Farmers expect a bumper onion output in Rangpur agriculture area throughout this Rabi season as harvest of its tuber selection continues with glorious yield fee. Officers of the Division of Agricultural Extension (DAE) mentioned farmers are at present harvesting the tuber number of onion to reap higher income as transplantation of onion seedlings continues and can finish by February subsequent.
Contemplating rising demand and frequent shortage of onion, the DAE has mounted a report manufacturing goal of 1,18,796 tonnes of the spice crop from 9,915 hectares of land for all 5 districts within the area this season. “Farmers have up to now cultivated onion on 7,893 hectares of land, 79.61 % towards the mounted farming goal for the area until Thursday,” Further Director of the DAE for Rangpur area Agriculturist Md. Mahbubur Rahman instructed BSS immediately.
The DAE, Bangladesh Agricultural Growth Company, Bangladesh Agricultural Analysis Institute and Bangladesh Institute of Nuclear Agriculture have taken ample steps to help farmers in making the onion farming program profitable. In the meantime, farmers have already harvested the tuber number of onion on 1,239 hectares of land producing 13,495 tonnes of onion with a wonderful yield fee of 10.89 tonnes per hectare on a median.
“Getting profitable costs of onion, farmers are cultivating onion on extra land,” Rahman mentioned, including that the federal government has offered free onion seeds and help to small and marginal farmers to additional enhance onion manufacturing. Over the past Rabi season, farmers produced a report amount of 1,06,205 tonnes of onion within the area exceeding the mounted manufacturing goal of 95,207 tonnes from 9,750 hectares of land by 10,998 tonnes of the spice crop.
Speaking to BSS, farmers Mohsin Ali, Azizul Islam and Abdul Hye of various villages in Rangpur Sadar mentioned they’re now harvesting the tuber number of onion and getting ready their lands for transplantation of onion seedlings.Vegetable dealer Hafizur Rahman at Rangpur Metropolis Bazar immediately instructed BSS that the market worth of onion has come right down to Taka 30 to Taka 35 per kg after the looks of loads of the newly harvested tuber number of onions in native markets.