AA Correspondent, Panchagarh
Farmers of the district are expecting a bumper mustard production in the current season as favorable weather isprevailing in the district. Good yield of the winter crop and its fair price during the last several years, farmers of all five upazilas of the district are spreading the areas of mustard cultivation. Easy cultivation and harvesting process and lower production cost is also a reason behind the popularity of mustard cultivation in the district. Farmers cultivated mustard on 16,039 hectares of land in the district this year with the production target of 18,055 tonnes of mustard, DAE official said.