Jute cultivation target exceeds in Jamalpur

Sun Online Desk

28th May, 2020 04:34:02 printer

Jute cultivation target exceeds in Jamalpur

Jute cultivation target fixed by agriculture department in Jamalpur district has exceeded during the current Kharip-1 season.

Sources said farmers cultivated jute on 29150 hectares of land, a high of 515 hectares against the fixed target with a production target of 342326 bale fiber.

They said farmers cultivated four varieties of jute this year. The varieties are local on 2620 hectare with a production target of 25938 bale, Tosha on 25965 hectares with a production target of 311580 bale, Mesta on 77 hectares with a production target of 660 bale and Kenaf on 488 hectares with a production target of 4148 bale.

Farmers cultivated jute on 10 215 hectares of land in Islampur upazila, 4760 hectares in Dewanganj, 3655 hectares in Sarishabari, 3500 hectares in Jamalpur Sadar, 3300 hectares in Madarganj , 2030 hectares in Bakshiganj and 1690 hectares in Melandah upazilas.


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