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    Paddy procured 12pc but rice 42pc, JS told

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:48am on June 21, 2019

    The government has procured 12 per cent of the paddy in two months targeted for the current boro season as the collection will end in...

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    Agriculture’s share in GDP drops amid lack of govt support

    HM Murtuza | Updated at 12:20am on June 15, 2019

    Growth rate of the agriculture sector and its contribution to the country’s economy have dropped amid lack of government support and initiative for modernising the...

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    Agriculture sector gets reduced allocation

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 06:31pm on June 13, 2019

    The allocation proposed for the agriculture sector in the national budget for fiscal 2019-20 was less in percentage terms compared to the allocation for the...

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    Proper agriculture census for attaining SDGs stressed

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Rangpur | Updated at 01:34am on June 10, 2019

    Officials at a discussion on Sunday stressed on conducting the Agriculture Census-2019 properly to develop agriculture sector, make farm activities more...

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    Govt to increase direct procurement from farmers

    Emran Hossain | Updated at 01:32am on June 10, 2019

    The government is planning to increase direct procurement of un-husked rice from the farmers, officials in the ministries of food and agriculture told New Age...

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    Govt gives Tk 3,000cr grant to mechanise agri sector: minister

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Dhaka | Updated at 01:11am on June 10, 2019

    Agriculture minister Md Abdur Razzaque said that the government gave a grant of Tk 3000 crore to mechanise agriculture sector to make it more modern...

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    Agriculture Census begins

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Dhaka | Updated at 06:26pm on June 09, 2019

    Field-level data collection for the country’s 6th Agriculture Census began across Bangladesh on Sunday and it would continue till June 20. During the Agriculture Census...

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    Agri Census begins today

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Dhaka | Updated at 05:21pm on June 08, 2019

    The field-level data collection for the Agriculture Census-2019 begins today in the country to continue till June 20.During the census, the enumerators will collect data...

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    Economists demand interest-free loan for farmers

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:30am on May 29, 2019

    Agriculture economists, university teachers, former bureaucrats and farmer leaders on Tuesday demanded introduction of interest free loans for the farmers to enable them to overcome...

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    Farmers yet to get benefit

    Md Owasim Uddin Bhuyan | Updated at 01:31am on May 25, 2019

    Farmers are yet to get any benefit from the jute genome sequence even nine years after it was decoded by Bangladeshi scientists, according to Bangladesh...