Lychee season in full swing in Bangladesh

Photo shows lychees for sale at a stall in Dhaka, Bangladesh on June 16, 2021.(Photo: Xinhua)

Lychee season is now in full swing in Bangladesh with a variety of the delicious tropical fruit flooding capital Dhaka to make summer sweeter. Photo shows lychees for sale at a stall in Dhaka, Bangladesh on June 16, 2021.(Photo: Xinhua)   Photo shows lychees for sale at a stall in Dhaka, Bangladesh on June 16, […]

Asia Album: Lychee season in full swing in Bangladesh

Asia Album: Lychee season in full swing in Bangladesh

© Provided by Xinhua DHAKA, June 17 (Xinhua) — Lychee season is now in full swing in Bangladesh with a variety of the delicious tropical fruit flooding capital Dhaka to make summer sweeter. © Provided by Xinhua © Provided by Xinhua © Provided by Xinhua © Provided by Xinhua © Provided by Xinhua © Provided […]

Lansing lavender farm will soon be in full bloom

Sixteen Sprigs lavender farm

LANSING, Mich. — If you drive down Clark Street in Lansing, you just might miss it, but the sweet scent wafting from the Sixteen Sprigs lavender farm will definitely grab your attention. “This is a project of passion,” said Wynne Wright, the owner & chief farmer of Sixteen Sprigs. When she’s not working in her […]

Boro harvesting in full swing amid bumper production in Rajshahi

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Farmers are harvesting Boro paddy at a field in Bagmara upazila of Rajshahi Dhaka Tribune According to Department of Agricultural Extension (DAE) sources, 52 percent paddy has been already harvested in the region Harvesting of Boro rice has started in full swing everywhere in Rajshahi region including its vast barind tract with a positive sign […]

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 […]

Govt is focused on agriculture to tap its full potential: PM

Development in Bangladesh: A most pleasant surprise

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina today said the government gives immense importance to the development of agriculture as it can take Bangladesh forward. “We’re giving a great importance to agriculture as our agro-based economy will take us forward,” she said. For all latest news, follow The Daily Star’s Google News channel. The prime minister said this […]

Govt’s focus on agriculture to tap its full potential: PM Hasina

Govt’s focus on agriculture to tap its full potential: PM Hasina

  Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Monday said the government gives immense importance to the development of agriculture as it can take Bangladesh forward. “We’re giving a great importance to agriculture as our agro-based economy will take us forward,” she said. The Prime Minister said this in a video message broadcast by state-run Bangladesh Television […]

Boro harvest in full swing in Sylhet’s haor

Development in Bangladesh: A most pleasant surprise

Farmers have already harvested about 25 per cent of the boro paddy sown in haor areas of Sylhet despite the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. Besides, the region’s vast haor tract has produced good yields, much to the delight of locals. Farmers began to harvest paddy as early as possible this season in anticipation of natural calamities […]

Boro cultivation on in full swing in Barind tract as growers ignore biting cold

Boro cultivation on in full swing in Barind tract as growers ignore biting cold

Farm workers plant Boro saplings at a field in Paba upazila of Rajshahi Dhaka Tribune According to the sources, the Department of Agriculture Extension (DAE) has set the target of producing 15.34 lakh tonnes of rice from 3.53 lakh hectares of land in four districts of Rajshahi Agricultural Zone, while 19.88 lakh tonnes from 4.57 […]