• Images

    Work together for welfare of country: agriculture minister

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 12:25am on November 30, 2019

    Agriculture minister Mohammad Abdur Razzaque on Friday urged everyone to work together to build a prosperous country for the future generation. ‘Our country is moving...

  • Images

    Feni water withdrawal to affect soil, agriculture: engineers

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:47pm on November 16, 2019

    Engineering and soil experts on Saturday said the recent deal between Bangladesh and India that allows the latter to withdraw 1.82 cusec sweet water from...

  • Images

    Arable land not for industries, says PM

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Dhaka | Updated at 03:08pm on November 06, 2019

    Noting that Bangladesh will go for industrialisation without bypassing the agriculture as the country’s development is largely depended on it, prime minister Sheikh Hasina reiterated...

  • Images

    Citizens seek judicial probe into farmers’ death during pesticide spray

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:36am on November 06, 2019

    Over a hundred eminent citizens on Tuesday expressed grave concern over the deaths of a number of farmers who died at crop fields while spraying...

  • Images

    Govt announces Tk 80 crore incentives for farmers

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 06:21pm on October 30, 2019

    Agriculture minister Abdur Razzaque on Wednesday said the government would give over Tk 80 crore as incentives to 687,700 small and marginal farmers for the...

  • Images

    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...

  • Images

    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...

  • Images

    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...

  • Images

    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...

  • Images

    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...