Milk production increases by 100,000 tons in Rajshahi

Dairy farmers in Rajbari continue to produce milk amid the coronavirus pandemic despite its lack of sales Dhaka Tribune In 2020, around 356,000 tons of milk was produced compared to 250,000 tons in 2016, said Ismail Haque, district livestock training officer Milk production has been enhanced by around 100,000 tons while dairy farm largely expanded […]

Jute farming exceeds target in Rajshahi division

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The current market price of jute has made the farmers happy Jute farming has exceeded target this season as interest among the growers to the cash crop farming is seen increasing everywhere in Rajshahi division including its vast Barind tract. According to the sources concerned, farmers are humming towards the jute farming as they are […]

Sesame farming prospects bright in Rajshahi as farmers reaping benefits

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The farmers were seen showing interest in cultivating the crop on more areas of lands after getting its bumper yield and good prices in recent years Prospect of sesame farming is very bright in the region including its vast Barind tract as many of the farmers are getting profits in the region for its multipurpose […]

Govt procures 1.30 lakh tonnes of Boro rice in Rajshahi amid Covid-19

The government has, so far, procured around 1.30 lakh tonnes of Boro rice during the current season contributing a lot towards food security amidst the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.   As part of its ongoing rice procurement drive commenced since May 7 last, the government has bought the food grain from all eight districts in […]

Bangladesh: Mangoes in Rajshahi Belt give good yield, but growers complain about prices

Bangladesh: Mangoes in Rajshahi Belt give good yield, but growers complain about prices

A drought without incessant rains or severe storms has been a positive for four mango-producing districts in Bangladesh’ Rajshahi division, but the region’s farmers are yet to see good fortune.  Mango trees on 83,673 hectares of land in Natore, Naogaon, Rajshahi and Chapainawabganj are expected to yield 852,000 tons of mangoes this year. According to […]

Freshwater shrimp farming expanding in Rajshahi

Freshwater shrimp farming expanding in Rajshahi

The aim of the construction of the modern breeding hatchery was to make shrimp farming more popular by removing the existing spawn scarcity Dhaka Tribune Commercial shrimp farming is gaining popularity with the breakthrough of introducing larvae and post-larvae production in Rajshahi The state-owned breeding hatchery in Rajshahi has raised huge hopes for commercializing freshwater […]

Govt procures 64,394 tonnes of Boro rice in Rajshahi

Govt procures 64,394 tonnes of Boro rice in Rajshahi

The government has, so far, procured around 64,394.36 tonnes of Boro rice during the current season contributing a lot towards food security amidst the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. As part of its ongoing rice procurement drive commenced since May 7 last, the government has bought the food grain from all eight districts in Rajshahi division […]

Bangladesh: Rajshahi mango exports to UK underway

Bangladesh: Rajshahi mango exports to UK underway

The export of mangoes to the UK from Rajshahi have started, with the first consignment of 3 tons of the fruit sent to Dhaka for packaging. A group of mango producers in the district’s Bagha county sent the mangoes to Dhaka in the afternoon for due procedures, said agriculture officer Shafiullah Sultan. The group contacted […]

Rajshahi mangoes being exported to UK

Development in Bangladesh: A most pleasant surprise

Export of mangoes to the UK from Rajshahi started today with the first consignment of three tonnes of the sweet summer fruit sent to Dhaka for packaging. A group of mango producers in the district’s Bagha upazila sent the mangoes to Dhaka in the afternoon for due procedures, said Shafiullah Sultan, an agriculture officer of […]

Litchi trading goes on amid COVID-19 in Rajshahi

Trading and marketing of litchi has reached peak everywhere in the region involving hundreds of labourers both males and females in harvesting, segregating and transportation of the delicious seasonal fruit amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Market sources said harvest has been continuing in full swing with plenty of supply, but the pandemic for the second consecutive […]