26910-kg honey collected in Jamalpur

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JAMALPUR Feb 13, 2019 (BSS) – Around 26910 kilograms honey were collected
from mustard field in the district this year.

Department of Agriculture Extension (DAE) officials said today honey
collectors set up 3439 boxes in mustard field for collecting honey in the
district this Robi season.

“Farmers already collected 26910 kilograms honey worth about Tk one crore,”
they added.

They also said mustard was cultivated on 17290 hectares of land here but
honey was collected from 3750 hectares of field.

Most of the honey was collected from Bakshiganj upazila, officials said.

In Bakshiganj upazila, 13200-kg honey was collected by setting up 850
boxes on 900 hectares of land, 5000-kg from Sarishabari upazila, 4850-kg from
Islampur, 900-kg from Melandaha, 1760-Kg from Dewanganj and 1200-kg from
Madarganj.

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