Apr 29 (UNB) - There has been a bumper production of wheat in greater
Dinajpur district, including Panchagarh, this year.
Director of District Agriculture Department Yasin Ali said the bumper
production was due to timely rainfall, favourable weather condition
and absence of pest attack.
on some 22,260 hectares of land was cultivated in five thanas of
Panchagarh district this year with an output target of 55,650 metric
some 90,000 hectares of additional lands against the target of 4.09
lakh hectares were brought under wheat cultivation in the 16 northern
districts with a production target of 6.43 lakh metric tons, another
said about 57,000 metric tons additional wheat was produced in the
districts this year.
farmer of Boda thana said he cultivated wheat on 10 bighas of land
this year following a good harvest last year. Other farmers also
echoed the same words for having a good harvest of wheat this year.
the government has launched wheat procurement drive from April 6 in
the district with a procurement target of 12,790 metric tons.