South-western districts expect bumper maize production

South-western districts expect bumper maize production

Maize plants grow well due to favourable weather conditions this year in Jessore Dhaka Tribune Maize cultivation has increased substantially in the region comprising Jessore, Jhenidah, Chuadanga, Kushtia, Meherpur and Magura districts The south-western districts under the jurisdiction of Jessore regional office of the Department of Agriculture Extension (DAE) are expecting a bumper maize production […]

Jessore dairy farmers pin hopes on white revolution to tide over Covid losses

Jessore dairy farmers pin hopes on white revolution to tide over Covid losses

Some 436,000 litres of milk are produced daily in the district but the supply is outpacing demand UNB In Jessore district, for instance, it was a double whammy for the 3,000-plus small dairy farmers in 2020 — first their businesses were hit by the sudden disappearance of demand due to the pandemic and then they […]

Cabbage export to Singapore cheers Jessore farmers

Cabbage export to Singapore cheers Jessore farmers

File photo of Production of cabbages in several districts of the country has increased, along with other vegetables in recent times Dhaka Tribune Syed Zakir Hossain/Dhaka Tribune According to the Department of Agriculture Extension (DAE), an export firm, ‘City Impex’, collected cabbage from the farmers recently and started exporting it to Singapore after processing Jessore […]

How a Bangladeshi woman scripted a success story in vermi venture

How a Bangladeshi woman scripted a success story in vermi venture

In Nasrin’s unit, some 195-200kg of fertilizers are produced in each pot as there are 130 of them Collected/UNB ‘Vermicompost improves the fertility conditions of soil by increasing the availability of nutrients for plants, in turn increasing the farm production’ In 2016, she started small—out of the same premises she lives with her family—more of […]

Aman rice production exceeds target in Rangpur, Jessore

Aman rice production exceeds target in Rangpur, Jessore

In Rangpur, officials of the Department of Agricultural Extension (DAE) said farmers completed Aman rice harvest on 5.96 lakh hectares of land out of total 5.98 lakh hectares of cultivated land area till Monday in the region Braving the coronavirus pandemic, the farmers of five districts in Rangpur agriculture zone and in Jessore of the […]

Jessore youth contributes to society thru ornamental fish farming

Salman has a total of 15 ponds in the Narangali village of Panisara union under Jhikargachha upazila in Jessore Dhaka Tribune Salman spends most of his time on the fish farm and is in his current position without any government assistance Salman Sardar, a young man from Jessore, has become successful in farming ornamental fish […]