Wednesday, June 26, 2019 | ePaper

Aman cultivation surpasses target in Narsingdi

  • Print
Narsingdi Correspondent :
Farmers of the district are expecting bumper yield of Aman paddy this year due to favorable weather and availability of agri inputs.
Deputy Director of Department of Agricultural Extension (DAE) Narsingdi Latafat Hossain told  journalists that a total of 42,180 hectares of land have been brought under Aman cultivation against the target of 41,508hectares.
He said the target fixed by the department has exceeded by 672 hectares as a good number of farmers have engaged their all out efforts to make the current Aman farming successful.
The transplanted seedlings of Aman paddy have already grown well and the paddy fields turned greenish. The growers are now busy to nurturing the paddy fields with the hopes of getting desired pro duction of the crops this season.
The Deputy Director said Bangladesh Agriculture Development Corporation distributed high quality Aman seeds to the farmers of the district at fair price.
He said availability of fertilizers, insecticides and other necessary agri-inputs has ensured smooth cultivation for farmers.
Beside, different state run commercial Bank disbursed agricultural loan on easy term to the poor and marginal farmers.

More News For this Category

SYLHET:  Dakhin Surma Upazila Awami League arranged a discussion meeting on the occasion of the 70th founding anniversary of Bangladesh Awami League on Sunday.

SYLHET: Dakhin Surma Upazila Awami League arranged a discussion meeting on the occasion of the 70th founding anniversary of Bangladesh Awami League on Sunday.

.

BARISHAL: A two day-long Golf Fair was organised by National Board of Revenue  at hotel Grand Park of the city on Monday.

BARISHAL: A two day-long Golf Fair was organised by National Board of Revenue at hotel Grand Park of the city on Monday.

.

TRISHAL (Mymensingh): Alhaj A B M Anisuzzman, Mayor, Trishal Pourashava announcing budget for 2019-20 fiscal year at  Pourashava Auditorium recently.

TRISHAL (Mymensingh): Alhaj A B M Anisuzzman, Mayor, Trishal Pourashava announcing budget for 2019-20 fiscal year at Pourashava Auditorium recently.

.

KULAURA (Moulvibazar): Shafi Alam Yunus, Mayor, Kulaura Municipality  announcing budget for 2019-20 fiscal year at  Municipality Auditorium recently.

KULAURA (Moulvibazar): Shafi Alam Yunus, Mayor, Kulaura Municipality announcing budget for 2019-20 fiscal year at Municipality Auditorium recently.

.

BETAGI (Barguna): Betagi Upazila Fisheries Office organised an awareness programme for volunteers at Upazila Parishad Auditorium on Sunday.

BETAGI (Barguna): Betagi Upazila Fisheries Office organised an awareness programme for volunteers at Upazila Parishad Auditorium on Sunday.

.

MIRZAPUR (Tangail): Leaders of Mirzapur Upazila Awami League placing wreaths at the  portrait of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman marking the 70th founding anniversary of Bangladesh Awami League on Sunday.

MIRZAPUR (Tangail): Leaders of Mirzapur Upazila Awami League placing wreaths at the portrait of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman marking the 70th founding anniversary of Bangladesh Awami League on Sunday.

.

20 Indian trained dogs brought for BGB thru' Benapole check post

Benapole  Correspondent :Twenty indian trained dogs have been brought for Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) through Benapole check post on Friday night. The dogs were brought to Benapole BGB camp

Gold Fair starts in Barishal

Barishal Correspondent :A two day-long fair organised by National Board of Revenue for legalszing undisclosed gold and precious materials, starts at Hotel Grand Park of the city on Monday.Serniabad

Five cops closed in Chuadanga

UNB, Chuadanga :Five policemen have been closed to the district police lines for reportedly taking 'illegal facilities' from some job seekers of police constable post.Police Super Mahabubur Rahman said

Unusual death of two sisters within a few hours in Sharankhola

Sharhankhola (Bagerhat) Correspondent :In the village of North Kadamtala in Sharankhola Upazila, the sudden shock of  two sisters died in the area. The other members of the family including