MANIKGANJ, The cultivation of TAman paddy is going on full swing in all seven upazilas of the district.
Most of the cultivators have already been completed the preparing of lands for transplantation of T Aman rice, Department of Agricultural Extension (DAE) sources said.
A total of 8,260 hectares of land is being brought under the TAman
plantation in the district during the current season with a production target
of 20,307 tonnes of rice, they added.
Deputy Director of DAE Md Habibur Rahman Chowdhury said, The farmers have
intensified their efforts to prepare land for transplantation of TAman
Habibur Rahman said farmers as well as Barind Multipurpose Development
Authority (BMDA), Bangladesh Agricultural Development Corporation (BADC) and
their irrigation pumps are ready to supply adequate water for TAman rice
transplantation in case of less rainfall or droughtlike situation.
We have directed field level agriculture officials to provide necessary
assistances including technological supports to farmers for ensuring
successful cultivation of TAman rice in the district, Chowdhury said.
Source: Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha (BSS)