Netrakona farmers start harvesting jute

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OUR CORRESPONDENT | Published: July 29, 2021 09:19:33 Farmers in Netrakona district have started harvesting jute, the golden fibre of Bangladesh. Raw jute has also started appearing in the market. It is expected that jute harvesting will be completed in a week. On a spot visit on Tuesday, it was seen that the farmers of […]

Mango harvesting in Rajshahi to begin on May 15


The district administration issued a notice fixing the dates for harvesting different varieties of mangoes on Thursday Collected/BSS After meeting the local demand, Rajshahi and Chapainawabganj districts have a target of exporting 300 tons of mango to European and Middle Eastern countries Mango harvesting of the current season is going to start on May 15 […]

Boro harvesting in full swing amid bumper production in Rajshahi


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 begins amid labour shortage

'Fair price' makes mustard farmers happy

OUR CORRESPONDENT | Published: May 05, 2021 10:17:54 Boro paddy harvesting has begun in Bogura district amid an acute shortage of farm labourers as the labourers from different adjacent districts could not visit the region due to the ongoing pandemic-induced lockdown. According to the Department of Agriculture Extension (DAE), Bogura, farmers of the district brought […]

Boro harvesting in full swing amid bumper production in Moulvibazar haors


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 happy over wheat yield as harvesting goes on in Rajshahi


The growers are delighted as they are getting good yield at the initial stage of harvesting this year Farmers have been harvesting wheat in full-swing amidst satisfactory yield everywhere in the region, including its vast Barind tract. The growers are delighted as they are getting good yield at the initial stage of harvesting this year. […]

Onion price rises despite harvesting; fish, too, gets dearer

FE REPORT | Published: March 12, 2021 11:23:07 | Updated: March 12, 2021 20:33:04 Prices of onion and fish continued to increase last week raising sufferings of the consumers, already battered by rising costs of rice, cooking oil, sugar and other essential commodities in the last one month. Meanwhile, some early varieties of summer vegetables […]

Honey harvesting brings boon for Rajshahi, Faridpur farmers

Honey harvesting brings boon for Rajshahi, Faridpur farmers

Faridpur Sadar farmers set beehive boxes beside a mustard field for collecting honey Dhaka Tribune Rajshahi Deputy Director of the Department of Agriculture Extension (DAE) Shamsul Haque said honey farming has gained popularity in the region including its vast Barind tract Many people have changed their fortunes through honey harvesting ventures after the best uses […]