Department of Agriculture Extension (DAE) has set a target of producing 97860 metric tonnes (MTs) of potato in the district during the current Rabi season, reports BSS. DAE sources said a total of 4660 hectares of land will be brought under potato cultivation to achieve the production target.
Bangladesh Agriculture Develop-ment Corporation (BADC) has distributed seeds of various
potato varieties among the farmers to make the cultivation programme a success. Meanwhile, farmers of the district have already cultivated the crop on 2800 hectares till this week.