Massive plan taken up to cultivate winter vegetables in Narsingdi

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Massive plan taken up to cultivate winter vegetables in Narsingdi

NARSINGDI, Oct 15 (BSS) – Department of Agriculture Extension (DAE) took a massive plan to cultivate more winter vegetables in all the six upazilas in the district in the current season.

DAE sources said, a total of 9000 hectares would be brought under the cultivation programme this year in the district with the production target of over one-lakh tonnes of vegetables.

Vegetables to be grown include radish, brinjal, bean, cauliflower, cabbage, tomato, pumpkin, spinach (palong shak), red leafy (lal shak).

Farmers in some areas have already started preparation for ultivating vegetables with enthusiasm.

Sources said, The Local DAE has inspired and motivated the farmers to grow vegetables free from insecticide treatment.

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