Mustard cultivation gains popularity in Magura

Our Correspondent | Published: January 06, 2018 13:39:43 | Updated: January 06, 2018 20:38:59


Farmers are showing more interest in cultivating high yielding mustard in the district as it fetches them good profits.

Less production cost is encouraging the farmers in cultivating mustard cultivation.

About 20000 farmres are involved in cultivating high yielding mustard.

Many farmers have already changed their fortunes through mustard cultivation in the region...they can earn good profit by cultivating mustard on each bigha of land in a season

Mohibul Islam of kulllia village under Magura sadar upazila said , "Last year I earned tk 35000 by bringing two bighas of land under high yielding mustard cultivation. This year I have brought 4 bighas of land under the cultivation and I expect to earn tk 70000”.

Jamirul Hasan a farmer of Kachundi village under magura sadar upazila said, “we are getting bumper production of mustard and at the same time we are getting fair price . Consequently, number of mustard cultivators is increasing in the district. By cultivating high yeilding mustard, farmers have been able to bring smile on their faces in the district”.

Magura DAE official Gobinda Dash said, “Soil and weather of Magura is congenial to mustard cultivation. We are providing mustard growers with adequate seeds and training”.

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