Field Day held, light trap set in Nakla

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Md Musharaf Hossain, Sherpur:

A Farmers Field Day held of Exhibition implemented BINA mustard-4 with the financial sector funding in the financial year 2020-21and light trap has been set at South Nakla village, under Nakla union in Nakla upazila of Sherpur district on Tuesday afternoon and evening.

The Field Day and light trap program organized by the Department of Agriculture Extension (DAE) of Nakla upazila. Upazila agriculture officer agriculturist Paresh Chandra Dash was present as chief guest.

Agriculturist Ruksana Nasrin additional agriculture officer, agriculturist Sheikh Fazlul Hoque Moni agriculture extension officer, Fakir Mohammad Moazzem Hossain sub assistant plant production officer, sub assistant agriculture officer Sujon Debnath and Rezaul Karim, more than hundreds of local farmers were present on the field day.

UAO agriculturist Paresh Chandra Dash said mustard cultivation target was set at 1,675 hectares of land in the upazila this season. But interest of the farmers and the government incentives among the farmers, the achievement has increased from 175 hectares of land.

However, 1,850 hectares of land was recorded with bumper mustard yield in upazila which has made the local farmers happy and albeit brought them a huge profit, he added.

Agriculturist also said that DAE officers introduced new techniques for crop harvesting and urged farmers to use scientific methods.