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Sluggish demand eats away profits of...

Sluggish demand eats away profits of...

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Sun, Feb 2 2014

Finding no alternative, they are now selling produce at prices which are lower than the production costVegetables...

Boro acreage rises despite input cost...

Boro acreage rises despite input cost...

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Sat, Feb 1 2014

Earlier, the acreage target for Boro paddy cultivation this season was fixed at 48 lakh hectares, and...

‘Women UP members important in...

‘Women UP members important in...

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Wed, Jan 29 2014

Female members of union parishads can bring their wealth of experience to the betterment of grassroots...

Potato growers face losses in

Potato growers face losses in

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Tue, Jan 28 2014

4.44 lakh hectares of land has been brought under cultivation with a production target of 86.5 lakh metric...

Lalmonirhat rice farmers decry tobacco...

Lalmonirhat rice farmers decry tobacco...

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Mon, Jan 27 2014

Tobacco is being cultivated on at least 50,000 hectares of land in the district this yearRice farmers...

Water crisis hits irrigation in...

Water crisis hits irrigation in...

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Thu, Jan 23 2014

Over 70,000 acres of land remained uncultivated because of water crisisAround 70,000 acres of land have...

Brick kilns hit crop production in...

Brick kilns hit crop production in...

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Thu, Jan 23 2014

Industrial usage wearing away fertility, authorities look the other wayAt least 300 bighas of land are...

Maize cultivation gets a boost in...

Maize cultivation gets a boost in...

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Mon, Jan 20 2014

Farmers made satisfactory profit from the cereal item last year despite onslaught of cyclonic storm ‘Mahasen’...

More poor farmers turning to tobacco...

More poor farmers turning to tobacco...

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Mon, Jan 20 2014

Nilphamari and Lalmonirhat districts are new additions to tobacco farmingAlthough fertile land across...

Tomato farmers face rosy future

Tomato farmers face rosy future

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Sun, Jan 19 2014

Farmers, labourers and traders in the Barind tract of Rajshahi are passing busy days with their crops...

Potato growers’ hope fades away for...

Potato growers’ hope fades away for...

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Sun, Jan 19 2014

A local dealer of Bangladesh Agriculture Development Corporation, sold the poor quality potato seeds...

Crab farming gains ground in Cox’s...

Crab farming gains ground in Cox’s...

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Wed, Jan 15 2014

More than 5,000 fishing families in the district live on crab cultivation instead of shrimpCrab farming...

Growers expect good potato yield in...

Growers expect good potato yield in...

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Sun, Jan 12 2014

Farmers are expecting better yield as there were no major natural calamities that damaged the outputFarmers...

Hartal, blockade hit tomato...

Hartal, blockade hit tomato...

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Sat, Jan 11 2014

The vegetable has also been started collecting from the field since last week of OctoberTomato cultivators...

Bt brinjal release soon amid...

Bt brinjal release soon amid...

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Sat, Jan 11 2014

Seeds would be distributed among 20 farmers in four different regions – Jamalpur, Gazipur, Rangpur and...

Workshop on strawberry production held...

Workshop on strawberry production held...

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Sat, Jan 11 2014

The seminar is jointly organised by the department of Biotechnology of BSMRAU and West Virginia University,...

20,000 char families change fortune...

20,000 char families change fortune...

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Wed, Jan 8 2014

These families are now leading a better life through pumpkin cultivation with the assistances of different...

Tobacco farming shoots up alarmingly...

Tobacco farming shoots up alarmingly...

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Wed, Jan 8 2014

At least 50 thousand hectares of land have been prepared by farmers this year for cultivating tobacco...

Tobacco cultivation still on in Rangpur...

Tobacco cultivation still on in Rangpur...

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Thu, Jan 2 2014

Farmers have so far cultivated tobacco on 14,221 hectares of land in RangpurDespite efforts to discourage...

Paddy farmers switch to cereal cultivation...

Paddy farmers switch to cereal cultivation...

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Wed, Jan 1 2014

The farmers reduced the cultivation of irrigation-dependent crop especially irri- boro paddy in the barind...

Farmers in despair with Boro...

Farmers in despair with Boro...

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Tue, Dec 31 2013

Many seedbeds in the district have been damaged for dense fog and cold spellsFarmers in Lalmonirhat...