Providing quality seed to farmers to boost production of crops underscored

Special Correspondent : 28 Time View
Update :: Monday, October 25, 2021

Speakers in a function here yesterday underscored the need for providing quality seed to the farmers to help them produce boost production of agri crops to ensure sustainable food security of the country.

“Quality seed is the pre-requisite to get desired output against the crops including high value crop paddy and to save the farmers from the cheating”, they said.

They made the comments while addressing a Seed Retailers Workshop at the Federationhall room of Khordo-Komorpurunion under Sadullapurupazila in the district on Sunday.

In Cooperation with IRRI (International Rice Research Institute) RDRS Bangladesh, a reputed national NGO of the country, organized the function under Accelerated Genetic Gains in Rice Alliance (AGGRi) project.

Deputy director(DD) of the department of Agricultural Extension (DAE) Krishibid Md. Belal Uddin attended the function and addressed it as the chief guest and upazila agriculture officer MD. Khajanur Rahman spoke at the event as the special guest.

Presided over by federation chairman Gouri Rani, the function was also addressed, among others by sub assistant agriculture officers Md. Younus and Nazmul Hossain and agriculture officer of RDRS Bangladesh Fazlul Karim and field facilitator of the project Akbar Hossain.

Earlier, a welcome speech was delivered by agriculture officer of the project Anup Kumar Ghosh.

The speakers in their speeches urged the seed retailers to sell quality seed of all crops so that the farmers could produce crops without any troubles and get desired output against the crops.

DDof the DAE MD. Belal Uddin in his speeches suggested the farmers to produce seed and preserve it farmers level to attain the cherished goals of food production.

As many as 30 seed retailers, federation members, Agri-entrepreneurs, local elite and journalists attended the workshop.

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