Food safety

Young entrepreneur shows the way

Innovative and hard working Babul has made 10-acre bottle gourd farm at Hatiber jungle in Mymensingh’s Bhaluka

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Bean boon for farmers

Indiscriminate pesticide use continues in Meherpur, ignoring health risk

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August 25, 2016 Shykh Seraj Comments Off on Four crops a year, boon for farmers

Four crops a year, boon for farmers

Dear readers, a few days back I went to Jhakuapara of Gaibandha, a district in the country’s northern region. There, the landscape is different; some lands are higher and some low. On the relatively high lands farmers are cultivating a local variety of Aus, known as Parija. These farmers are cultivating four varieties of crops in a year. Continue Reading

Tangail villages set laudable example of organic farming

The whole country is now focused on growing more and more vegetables. There are some specific regions for cultivating vegetables. For example, Dainnya and Krishnapur in Tangail Sadar are famous for growing vegetables. Continue Reading

Bagging technology saves fruits from pests, improves quality

Phuterjhiri village is located in Bandarban’s Lama. Rubber, litchi, mango and many other fruits are cultivated in there. The hills are so high that it is quite difficult to see what is growing there. So, I went to see the place from very close. Continue Reading

May 1, 2016 Shykh Seraj Comments Off on Growers claim they hardly use chemicals on mangoes

Growers claim they hardly use chemicals on mangoes

Mango season knocks at the door. Throughout this season, mango will be like
a national fruit. Planned mango orchards have been set up in hills, estates,
chars, high and low-lying areas. Continue Reading

January 11, 2016 Shykh Seraj Comments Off on Gazipur floodplain fish project a great success

Gazipur floodplain fish project a great success

The night is dark, the weather cold. Through winter’s silence, I move
from Kashimpur in Gazipur towards Namabazar. The clock says it’s the
time when the world is supposed to rest, when people usually sleep. Continue Reading

Mobarak Ali shows the way

Organic farming has changed the fate of an ideal farmer of Panchagarh. Continue Reading

October 16, 2014 Shykh Seraj Comments Off on Concentrating on family farming and technology

Concentrating on family farming and technology

SCIENTISTS’ role in ensuring global food security is evident. The world’s most renowned rice scientist and the father of hybrid rice, Yuan Longping, has ensured food security for the highest populated country of the world, China. Continue Reading

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