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  24 Jan 2023, 14:34

Bumper potato production likely in Panchagarh

PANCHAGARH. Jan 24, 2023(BSS) - The cultivators and the local agro-officials

are expecting a bumper potato production in the district this season.

Department of Agriculture Extension (DAE) sources said 9,920 hectares of
lands have been brought under cultivation in the district with the production
target of 2,24,250 tones of potato. The farmers are cultivating the crop
taking logistic support from the field-level agriculture officials, DAE
added.

Agriculture officer of DAE Md Rias Uddin told BSS the farmers have already
completed necessary nursing of potato fields and tender plants of the crop
are now growing beautifully amid favourable climatic condition.

Officials and experts of the agriculture related organizations are providing
necessary suggestions to the farmers regarding the cultivation during the
foggy weather.

The DAE and other agri-related departments and organizations provided quality
potato seeds and other inputs to the growers to make potato cultivation
programme successful. 

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