Dhaka, Bangladesh
Optimum Aman farming surpasses target in Narsingdi

Optimum Aman farming surpasses target in Narsingdi

Our Correspondent NARSINGDI, OCT 12: Farmers of the district are expecting bumper yield of Aman paddy this year due to favorable weather and availability of agro inputs. Deputy Director of Department of Agricultural Extension (DAE) Narsingdi Latafat Hossain told to media that a total of 42,180 hectares of land have been brought under Aman cultivation against the target of 41,508 hectares. He said the target fixed by the department has exceeded by 672 hectares as a good number of farmers have engaged in their all out efforts to make the current Aman farming initiative successful. The transplanted seedlings of Aman paddy have already grown well thereby turning the paddy fields greenish. The growers are now busy to nurturing the paddy fields with the hopes of getting optimum production of the crops this season. The Deputy Director said Bangladesh Agriculture Development Corporation distributed high quality Aman seeds to the farmers of the district at fair price. He said availability of fertilizers, insecticides and other necessary agro-inputs has ensured smooth cultivation for farmers. Beside, different state run commercial Bank disbursed agricultural loan on easy term to the poor and marginal farmers.

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