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    Rapid loss of soil fertility worries scientists

    Emran Hossain | Updated at 11:26pm on March 06, 2018

    Rapid loss of soil fertility could pose threat to the nation’s food security ambitions, said scientists. ‘We are worried about the prospects of future generations,...

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    Birth mustn’t decide social division of labour

    | Updated at 12:05am on March 02, 2018

    THE prime minister Sheikh Hasina’s statement that children of farmers should be in farming profession to use their knowledge in a greater way is a...

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    Combined use of chemical, organic fertilisers stressed

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:20am on February 27, 2018

    Speakers at a workshop on Monday emphasised on the combined use of organic and chemical fertilisers to improve soil health...

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    Farmers happy over bumper turmeric production in Panchagarh

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Panchagarh | Updated at 12:01am on February 10, 2018

    Farmers in Panchagarh are happy with the bumper production of turmeric due to favourable weather conditions and fair produce prices in the current season. ...

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    Govt to promote GM crop technology: Agri minister

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:28am on February 03, 2018

    Agriculture minister Matia Chowdhury on Friday said the government had decided to promote genetically modified (GM) crop technologies with a view to ensuring sufficient food...

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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...