Industry

Farmers making good profit from vegetable cultivation

KHULNA Many farmers of Dumuria upazila in the

district have made a good profit by cultivating vegetables on the banks of water bodies.

Alongside cultivating fish, farmers produced vegetables on the banks of

the water bodies, said Asaduzzaman, a farmer of Fulbari village in the

upazila told BSS.

I cultivated different varieties of vegetables as officials of upazila

office of Agricultural Extension (DAE) extended their cooperationBy

cultivating the vegetables on the banks of water bodies like pond I got good

yield, he added.

Asaduzzaman started cultivating beans, 'Borboti', ladies finger, tendril,

cucumber and papaya simultaneously on the banks and isles after raising

bamboo-made over-head and on-land fences spending Taka 25,000 in the second

year.

He also cultivated bean, ladies finger, tendril, cucumber and papaya and

earned some handsome amount of money.

Like Asaduzzaman, many farmers in Dumuria upazila are benefiting

financially by cultivating vegetables on the banks of water bodies.

The DAE sources said the government provided agri-inputs including

distribution of fertilizer, quality seeds and technological supports to the

growers of the upazila for cultivating the vegetable to increase crop

production in the country.

Source: Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha (BSS)