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Agriculture

Panchkhal prepares DPR for women's industrial village
Panchkhal prepares DPR for women's industrial village The municipality has suggested a plan to lease out 98 ropanis of land in Panchkhal-7...
Sugarcane minimum support price jumps Rs20 per quintal
Sugarcane minimum support price jumps Rs20 per quintal Govt has set the minimum support price of sugarcane at Rs540 per quintal with a...
Jhapa is becoming a thriving herbal plant centre
Jhapa is becoming a thriving herbal plant centre The herbal plant is now cultivated in more than 500 bighas of land
Dang produces enough cereals to feed residents in district, and then some
Dang produces enough cereals to feed residents in district, and then some The district records 294,074 metric tonnes of agriculture produce from 75,991 hectares of farmland
Government predicts 7 per cent rise in paddy production
Government predicts 7 per cent rise in paddy production The higher yield is largely contributed to the growth in production in Lumbini and Sudurpaschim...
Paddy farmers sit in queue overnight to sell their harvest
Paddy farmers sit in queue overnight to sell their harvest Hundreds of farmers have swarmed FMTCL depots in Kailali as the state-owned enterprise starts purchasing...
Rising overseas demand draws more youth towards coffee farming in Gulmi
Rising overseas demand draws more youth towards coffee farming in Gulmi The district has been exporting five metric tonnes of coffee to Japan and France every...
Restoration of Siddi canal brings cheer to Bahundangi folks
Restoration of Siddi canal brings cheer to Bahundangi folks The canal water has been used to irrigate 1,700 hectares of land in Mechinagar 1,2,3...
Chitwan records rise in paddy production
Chitwan records rise in paddy production Paddy production this year has increased by more than 13 per cent to 96,482 metric...
Kailali farmers face fertilizer shortage
Kailali farmers face fertilizer shortage This recurring crisis puts farmers through the ordeal before every farming season 
Mustang supplies apples worth Rs 500 million
Mustang supplies apples worth Rs 500 million According to the Agriculture Knowledge Centre in Mustang, the apple production has increased by 18.56...
Seedless paddy worries farmers
Seedless paddy worries farmers Hybrid rice of 'US 312' variety is suitable for this place but the problem was...
Farmers in Taplejung busy harvesting cardamom
Farmers in Taplejung busy harvesting cardamom Mid-September to mid-December is a prime time to harvest cardamom
Farmers' attraction to jute farming waning
Farmers' attraction to jute farming waning Lately, jute industries in the country have shut down due to various reasons.
Armyworm outbreak destroys corn crop in Tanahun
Armyworm outbreak destroys corn crop in Tanahun The armyworm started attacking when the corn plant has just started bearing fruits, making farmers...
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