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Winter vegetables appear in Natore kitchen markets

Roving Correspondent | October 27, 2019 00:00:00

NATORE, Oct 26: The Department of Agriculture Extension (DAE) has taken up plan to cultivate varieties of winter vegetable on a vast tract of land in the district this season.

According to DAE office sources, over 14,000 hectares of land have targeted to farm winter vegetables to produce over 12,000 tonnes of yield.

Around 10,000 hectares of land have already come under vegetable cultivation, DAE office sources said.

Radish, spinach, red spinach, snake bean, bean, carrot, bottle gourd, cucumber, okra, egg-plant, cauliflowers and cabbage are being cultivated in full swing in the district.

A good number of growers told this correspondent some winter vegetables have already appeared in the kitchen markets. They are making a handsome profit from the sale.

Deputy Director of Natore DAE Rafiqul Islam said the district is well-known for growing varieties of winter vegetables. "We are providing logistic support to the farmers in this connection."

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