Aman harvesting goes on in full swing in Bogura

Published : 17 Nov 2021 09:14 PM | Updated : 20 Nov 2021 12:16 PM

Aman harvesting is going on in full swing in the district expecting a bumper output this year.

Farmers in the district have started harvesting the crop with much enthusiasm as they are getting fare prices of their produce. 

Due to favorable weather condition and sufficient rainfall the farmers are expecting a bumper production this year. 

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Department of Agriculture Extension (DAE) sources said about 182,000 hectares of land have been brought under Aman cultivation with the production target of 494,682 tonnes of rice. 

Assistant Agriculture Officer of DAE Farid Ahmed told BSS that the department has given quality Aman seeds, fertilizers and others agri-inputs among the farmers at free of cost. 

The DAE also provided modern technology and training to the farmers for boosting production. 

The government will purchase paddy from the farmers directly, sources said.

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