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    Stopping paddy procurement midway deprives 330 farmers

    Our Correspondent . Bogura | Updated at 12:03am on August 31, 2019

    At least 330 farmers listed with food department at Dhunat in Bogura failed to supply the government paddy as a local syndicate stopped procurement of...

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    Farmer electrocuted in Sylhet

    Staff Correspondent . Sylhet | Updated at 12:00am on August 31, 2019

    A farmer died after getting electrocuted when he came in touch with a power supply line in Sylhet on Friday morning. The deceased was identified...

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    T-Aman paddy farming in progress in Gaibandha

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Gaibandha | Updated at 01:58am on August 25, 2019

    Farming of T-Aman paddy, a high value crop, has been progressing fast in all the seven upazilas of the district since July amid much enthusiasm...

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    App looks to get tips from coffee drinkers to Colombia growers

    Reuters . Bogota | Updated at 12:00am on August 25, 2019

    An app that sends money in the form of tips from appreciative caffeine devotees around the world to coffee growers in Colombia could help farmers...

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    The corporate capture of agriculture

    Colin Todhunter | Updated at 12:00am on August 20, 2019

    MANY lobbyists talk a lot about critics of genetic engineering technology denying choice to farmers. They say that farmers should have access to a range...

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    Canada to pay dairy farmers hurt by trade deals as election nears

    Reuters . Winnipeg | Updated at 12:00am on August 18, 2019

    Canada will spend C$1.75 billion ($1.32 billion) over eight years to compensate dairy farmers facing greater competition due to free trade deals, prime minister Justin...

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    Krishak Dal wants loan waiver, rehab for farmers

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:31am on August 07, 2019

    Jatiyatabadi Krishak Dal on Tuesday demanded waiver of agricultural loans, new interest-free loans and sustainable rehabilitation programmes for farmers in flood affected areas of...

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    Supplies need to reach flood-affected farmers

    | Updated at 12:00am on July 31, 2019

    THE ongoing flood that has hit hard 28 districts is compelling farmers to sell their cattle at low prices because of acute fodder crisis, lack...

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    India’s summer crop planting lags as monsoon rains remain patchy

    Reuters . New Delhi | Updated at 12:07am on July 28, 2019

    Indian farmers have planted summer-sown crops on 68.9 million hectares, down 6.3 per cent year on year, agriculture ministry data showed on Friday, marginally narrowing...

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    India farmers shocked as suspected meteorite crashes into rice field

    Agence France-Presse. New Delhi, India | Updated at 10:44pm on July 26, 2019

    A suspected meteorite the size of a football plunged into a rice field in eastern India, startling farmers, authorities said Thursday.