Dhaka, Bangladesh
T-Aus paddy harvest nears completion

T-Aus paddy harvest nears completion

Our Correspondent GAIBANDHA, Aug 26: Harvest of T-Aus variety paddy, locally known as Barshali Dhan, is nearing completion in all the seven upazilas of the district. Sources with the Department of Agriculture Extension (DAE) said a target was set to cultivate the paddy on 4800 hectares of land in the district during the current season. But farmers being encouraged by government introduced incentives surpassed fixed farming target this season. The variety includes BRRI Dhan 28, BRRI Dhan 42, BRRI Dhan 43, BRRI Dhan 48, BR 26, parija, and Qudrat, said an official of the DAE. Talking to this correspondent, acting deputy director of DAE Showkat Osman said 98 percent harvest of the variety has already been completed and the rest would be finished by August 31.

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