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    Poor winter crop situation warrants early readiness

    | Updated at 12:05am on January 17, 2018

    PROLONGED submersion of farmland because of extreme weather events such as intermittent rain and flooding is reported to have affected winter crop farming...

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    Diversify potato use to save farmers: Matia Chy

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:36am on January 15, 2018

    Agriculture minister Matia Chowdhury on Sunday called for diversified use of potato to protect the interest of producers of the crop as it could protect...

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    BB relaxes refinancing scheme terms for Islamic banks

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:08am on January 08, 2018

    Bangladesh Bank has extended the schedules of repayment and recovery of the re-financing fund for Shariah-based banks and non-bank financial institutions for agro-based industry, small...

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    Cultivation of Bt brijal must stop

    | Updated at 12:05am on September 19, 2017

    THE government’s resolve to supply free Bt brinjal seeds to 2,001 farmers in 64 districts is a testimony to the fact that it is hell...

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    Renewable energy for agriculture in Bangladesh

    | Updated at 12:05am on August 27, 2017

    BANGLADESH is one of the most vulnerable countries to climate change impact. It is assumed that regular and severe natural hazards that batter the country...

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    BB likely to extend sharecroppers credit programme for high demand

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Dhaka | Updated at 10:54pm on August 25, 2017

    Bangladesh Bank is likely to extend its sharecroppers credit programme as it has a strong positive impact on the income of marginal farmers and the...

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    Aman seed crisis worries Khulna farmers

    United News of Bangladesh . Khulna | Updated at 12:52am on July 25, 2017

    Farmers of the district are facing acute Aman seed crisis as the seeds supplied by government owned Bangladesh Agricultural Development Corporation could not meet their...

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    Farmers to be exempted from service charge for farm loans

    AKM Zamir Uddin | Updated at 11:46pm on July 15, 2017

    Farmers will not pay any service charge while taking agriculture loans from the banks in line with the latest decision of the Bangladesh Bank....

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    IRRI scientist for raising national rice yield by 50pc

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Dhaka | Updated at 01:18am on June 18, 2017

    A scientist of the International Rice Research Institute has suggested increasing national rice yield by at least 50 per cent to meet the increasing demand...

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    Call to reach crop production technologies to farmers’ doorsteps

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Rajshahi | Updated at 12:05am on June 18, 2017

    The government launched three mobile phone applications aimed at bringing crop production technologies to the doorsteps of around 1.51 crore farm households to boost yields...

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