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    Farmers face double trouble as world warms

    Tim Radford | Updated at 12:00am on December 04, 2018

    At risk from heat and drought in a warming world, farmers face double trouble in two or more great farming regions at once, writes Tim...

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    Farmers to produce 34.48 lakh tonnes potato in Rangpur division

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Rangpur | Updated at 12:44am on November 25, 2018

    The Department of Agriculture Extension fixed a target to produce 34.48 lakh tonnes of potato from 1.64-lakh hectares of land in Rangpur division during this...

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    Pumpkin farming changes fortune of 25,000 char families

    Bangladseh Sangbad Sangstha . Rangpur | Updated at 12:52am on November 18, 2018

    Some 25,000 char families, mostly victims of river erosion and landlessness, had seen a change in their fortunes through farming pumpkin on sandbars in Rangpur...

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    BB cuts loan interest for dairy farmers to 4pc

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:09am on October 29, 2018

    Bangladesh Bank has cut the interest rate to 4 per cent from 5 per cent on loans that the dairy farmers get from the central...

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    Farmers’ woes remain

    Emran Hossain | Updated at 12:07am on October 21, 2018

    Farmers’ lot remains as wretched as ever as fair price of their produces, warehouse to store them and bank loan on easy terms — all...

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    Delhi police use teargas, water cannon to break up farmers’ protest

    Reuters . New Delhi | Updated at 04:13pm on October 02, 2018

    Indian police on Tuesday fired tear gas and water cannons to halt and scatter a march by thousands of protesting farmers heading for...

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    Lack of functional value chains makes farmers, consumers losers

    Emran Hossain | Updated at 12:00am on September 10, 2018

    Absence of functional value chains makes the country’s farmers as well as the consumers losers, participants of an international seminar on sustainable farming said on...

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    Cattle farming gets profitable ahead of Eid

    Emran Hossain | Updated at 11:30pm on August 16, 2018

    With Eid-ul-Azha less than a week away farmers and traders are expecting good prices for their cattle in the market for sacrificial animals. Cattle markets...

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    Rajshahi farmers afraid of low production of Aman due to less rainfall

    Suzon Ali . Rajshahi | Updated at 10:07pm on August 14, 2018

    Farmers in Rajshahi region are facing severe problems in transplanting and irrigating aman seedlings due to light rainfall in the ongoing monsoon....

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    Farmer beaten to death in Jessore

    United News of Bangladesh . Jessore | Updated at 12:18am on July 29, 2018

    A farmer was beaten and hacked to death for refusing to give his cropland for a brick kiln in Manirampur upazila on Friday night....