Friday, June 21, 2019 | ePaper

Bumper banana production

Growers happy over fair market price in Dupchanchia

  • Print


DUPCHANCHIA (Bogura): A view of banana garden at Purba Village in Dupchanchia Upazila.

Dupchanchia (Bogura) Correspondent :
 Banana growers are delighted over fair market price and bumper production of the fruits this season in Dupchanchia upazila of Bogura district.
According to Department of Agriculture Extension (DAE) office source the farmers have shown more interest to grow banana in a large scale leaving paddy cultivation in the high crop land. The farmers had got satisfactory yield previous year, DAE added.
To produce banana in a commercial basis, the authority concern has provided all sort of logistic support among the farmers so that the farming can exceed the target. The block supervisor of all unions under the district monitors the crop land.
Every year, good number farmers of Genaher, Talora, Chamrul, Gobinapur, Zianagar and Sadar unions of the upazilaengaged themselves with banana producing commercially hoping for financially self-reliant.
Farmer Mottaleb Hossain said he cultivated Sagor banana variety on 5 decimal of land this season spending Tk 3000. He is expecting to make more than Tk 20 thousand as profit from the crops.
Upazila agriculture officer said the upazila has huge prospect of banana farming as the soil of the region is very fertile. We encourage the farmers to grow the crops in commercial basis, he added.

More News For this Category

1.86m tonnes of Boro produced in Sylhet division

Sylhet Bureau  :With the completion of Boro paddy harvest weeks ago, the DAE has estimated the rice production at 18,68,201 tonnes in Sylhet division this year.An official at the

Creating mass-awareness against cyber crimes stressed

BSS, Rajshahi :Speakers at a meeting on Tuesday  laid emphasis on concerted efforts among all government and non-government organizations to fight against cyber crimes to protect the young generation.Both

3 men to die, 7 get life for murder in Kishoreganj

Staff Reporter, Kishoreganj :A Kishoreganj court here on Wednesday given  three men to death and seven others to life term imprisonment in sensational murder case of Ershadul Islam Chayan,

SAARC delegation visits BARI

SAARC delegation visits BARI

A 11-member delegation of South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) has visited Bangladesh Agricultural Research Institute (BARI) in Gazipur  yesterday, says a press release. The members of the

NARSINGDI: Dr  Mohammad Halel Uddin,  Civil Surgeon, Narsingdi   speaking at an orientation workshop for local journalists  on  vitamin 'A' plus campaign  organised by Civil Surgeon office, Narsingdi  on Tuesday.

NARSINGDI: Dr Mohammad Halel Uddin, Civil Surgeon, Narsingdi speaking at an orientation workshop for local journalists on vitamin 'A' plus campaign organised by Civil Surgeon office, Narsingdi on Tuesday.

.

RANGPUR: Mayor of Rangpur Mostafizar Rahman Mostafa  addressing at a press conference on Wednesday  at his Conference Room to make the National Vitamin A Plus Campaign (first round)  on June 22 successful in the city.

RANGPUR: Mayor of Rangpur Mostafizar Rahman Mostafa addressing at a press conference on Wednesday at his Conference Room to make the National Vitamin A Plus Campaign (first round) on June 22 successful in the city.

.

 17, 09, 759 children to be administered capsules

17, 09, 759 children to be administered capsules

Sylhet Bureau :Sylhet City Corporation (SCC)  in association with National Nutrition Service organised a orientation  workshop for local journalists at its  Conference Room on Thursday to make vitamin 'A'

MANIKGANJ: Students attending classes at risky building of Chakmirpur Govt Primary School at Daulatpur Upazila. This picture was taken yesterday.

MANIKGANJ: Students attending classes at risky building of Chakmirpur Govt Primary School at Daulatpur Upazila. This picture was taken yesterday.

.

SREEBARDI (Sherpur): Deed writers formed a human chain in front of  Sub -Registrar Office demanding withdrawal  Sub -Registrar of  the Upazila on Tuesday.

SREEBARDI (Sherpur): Deed writers formed a human chain in front of Sub -Registrar Office demanding withdrawal Sub -Registrar of the Upazila on Tuesday.

.

KISHOREGANJ: District Administration and  Statistics Office, Kishoreganj brought out a rally on the occasion of Agriculture Census on Sunday.

KISHOREGANJ: District Administration and Statistics Office, Kishoreganj brought out a rally on the occasion of Agriculture Census on Sunday.

.