Poor yield in Bengal, hilsa hope on import from Bangladesh

Fish traders in the city are keenly waiting for clearance from Bangladesh’s ministry of commerce to receive their supply of ilish ahead of Puja. The domestic yield has been very poor this year and the stock of the Myanmar variety of the fish is almost over. Last September, the Bangladesh government had allowed fish traders […]

Here’s how telecommunications companies are helping farmers yield results

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Telecommunications companies are at the forefront of agriculture technology… So, why are South African farmers not embracing it? The world is ever-changing and, so is the sector your business operates in. You don’t just need data to keep track of trends that are shaping the economy – you need the expertise to turn that data […]

Peterson Farms Seed focuses on increasing customer yield at annual field day | Agweek

An attendee looking at their program pamphlet while listening to Tommy Grisafi talk about the current market sitation. Photo taken September 1, 2021, in Harwood, North Dakota. (Emily Beal / Agweek)

“Frankly, I love this day. I love the interactions with customers,” Carl Peterson, president of Peterson Farms Seed said. A day full of learning An attendee looking at their program pamphlet while listening to Tommy Grisafi talk about the current market sitation. Photo taken September 1, 2021, in Harwood, North Dakota. (Emily Beal / Agweek) […]

Higher yield, prices bring cheer to jute growers

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Farmers in Tangail expressed their satisfaction over the yield and the current market price of the fibre and jute sticks. Photo: Star/file “> Farmers in Tangail expressed their satisfaction over the yield and the current market price of the fibre and jute sticks. Photo: Star/file Jute growers are overjoyed as they took home good crops, […]

Pineapple demand skyrockets amid bumper yield in Tangail

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The two biggest wholesale markets in Tangail’s Madhupur upazila —Jalchhatra and Garo Bazar—abuzz with buyers and sellers from different parts of the country at this time of the year Dhaka Tribune Pineapple growers are delighted to be earning a good profit this season Tangail’s Madhupur upazila is famous for producing sweet and juicy pineapples that […]

Panchagarh groundnut farmers happy over bumper yield

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About 11,795 hectares of land have been brought under groundnut cultivation in five upazilas of Panchagarh Dhaka Tribune DAE has given quality seeds and fertilizers to the farmers free of cost Farmers of Panchagarh district are happy over bumper groundnut yield and fair price of their production this year. Department of Agriculture Extension (DAE) office […]

Ropa Aman farmers eye better yield, fair price in Jhenidah

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1,04171 hectares of land in the district to be brought under Ropa Aman cultivation Our Correspondent, Jhenidah Mon Aug 2, 2021 12:00 AM Farmers of Raghunathpur village under Kaliganj upazila in Jhenidah planting Ropa Aman paddy at a field. Photo: Star “> Farmers of Raghunathpur village under Kaliganj upazila in Jhenidah planting Ropa Aman paddy […]

Rice prices rise despite bumper yield

Development in Bangladesh: A most pleasant surprise

Despite a bumper yield of Boro paddy in the just concluded season, rice prices are going up, putting increasing pressure on low-income people, many of whom are suffering from income losses for the lockdown and pandemic-induced slowdown of economic activities. The spike raised questions among consumers as the government agencies earlier claimed increased production of […]

Pacer Taskin’s focus in batting yield rich fruit for Bangladesh

Mahmudullah and Taskin were just four runs short of a 23-year-old world record of 195 runs between South Africa’s Mark Boucher and Pat Symcox that was established during a Test against Pakistan in 1998 Taskin Ahmed wants to establish himself as a reliable tail-ender for Bangladesh and his ambition was justified as the pacer stood […]