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    Protests against low paddy price go on

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:41am on May 20, 2019

    Different political parties and famers’ rights bodies continued their protests in Dhaka and across the county on Sunday in demand of fair prices of paddy...

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    Approval for GM rice in Bangladesh soon

    Emran Hossain | Updated at 12:19am on May 19, 2019

    The food regulators of the United States, Canada, Australia and New Zealand have concluded that the vitamin A content in the genetically modified golden rice...

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    Growers count heavy losses

    Md Owasim Uddin Bhuyan | Updated at 01:19am on May 18, 2019

    Growers are incurring heavy losses being compelled to sell un-husked boro rice below the production costs.The government intervention created no impact on the situation as...

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    Farmers protest at low rice price

    Our Correspondent . Tangail | Updated at 12:52am on May 13, 2019

    Low price of rice has left farmers in the country frustrated and with no immediate solution in sight a farmer in Tangail on Sunday set...

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    Fani causes crop loss of Tk 38.54cr: agri minister

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:03am on May 08, 2019

    Agriculture minister Mohammad Abdur Razzak on Tuesday said cyclone Fani affected 63,063 hectares of croplands in 35 districts and incurred crop loss of Tk 38.54...

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    India’s rural pain goes beyond farmers

    Reuters . India | Updated at 12:00am on May 04, 2019

    Three years ago, brick mason Pundlik Bhandekar was always busy as farmers in his tiny hamlet in Maharashtra commissioned new houses and nearby towns were...

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    BIMSTEC experts on agricultural cooperation meet in Dhaka

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on April 25, 2019

    The two-day seventh meeting of expert groups on agricultural cooperation of the Bay of Bengal Initiative for Multi-Sectoral Technical and Economic Cooperation, better known as...

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    Krishak, Khetmajur to hold rally on April 10

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:57am on April 09, 2019

    Krishak Khetmajur Sangram Parishad, a combine of nine farmers and farm labourers organisations, will hold a rally in Dhaka to press home their demands....

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    Bangladesh invaded by invasive alien pests, plant diseases

    Emran Hossain | Updated at 12:36am on April 09, 2019

    Steady rise in invasions by alien pests and outbreak of new plant diseases induced by global warming over the last two decades made the researchers...

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    Early boro rice harvest advised in north-eastern region

    Emran Hossain | Updated at 11:55pm on April 08, 2019

    The Department of Agricultural Extension on Monday requested farmers in the north-eastern districts to harvest boro rice early to save their crops from flash floods...

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