Bangladesh Agricultural University

Type: Organization
Name: Bangladesh Agricultural University
First reported Sep 29 2014 - Updated Sep 29 2014 - 1 reports

Govt asked to prepare guidelines to check sale of drug fattened cattle

The High Court on Monday directed the government to form a seven-member expert committee entrusting it to prepare the guidelines to check marketing of cattle fattened with drugs for more profit.The court asked the secretaries of the ministries of home, ... [Published New Age Bangladesh - Sep 29 2014]
First reported Sep 20 2014 - Updated Sep 20 2014 - 1 reports

Accommodation crisis hits female students at BAU

The female students of Bangladesh Agricultural University (BAU) are facing an acute crisis of accommodation as around 2,500 students are currently residing in its three female dormitories with the capacity 1,401.The authorities of the residential university ... [Published Dhaka Tribune - Sep 20 2014]
First reported Sep 20 2014 - Updated Sep 20 2014 - 1 reports

Steps needed to rein in steroid-fattened cattle

With Eid-ul-Azha approaching, when Muslims slaughter millions of cows alongside buffaloes, goats and sheep in sacrifice, thousands of cattle have started to come to markets at places across the country. Although it is still unknown how many of them have ... [Published New Age Bangladesh - Sep 20 2014]
Entities: Cattle, Steroid, Livestock, cow
First reported Sep 19 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 1 reports

Steroid-fattened cattle start coming to Eid markets

Violating the law and driven by the motive for making quick money, traders and farmers are using excessive harmful drugs to fatten cattle for the Eid market, posing a serious threat to public  health, experts said.Terming such process of fattening cattle ... [Published New Age Bangladesh - Sep 19 2014]
Entities: Cattle, Livestock, Steroid
First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated Sep 17 2014 - 1 reports

‘Vertical’ dev of livestock stressed to meet growing protein demand

Experts Wednesday at a programme said that 'varietal development' of local livestock species is needed to meet the increasing demand for protein in the country.They said Bangladesh's per capita milk and meat consumption is six to five times lower than ... [Published Financial Express Bangladesh - Sep 17 2014]
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated Sep 15 2014 - 1 reports

Only 6 convocations in 53 years at BAU

Only six convocation programmes have been held at Bangladesh Agricultural University (BAU), although it has been in operation for 53 years. This has been  a pioneering institution for higher agricultural studies not only in the country but in the South-Asian ... [Published Dhaka Tribune - Sep 15 2014]
First reported Sep 10 2014 - Updated Sep 10 2014 - 1 reports

Dragon fruit starts gaining popularity

By Dr Aynal HaqueRAJSHAHI, Sept 10, 2014 (BSS)- Dragon, a delicious but non-conventional fruit in Bangladesh, has started gaining popularity among both farmers and consumers level for its high commercial and nutritional values in Rajshahi region.The number ... [Published Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha - Sep 10 2014]
First reported Sep 08 2014 - Updated Sep 08 2014 - 1 reports

Poultry Waste Reduces Greenhouse Gas Emissions

Poultry News 08 September 2014BANGLADESH - A recent study conducted by Bangladesh Agricultural University says carbon or methane gas emissions can be reduced by 20-35 per cent through using poultry droppings and worm compost in paddy fields along with ... [Published The Poultry Site - Sep 08 2014]
First reported Sep 03 2014 - Updated Sep 03 2014 - 1 reports

'Poultry droppings cut greenhouse gas emissions'

A recent study conducted by Bangladesh Agricultural University says carbon or methane gas emissions can be reduced by 20-35% through using poultry droppings and vermin compost in paddy fields along with traditional nitrogenous fertilisers.Prof Dr Muhammad ... [Published Dhaka Tribune - Sep 03 2014]
First reported Aug 30 2014 - Updated Aug 30 2014 - 1 reports

BCL men snatch one accused from police

A group of Bangladesh Agricultural University (BAU) unit Bangladesh Chhatra League activists snatched away one of the accused in BAU student Saad murder case from police custody on Friday night.Eyewitnesses said a team of Kotwali police, led by Sub-Inspector ... [Published Dhaka Tribune - Aug 30 2014]
First reported Aug 26 2014 - Updated Aug 27 2014 - 2 reports

Changing climate could eat up 27pc paddy output by 2050, says study

The climate change effect might eat up more than 27 per cent of the paddy yield in Bangladesh by 2050, experts said Wednesday.Besides, the rising natural calamities like salinity, flash flood, stagnant flood, tidal flood, drought, cold, heat could also ... [Published Financial Express Bangladesh - Aug 27 2014]
First reported Aug 23 2014 - Updated Aug 23 2014 - 1 reports

Improving the value chain of fruits and vegetables

A third of fruits and vegetables are lost during transport from producers to consumers, negatively affecting prices. Photo: STARMalnutrition is a widespread phenomenon in Bangladesh, partly driven by people's imbalanced diets. Indeed, the per capita consumption ... [Published Bangladesh Daily Star - Aug 23 2014]

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"People have become aware of the harmful effects of these drugs. They don't take the risk of using them" he claimed
"But Bangladeshi cow produces 250 litres of milk annually which are 500 and 800 litres in India and Pakistan respectively" the paper showed
"We have some foreign fruits successfully produced in Bangladesh. Dragon fruit is one of them" said Quamruzzaman...
"It is not realistic to reduce crop production as a huge amount of greenhouse gases are emitting from the crop fields for using traditional fertilisers. So, we have to find every possible ways to minimise the greenhouse gas emissions" said Professor Aslam Ali

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Govt asked to prepare guidelines to check sale ... [Published New Age Bangladesh - Sep 29 2014]
Cow fattening out of control [Published Bangladesh Daily Star - Sep 28 2014]
Accommodation crisis hits female students at BAU [Published Dhaka Tribune - Sep 20 2014]
Steps needed to rein in steroid-fattened cattle [Published New Age Bangladesh - Sep 20 2014]
Steroid-fattened cattle start coming to Eid mar... [Published New Age Bangladesh - Sep 19 2014]
‘Vertical’ dev of livestock stressed to meet g... [Published Financial Express Bangladesh - Sep 17 2014]
Only 6 convocations in 53 years at BAU [Published Dhaka Tribune - Sep 15 2014]
Dragon fruit starts gaining popularity [Published Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha - Sep 10 2014]
Poultry Waste Reduces Greenhouse Gas Emissions [Published The Poultry Site - Sep 08 2014]
'Poultry droppings cut greenhouse gas emissions' [Published Dhaka Tribune - Sep 03 2014]
20 local fish species now extinct [Published Financial Express Bangladesh - Sep 01 2014]
BCL men snatch one accused from police [Published Dhaka Tribune - Aug 30 2014]
Changing climate could eat up 27pc paddy output... [Published Financial Express Bangladesh - Aug 27 2014]
Tech helps cut rice fields’ methane emission 43pc [Published Financial Express Bangladesh - Aug 26 2014]
Fish prices remain stubbornly high [Published Financial Express Bangladesh - Aug 26 2014]
Improving the value chain of fruits and vegetables [Published Bangladesh Daily Star - Aug 23 2014]
Biography for Dr. Muhammed Osman Farruk [Published Able2Act - Aug 21 2004]
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