Panchagarh farmers expecting bumper Aman production


Panchagarh, Nov 8, 2018 (BSS) – Farmers of Panchagarh district are
expecting bumper production of Aman due to favourable climate condition
throughout the season.

Sources said agro-inputs such as chemical fertilizer and pesticides were
easily available and affordable to the farmers.

Department of Agriculture Extension (DAE) said, this year Aman paddy is
cultivated in the district in 81,000 hectares of land and production target
is 3,32,000 tonnes at an average production target of 4.50 tonnes in per
hectares of land.

Bipul Chandra,a farmer of Shahapara village under Debiganj upazila said
he cultivated Aman in one acre of land where the plants are growing
excellently so he is expecting a total production of more than 50 mounds of
the crop.

The DAE has supplied all necessary seeds, fertilizers and other
agriculture inputs at a fair prize among the farmers to achieve the
production target. The farmers said they would start harvesting of Aman paddy
within a few days.