Boro cultivation exceeds target in Mymensingh...

Boro cultivation exceeds target in Mymensingh

 Mymensingh Correspondent

 Published: 02:57 PM, 2 March 2022   Updated: 03:42 PM, 2 March 2022

Photo: Collected

Photo: Collected

The Boro paddy cultivation target has exceeded in all 13 Upazilas of the district during the current season with fixing the production target of 11,04,899 tonnes of clean rice. 

Department of Agriculture Extension (DAE) has set a target of cultivation of Boro paddy on 2,60350 hectares of land with the production target of 11,04,899 tonnes of rice.  

The farmers have already cultivated Boro paddy on 2,62,825 hectares of land. But the target has exceeded by 2475 hectares.  

DAE office sources said of the total cultivated land, the farmers cultivated Hybrid variety on 74,485 hectares, Opshee variety on 1,88,285 hectares and local variety on 55 hectares of land.  

Deputy Director of DAE Motiuzzaman said quality seeds, fertilizers and other logistic support were also provided among the small and marginal farmers to assist them in boosting the production.  

He also said sub assistant agriculture officers have been monitoring and giving necessary advice to the farmers. - BSS