Amid Covid-19 chaos and protests, farmers in India eye record wheat crop

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Labourers wearing masks shift wheat crop from a trolley to remove dust from the crop at a wholesale grain market during an extended nationwide lockdown to slow the spreading of Covid-19 in Chandigarh, India on April 17, 2020 Reuters Farmers are on track to gather a record 109 million tons of wheat this year While […]

Record Boro rice production likely in Rangpur region

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Boro rice plants are growing excellent amid favourable climatic conditions in Rangpur agriculture region BSS The DAE has fixed a target of producing 21.54 lakh tons of clean Boro rice (32.31 lakh tons of paddy) from 4.96 lakh hectares of land during the current Rabi season for all five districts in Rangpur agriculture region An […]

Record potato production in Thakurgaon, Panchagarh expected

Record potato production in Thakurgaon, Panchagarh expected

Agriculture officials and potato growers are expecting to achieve a record potato production in Thakurgaon and Panchagrh in the ongoing season of harvest. Along with more acreage than the target, the growers are getting good yield as they were able to save crop fields from pest attack and diseases using their experience and knowledge during […]

Pinduoduo doubles agricultural GMV to record 270 billion yuan in 2020

Growers pick fresh pomegranates for consumers on Pinduoduo

Pinduoduo doubles agricultural GMV to record 270 billion yuan in 2020 Growers pick fresh pomegranates for consumers on Pinduoduo Growers pick fresh pomegranates for consumers on Pinduoduo SHANGHAI, China, March 02, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Pinduoduo Inc. (“Pinduoduo”, or the “Company”) (NASDAQ: PDD), China’s largest agriculture platform, doubled the value of agricultural orders it handled […]

India expected to harvest record wheat, rice crops this year

India expected to harvest record wheat, rice crops this year

India is likely to harvest a record 109.24 million tonnes of wheat this year, the farm ministry said, further boosting stocks at government granaries that are fast running out of storage space due to more than a decade of bumper production. Wheat output in India, the world’s second biggest producer, is expected to go up […]

Record price makes jute farmers jubilant in Rajshahi

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Rajshahi Jute farmers are happy this year as they get excellent yield and price BSS At present, jute fiber is being sold at Tk 5,200 to 6,000 per mound at different hats and bazaars everywhere in the region creating a hope of getting back in the golden era of the cash crop in near future […]

Prospect of record maize production in Rangpur

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Maize farming on mainland in Rangpur has become more profitable than cultivation of many other crops Dhaka Tribune During the last season, farmers achieved a record production of 10,25,337 tonnes of maize by cultivating the crop on 1,01,345 hectares of land in the region Farmers are eying a brighter prospect of record maize production despite […]

Record potato output likely in Rangpur

Record potato output likely in Rangpur

Rangpur Correspondent: Officials and experts of the Department of Agricultural Extension (DAE) are expecting an all-time record production of potato in Rangpur agriculture region during the current Rabi season.Many potato farmers expressed happiness over the excellent market price between Tk 15 and 25 per kg as harvesting of the crop continues in full swing everywhere […]

Sustainable fund assets hit record $1.7tn in 2020

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Published: January 29, 2021 12:24:21 Demand to invest in funds which focus on environmental, social and governance (ESG) issues jumped in 2020, driving assets under management up 29 per cent in the fourth quarter to nearly $1.7 trillion, industry tracker Morningstar said on Thursday. In a turbulent year marked by the effects of the Covid-19 […]

2020 ties 2016 as hottest year on record

2020 ties 2016 as hottest year on record

2020 has tied 2016 as the hottest year on record, the European Union’s climate monitoring service said Friday, keeping Earth on a global warming fast track that could devastate large swathes of humanity. The six years since 2015 are the six warmest ever registered, as are 20 of the last 21, evidence of a persistent […]