begins distributing subsidised agricultural machinery among farmers across the country under the biggest ever farm mechanisation project involving Tk 3,020 crore. The machinery would make agriculture profitable by reducing farming costs and helping the farmer in timely planting and reaping the crops, Agriculture Minister Mohammad Abdur Razzaque said while formally inaugurating the […]

Opinion: Farm Bureau helping protect livestock from predators

Opinion: Farm Bureau helping protect livestock from predators

   In recent years, black vultures have been extending their range into southern Missouri. A cousin of the more common turkey vulture, these aggressive birds with a five-foot wingspan are now a common sight in our state. Until recently, the average farmer or rancher has had few options to deal with these pests. Thankfully, a […]

Centre trying to dominate with farm laws, DBT: Punjab CM

Centre trying to dominate with farm laws, DBT: Punjab CM

Reiterating his support for farmers and arhtiyas, Punjab chief minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Monday accused the BJP-led central government of encroaching upon the rights of states to dominate them, while criticising it for imposing the three farm laws and direct benefit transfer (DBT) on the state’s farming community. States never faced such problems earlier, […]

Farm Credit Canada report shows Saskatchewan farmland increasing in value

Farm Credit Canada report shows Saskatchewan farmland increasing in value

A new report from Farm Credit Canada shows that farmland values in Saskatchewan are on the rise. Agriculture Producers Association of Saskatchewan (APAS) president Todd Lewis said Tuesday this is a good sign heading out of a global crisis. “I think overall it just shows the strength of the agriculture economy,” Lewis said. “And […]

Vertical livestock farm on the outskirts of Dhaka

Last year, someone called me before Eid-ul-Azha. “My name is Zakir Hossain, I have started my cattle farm in Jatrabari, inspired by your TV programme Hridoye Mati O Manush (Soil & People in Heart),” he said over phone. “I would love to have you at my farm once the corona is over, he added.” I […]

Farm loan release rate slows in July-February

Farm loan release rate slows in July-February

Farmers pick cucumbers from a field at village Subachani in Munshiganj recently. The rate of farm loan disbursement against the Bangladesh Bank-set target in the July-February period of the current fiscal year 2020-2021 was lower than the rate in the same period of the previous fiscal year.— Focusbangla photo The rate of farm loan disbursement […]

Abbott Farms named Conservation Farm of the Year for 2020

Warren and Alice Abbott display the plaque and sign given to them by the Onondaga County Soil and Water Conservation District recognizing Abbott Farms as the 2020 Conservation Farm of the Year.

BALDWINSVILLE — Each year, the Onondaga County Soil and Water Conservation District recognizes a farm for its contribution to preserving the local environment with the Conservation Farm of the Year Award. SWCD staffers deemed Abbott Farms the apple of their eye for 2020. “In a nutshell, generally we look at farms that have cooperated with […]

Norwich residents rally to save dairy farm owned by Vermont Technical College

Norwich residents rally to save dairy farm owned by Vermont Technical College

Farmers Chris Gray, left, and Laura Brown in one of the empty cow barns at the Norwich Farm Creamery in Norwich on Monday, March 15, 2021. Photo by Glenn Russell/VTDigger NORWICH — About 100 people are pledging money to buy a dairy farm here before Vermont Technical College sells it to the highest bidder.  The […]