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3,000 farmers get incentive in Jamalpur

JAMALPUR Department of Agricultural Extension (DAE)

disbursed Taka 59.70 lakh as incentive among 3,000 small and marginal farmers

in the district for cultivating wheat this Robi season.

Additional Deputy Director of DAE (Crops) Md Nuruzzaman said after getting

incentive farmers have already started sowing wheat seed in their field.

Under the programme, a farmer got 20-kilogram wheat seed, 20-kilogram DAP

fertiliser and 10-kilogram of MOP fertiliser for cultivation one bigha of

land.

Of the total, 500 farmers got incentive for cultivating wheat in Sadar

upazila, 500 farmers in Islampur, 500 farmers in Dewanganj, 300 farmers in

Sarishabari, 450 farmers in Melandaha, 400 farmers in Bakshiganj and 350

farmers in Madarganj upazila.

Source: Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha (BSS)