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    Farmers not keen on cotton farming for long duration

    Md Owasim Uddin Bhuyan | Updated at 12:59am on February 23, 2020

    The farmers are found unenthusiastic about expanding cotton cultivation in Bangladesh as the cotton varieties cultivated in the country require long-duration farming, said agriculturists at...

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    Crops cultivation a boon for Lalmonirhat char farmers

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Lalmonirhat | Updated at 12:42am on February 23, 2020

    High yielding crops on sandy chars in Lalmonirhat has brought prosperity for the farmers. Deputy director Bidhu Bhushan Ray of the Department of Agricultural Extension,...

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    Irregularities in procurement of paddy deprive farmers in Rangpur division

    Rezaul Karim Manik . Lalmonirhat | Updated at 12:37am on February 04, 2020

    Due to irregularities and corruption of food officers in the eight districts of Rangpur division farmers are unable to sell their produce to the government...

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    Late blight attack worries potato farmers in northern districts

    Rezaul Karim Manik . Lalmonirhat | Updated at 12:22am on February 02, 2020

    Potato growers in five northern districts—Rangpur, Kurigram, Lalmonirhat, Gaibandha, Dinajpur, Nilphamari, Thakurgaon and Panchagarh—were struggling a lot to save their potato plants as they were...

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    BSF yet to return farmer’s body

    Our Correspondent . Lalmonirhat | Updated at 01:25am on January 13, 2020

    The Indian Border Security Force did not return the body of farmer Abu Syeed, who was reportedly killed in a BSF shootout on Lalmonirhat border,...

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    Amend cooperative law for marginal farmers: speakers

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:11am on December 30, 2019

    Academics, civil society leaders and experts on Sunday urged the government to ensure the rights of the marginalised farmers and poor people through amending Co-operative...

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    Government to go digital to collect grains from farmers

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 01:40am on December 28, 2019

    The government will use a mobile application – named ‘Krishoker App’ – to collect food grain directly from farmers across the country, food minister Sadhan...

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    Ukraine farmers fear for livelihoods as president backs land sales

    Agence France-Presse . Kalynivka | Updated at 09:23pm on December 27, 2019

    For decades, farmer Sergiy Plaksya has been growing grain and vegetables, cultivating swathes of land that he rents from local residents in the countryside near...

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    Farmer, daughter die from electrocution

    Our Correspondent . Mymensingh  | Updated at 11:58pm on November 26, 2019

    A farmer and his three-year-old daughter died from electrocution at Gouripur in Mymensingh on Tuesday. The deceased were Arshadul Haq, 36, of Dhopajangalia in Gouripur...

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    Cyclone-hit farmers to get incentives: minister

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:42pm on November 12, 2019

    Agriculture minister Mohammad Abdur Razzaque on Tuesday said that the government would provide incentives to the farmers affected by cyclone Bulbul to help them overcome...