Over 4 L tons of wheat produced in Rajshahi division

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Wheat farming gets popular in the Barind area in recent years as the farmers are getting profit from the food grain BSS The farmers got the wheat yield from about 1.32 lakh hectares of land in all eight districts under the division during the recent past harvesting season Farmers have harvested around 4.81 lakh tons […]

Farmers expect bumper Boro yield in Khulna

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armers have started harvesting paddy and they will continue to do so till mid-April Dhaka Tribune There was a potential risk of crop failure as farmers were solely dependent on irrigation on top of the existing issue of water salinity in the region Despite the complete lack of rainfall across the country during this year’s […]

Honey collector injured in tiger attack

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The injured Rabiul Islam, 20, from Gabura union of Shyamnagar upazila, was rescued alive by his companions, confirmed the Forest Department’s Burigoalini Station Officer Sultan Ahmed A honey collector (Moual) was injured in a tiger attack at the Satkhira range of the western Sundarbans. The injured Rabiul Islam, 20, from Gabura union of Shyamnagar upazila, […]

Bumper pumpkin output helps char people tackling coronavirus situation

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Char people in Rangpur have changed fortunes through farming pumpkins with other crops in the region BSS Braving the Covid-19 pandemic situation, char people have cultivated pumpkin with other Rabi crops on char lands adopting intercropping and mixed relay methods this time to reap pleasing profits as harvest of the crop is nearing completion now […]

Boro harvest begins in Sylhet

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Farmers are busy harvesting Boro at a haor in Sunamganj. The photo was taken recently Dhaka Tribune Farmers, agriculture officials expect bumper yield this year Boro harvesting has begun in Sylhet division, including the haor areas, with the government expecting a bumper production of the main staple crop this season. Various high-yielding and hybrid varieties […]

2 dead whales wash up on Cox’s Bazar shore in two days

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Two dead whales which is at least 50 feet long and 10 feet wide and assumably weighs three to four tons, have washed up on Himchhari Beach, Cox’s bazar coastline on Friday April 9, 2021 Dhaka Tribune Officials said the second, much longer whale washed up on Himchhari Beach at around 8.30am on Saturday, just […]

Coastal farmers expect bumper watermelon yield to recoup last year’s losses

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About 65% of the country’s watermelon is cultivated in Barishal as the soil of the southern region is favourable for the fruit Dhaka Tribune This year, the region fell short of achieving its target of planting trees on over 37,000 hectares of land in Barishal Coastal farmers of the southern region of Bangladesh are expecting […]

Crop farming in bed gains popularity in Rajshahi region

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Wheat farmers cheered up over harvesting better yield this season through adopting the bed plantation system Crops especially wheat and maize farming in bed-planting method have been gaining popularity in Rajshahi region including its vast barind tract. Wheat farmers cheered up over harvesting better yield this season through adopting the bed plantation system. Farmers are […]

Illegal fishing by influential figure endangers fishermen in Dinajpur

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This 15-20ft deep reservoir, created as a result of underground coal mining, was declared a means for local fishermen to earn their livelihood in Parbatipur upazila of Dinajpur Dhaka Tribune Local fishermen fear a shortage of fish as a result of rampant fishing during an ongoing fishing ban Allegations have surfaced about a local influential […]

Farmers fear losses as storm damages mango buds

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Severe rainfall and wind caused significant damage to mango buds in Rajshahi on Sunday Dhaka Tribune About 2 metric tons of buds have been damaged due to the storm Mango farmers in Rajshahi said they fear losses this year as the buds of the fruits have been severely damaged in a recent hailstorm.  According to […]