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    Agricultural households drop by 2.92 percentage points

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:50am on October 28, 2019

    The rate of agricultural households in the country’s rural areas has decreased by 2.92 per cent over the last 10 years due to rapid urbanisation...

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    Bangladesh to raise maize production to one crore tonnes by 2023

    Md Owasim Uddin Bhuyan | Updated at 12:30am on October 15, 2019

    The Department of Agricultural Extension has set the goal to boost maize production to one crore tonnes by 2023. DAE officials told New Age that...

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    Agriculture now occupation of elites: Razzaque

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Dhaka | Updated at 12:00am on October 14, 2019

    Agriculture minister Muhammad Abdur Razzaque at a programme on Sunday said that agriculture had become the occupation of elites. ‘Agriculture had never been a respectable...

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    Soil fertility must be priority policy concern

    | Updated at 12:00am on October 10, 2019

    THE agricultural economy has slowly started to manifest the negative impact of short-sighted, ecologically-insensitive policies. The introduction of high-yield seeds, mechanised ploughing and irrigation...

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    BARI holds workshop on use of bio-pesticides

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:42am on October 07, 2019

    A day-long workshop on development and expansion of bio-rational-based integrated pest management technologies of vegetables, fruits and betel leaf project was held at the seminar...

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    Universities not isolated from society: Professor Kamal Uddin Ahmed

    Ershad Kamol | Updated at 12:00am on October 05, 2019

    Sher-e-Bangla Agricultural University’s vice chancellor Kamal Uddin Ahmed observed that the current unrests in some public universities in the country are the reflection of the...

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    Thousands marooned in Kushtia, massive crop loss feared 

    Emran Hossain | Updated at 01:31am on October 02, 2019

    Bangladesh has been inundated by waters from the upstream as India opened the floodgates of its Farakka Barrage on Sunday night causing deep distress to...

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    Congenial atmosphere for young entrepreneurs needed: minister

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on September 30, 2019

    Agriculture minister Mohammad Abdur Razzaque on Sunday said that congenial atmosphere should be created for the young small entrepreneurs who would turn the agriculture into...

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    BARI holds workshop on development of potato

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:10am on September 28, 2019

    The Tuber Crops Research Centre of Bangladesh Agricultural Research Institute organised a workshop on field-level expansion of improved varieties of potato and vitamin-enriched sweet...

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    Climate change makes agriculture most vulnerable

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on September 27, 2019

    Agriculture in Bangladesh became most vulnerable facing heavy losses for the affects of climate change, agriculturists and agriculture researchers said on Thursday. They stressed the...

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