Harvest Season Is Here; Slowing Moving Equipment Hit Indiana Roads

Harvest Season Is Here; Slowing Moving Equipment Hit Indiana Roads

Indiana State Department of Agriculture is offering tips to motorists who encounter slowing moving equipment. Shutterstock photo. (INDIANAPOLIS) – Harvest season is here and for some that means visiting pumpkin patches and apple orchards, but we want to remind motorists that harvest season also means farmers will begin harvesting this year’s corn and soybean crops. […]

What is ‘peak acreage’ and has Australia hit it?

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A new report from ANZ has predicted Australian agriculture may have reached ‘peak acreage’ in terms of land that can be used to grow crops. Key points: A new report predicts Australia may already be farming all the suitable land that can grow crops. Despite this production is set to continue increasing as farmers improve […]

Ag Briefs: Corn silage harvest begins

Ag Briefs: Corn silage harvest begins

GIBRALTAR, WI Storm includes large hail, powerful wind, heavy rain Strong storms brought heavy rain and wind and large hail to eastern Wisconsin Tuesday morning.  Hail up to the size of a baseball fell in parts of Brown, Outagamie and Waupaca counties.  In Door County, trees and power lines were knocked down and Highway 42 […]

Mango harvest begins in Rajshahi, will hit markets in a week or two

Mango cultivators began harvesting the fruit from today following the scheduled date as instructed by the local administration. However, the seasonal fruit will take some time after the Eid vacations to be supplied to markets across the country, fruit traders in Rajshahi said. For all latest news, follow The Daily Star’s Google News channel. “The […]

Maize farmers in Nilphamari elated with bountiful harvest during pandemic

Development in Bangladesh: A most pleasant surprise

Maize farmers are in a festive mood as they have had a bumper harvest this season and received fair prices. Farmers in villages of Laxmichap and Kanchukata in Sadar upazila and different shoals of Teesta river such as Baish Pukur and Charkharibari of Dimla upazila are busy harvesting maize with piles of the bright yellow […]

Early pineapple harvest benefits Bangladesh growers

Early pineapple harvest benefits Bangladesh growers

An intense heatwave is sweeping across Bangladesh, but its hot and thirsty inhabitants can quench their thirst with the popular “honey queen” pineapple variety. Though the peak time for harvest starts from late May or the first week of June, many farmers of Rangamati and Khagrachhari, and some of Moulvibazar have started picking it early […]

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 […]

WorldFish to improve harvest management by procuring 160,000kg fish

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The project “Feed the Future” works for the betterment of poor fish farmers as well as the betterment of the aquaculture industry of Bangladesh WorldFish has initiated the process of procuring 160,000kg of fish from farmers in Farmer-to-Farmer (FtF) zones as part of its response to poor harvest management amid Covid-19. The target is the […]

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 […]