Commercial production of Tulips begins in Bangladesh
Tulip, world’s one of the prettiest spring-blooming flowers known for its dazzling beauty, is now being cultivated commercially in Gazipur.The national flower of Turkey and the Netherlands, grows ...
16 February 2020, 17:38
Apiculture thrives in Jashore mustard fields
The commercial farming of mustard and beekeeping in the same field together are expanding in different upazilas of the district as it has been found to be very profitable.The apiculture in mustard ...
12 January 2020, 5:17
Chinese farmers reap rich harvest using video-sharing apps
"Do you want a piece?" beekeeper Ma Gongzuo says, looking into the camera of a friend's smartphone before biting into the dripping comb of amber-coloured honey.The clip goes out to his 737,000 ...
7 January 2020, 6:00
Emphasise on lentil, oil production: Agri minister
Agriculture minister Abdur Razzaque on Sunday urged the authorities concern to put emphasis on increasing lentil and oil production in the country, reports UNB.“More emphasis should be put on ...
30 December 2019, 5:47
Niger's nomadic herders hit hard by climate change
Ali's sharp eyes scanned the heat-shimmered horizon, searching in vain for clouds.It was noon and 45 degrees Celsius (113 degrees Fahrenheit) on the ninth day of their quest to reach new ...
5 December 2019, 3:55
Govt reduces DAP fertiliser price
The government has reduced the price of Diammonium Phosphate (DAP) fertiliser to Tk 16 per kg from Tk 25 for famers, reports UNB.For dealers the price has been reduced to Tk 14 from Tk 23 per kg, ...
4 December 2019, 9:59
Bumper vegetable yields bring smile for Cumilla farmers
Farmers in different upazilas of Cumilla are eying a bumper production of winter vegetables and fair prices this season for favourable weather condition, reports UNB.According to Department of ...
4 December 2019, 8:43
Khulna shrimp farmers opt for crab farming
The shrimp farmers in Khulna who counted repeated losses due to virus attacks in farms and natural disasters are now showing greater interest in crab cultivation as it has proved to be more ...
3 December 2019, 6:58
Tourism new attraction for Falklands sheep farmers
Late in life, Tony Heathman has sought out pastures new: the 70-year-old former sheep shearer now spends his days driving tourists around the Falklands Islands.If that sounds like an odd career ...
30 November 2019, 4:04
Bagerhat shrimp farmers counting losses
Shrimp farmers in the district are counting losses in the wake of a cruel double blow that severely depleted their stocks of the fish known as ‘white gold’.Barely one and a half months ...
26 November 2019, 5:04