19.70 lakh tonnes of winter vegetables produced in Rajshahi

19.70 lakh tonnes of winter vegetables produced in Rajshahi

More than 19.70 lakh tonnes of vegetables were produced in all eight districts under Rajshahi division during the recent past winter season making all concerned including farmers, traders and consumers satisfied amid the Covid-19 pandemic situation. Officials said acreage of winter vegetables is increasing in the region continuously as a result of motivational initiatives by […]

With no takers, farmers move away from winter veggies | Kochi News – Times of India

Andhra Pradesh: DCB Bank to focus on tractor loans for rural market | Vijayawada News - Times of India

Idukki: As the state government agency failed to provide timely payments, farmers in the winter vegetable cultivation hub of Kanthalloor in the district have been forced to move to planting eucalyptus trees. According to the farmers, Horticorp, the government agency, did not procure vegetables in time and assure proper payments. Kanthalloor winter vegetable farmers’ society […]

Winter Storm Leaves Lingering Effects for Texas Agriculture

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COMO, Texas — On a rural Hopkins County farm, Kyle Humphrey tends to his family’s massive herd of dairy cows. The 31 year-old will soon take over their dairy farm, so he’s working to keep their legacy on the land strong, but it’s clear that’ll come with some serious challenges in 2021. “Feed prices have definitely gone […]

Sea cruise from Bangladesh to Maldives this winter?

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File photo: An areal view shows a resort island, in the Maldives on December 14, 2009 Reuters Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina said the cruise between the two countries could start this winter Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Wednesday said sea cruise services can be introduced between Bangladesh and the Maldives during the winter season. She […]

Sea cruise with Maldives can be introduced in winter: Sheikh Hasina

Sea cruise with Maldives can be introduced in winter: Sheikh Hasina

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Wednesday said sea cruise services can be introduced between Bangladesh and the Maldives during the winter season. She said this while newly-appointed High Commissioner of the Maldives to Bangladesh Shiruzimath Sameer met her at her official residence Ganobhaban. PM’s Deputy Press Secretary Hasan Jahid Tusher briefed reporters after the meeting. […]

Temperature to rise gradually from Tuesday

Temperature to rise gradually from Tuesday

For the first time in the current season, Dhaka recorded a minimum temperature of 10 degrees Celsius on Monday The intensity of the cold weather in the middle of the winter season, which is currently sweeping across different regions of the country, may drop within next three days at some places, according to a weather […]

Dipping winter vegetable prices worry farmers in Pirojpur

Dipping winter vegetable prices worry farmers in Pirojpur

When vegetable farmers in Pirojpur were getting ready to bounce back from the losses they incurred due to the Covid-19 pandemic, inclement weather forced them to refrain from preparing the land for cultivation. But now, after they started to harvest the produce with the hope to recover their losses, the wholesale prices have dropped unexpectedly.    […]

It may feel like winter, but it’s time to shop for seeds

Roasted pumpkin seeds, Oct 15, 2019. Food stylist: Barrett Washbourne. David Malosh/The New York Times

Each resilient variety becomes a tiny, critical ingredient in a resilient seed system that supports agriculture, the foundation of a resilient food system. And in the tumultuous 2020 seed-catalogue season, resilience proved a valuable human trait as well, for seed company staff and their customers. Insights gleaned from that chaotic year of record sales can […]

Adrian Card: Farmer winter reflections in the time of COVID-19

Adrian Card: Farmer winter reflections in the time of COVID-19

By Adrian Card Winter is the dream time for crops farmers. The frozen soil here is a welcomed time for rest, recuperation from the struggles of the growing season and reflection on what needs adjustment and what new to implement as the soil thaws next year. And oh, what a year for reflection! Many Boulder County […]

Fog threatens winter crops across Bangladesh

Guava farming brings smile to Rajshahi people

FE REPORT | Published: December 13, 2020 10:05:02 | Updated: December 13, 2020 10:39:53 Early arriving foggy weather has been affecting the winter crops, especially Boro seedbeds and potatoes, dashing farmers’ hopes for the expected output. The farmers in the northern, north-eastern, southern and the central parts are suffering a lot due to continuous fog […]