|Published : 21 Sep 2016, 20:49:01|
Joypurhat cultivators happy over market rate of chilli
JOYPURHAT, Sept 21 (BSS): Green chilli growers are happy for getting good price with their bumper production in the district.
Department of Agriculture Extension (DAE) office sources said during the summer season the green chilli cultivated on 180 hectares of land in the district with the production target of 360 tonnes of chilli.
In the season, the farmers are cultivating chilli with much enthusiasm and keen interest as they are getting bumper production of the hybrid variety and earning money from the cultivation.
Green chilli is being sold at Tk 160 to Tk 170 per kg in the local market.
Farmers are happy after getting fair price.
Deputy Director of DAE of Taherul Islam said the farmers were provided with adequate seeds and training on cultivation and preservation of the production.