Intensive water management in California promotes ‘live fast, die young’ cycle in floodplain forests

Riparian community woodlands along the lower Tuolumne River near Merced, California. The dry grassland in the background indicates the semi-arid conditions and drought environment. Credit:┬áJOHN STELLA, ESF Woodlands along streams and rivers are an important part of California’s diverse ecology. They are biodiversity hotspots, providing various ecosystem services including carbon sequestration and critical habitat for […]

Modern technology promotes SME farmers in Rajshahi

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Iblul Hassan is one among many others who have founded themselves as successful entrepreneurs in the fields of quality seed productions Iblul Hassan, 40, has become a successful small and medium entrepreneur (SME) farmer after using the best of modern farming technologies. A resident of Kakonhat area under Godagari upazila in the district, Hassan has […]

BADC promotes cultivation of export quality potatoes in Gopalganj

BADC promotes cultivation of export quality potatoes in Gopalganj

According to official data, farmers planted 20 acres of diamond, 10 acres of asterix and 10 acres of granola potatoes in Sadar and Kashiani upazila of Gopalganj in November last year Dhaka Tribune Exporting potatoes will earn much valuable foreign exchange and benefit the economy as well as the individual farmer, says BADC Bangladesh Agriculture […]

DAE promotes organic farming in Mymensingh

DAE promotes organic farming in Mymensingh

Farmers use eco-friendly vermicomposting instead of chemical fertilizers and sex pheromone traps, yellow glue traps, net houses, and other organic pesticides instead of chemical pesticides in Rampur union under Trishal upazila of Mymensingh Dhaka Tribune The Department of Agricultural Extension has adopted the integrated pest management, or IPM, process which is used to solve pest […]