Boro cultivation begins in Panchagarh
PANCHAGARH, Feb 10, 2024 (BSS) - Farmers in the district has started Boro
cultivation with much enthusiasm and passing busy time in transplanting Boro
rice in their respective land.
DAE sources said about 46000 hectares of land have been brought under Boro
cultivation in all five upazilas of the district with the production target
of 3,27,000 metric tons of fresh Boro rice. DAE and farmers are expecting
bumper Boro production, if the weather condition remains favorable till the
Earlier, the Department of Agriculture extension (DAE) of Panchagarh
distributed high yielding Boro seeds, fertilizers among the farmers free of
cost. The department has also given training on modern technology to the
farmers to achieve the production target. Different commercial bank includes
Rajshahi Krishi Unnayan Bank, NGOs has also given short term loans on easy
term during the season to facilitate the cultivation.
Deputy director of DAE Md, Rias Uddin told BSS that the field level
Agriculture officers are monitoring the Boro field and giving necessary
advice to the farmers to avert the pest attack on Boro field.