JAMALPUR A field day on high yielding mustard BARI-14
was held in Jamalpur Sadar upazila yesterday afternoon.
Regional Agriculture Research Station (RARS), Jamalpur, under Bangladesh
Oil-seed and pulse crops research and development project arranged the field
day at Joyrampur village in Sharifpur union of the upazila.
Director of Bangladesh Oil-seed and pulse crops research and development
project Dr Md Abdul Latif Akanda was present the programme as chief guest
with Chief Scientific Officer, RARS, Jamalpur, Dr Md Tariqul Islam in the
The chief guest said BARI-14 is a high yielding and short duration variety
and farmers can get extra profit by cultivating BARI-14 between the time of
Aman and Barro. A farmer can get 1400 to 1600 kilogram mustard from one
hectares of land from 75 to 80 days, he added.
Abdul Latif also said the government is implementing various programmes to
attain self reliant in oil production. He urged the farmers to cultivate
BARI-14 mustard for getting more profit.
Principal scientific officer of RARS Dr Md Manjurul Kadir, deputy director
of BADC Md Reazul Islam Tutul, training officer of Department of Agricultural
Extension Dr Md Hazrat Ali, Jamalpur Sadar upazila agriculture officer
Sakhawat Hossain and mustard farmer Mozammel Haque spoke at the meeting.
Earlier, the agriculture experts visited the BARI-14 mustard field in the
Source: Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha (BSS)