Potato harvest brings smile

  • Farmers pull out potato plants to collect the produces in Munshiganj’s Sirajdikhan. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Farmers pull out potato plants to collect the produces in Munshiganj’s Sirajdikhan. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Workers carry potatoes on bicycles from the fields in Munshiganjs Sirajdikhan. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Workers carry potatoes on bicycles from the fields in Munshiganjs Sirajdikhan. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Workers carry potatoes on bicycles from the fields in Munshiganjs Sirajdikhan. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Workers carry potatoes on bicycles from the fields in Munshiganjs Sirajdikhan. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Male and female farm workers harvest potatoes at a field in Munshiganj’s Sirajdikhan. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Male and female farm workers harvest potatoes at a field in Munshiganj’s Sirajdikhan. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Male and female farm workers harvest potatoes at a field in Munshiganj’s Sirajdikhan. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Male and female farm workers harvest potatoes at a field in Munshiganj’s Sirajdikhan. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Farmers in Munshiganj’s Sirajdikhan are selling potatoes at Tk 500 per maund or 37.32 kg, still cheaper than their expectation. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Farmers in Munshiganj’s Sirajdikhan are selling potatoes at Tk 500 per maund or 37.32 kg, still cheaper than their expectation. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Delwar Hossain Dulal, a farmer in Munshiganj’s Sirajdikhan, expects a total output of around 224 tonnes of potatoes from 48 Bighas of land. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Delwar Hossain Dulal, a farmer in Munshiganj’s Sirajdikhan, expects a total output of around 224 tonnes of potatoes from 48 Bighas of land. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Delwar Hossain Dulal, a farmer in Munshiganj’s Sirajdikhan, expects a total output of around 224 tonnes of potatoes from 48 Bighas of land. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Delwar Hossain Dulal, a farmer in Munshiganj’s Sirajdikhan, expects a total output of around 224 tonnes of potatoes from 48 Bighas of land. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Delwar Hossain Dulal, a farmer in Munshiganj’s Sirajdikhan, has spent Tk 55,000 to cultivate potato in every Bigha of land. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Delwar Hossain Dulal, a farmer in Munshiganj’s Sirajdikhan, has spent Tk 55,000 to cultivate potato in every Bigha of land. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Delwar Hossain Dulal, who has been farming potato in Munshiganj’s Sirajdikhan for over a decade, has cultivated 48 Bighas of land this year. He says the yield has been good after he used seeds of Diamond Potato from Agrico, a Dutch farmers’ cooperative. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Delwar Hossain Dulal, who has been farming potato in Munshiganj’s Sirajdikhan for over a decade, has cultivated 48 Bighas of land this year. He says the yield has been good after he used seeds of Diamond Potato from Agrico, a Dutch farmers’ cooperative. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Farmers harvest potatoes at a field in Munshiganj’s Sirajdikhan. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Farmers harvest potatoes at a field in Munshiganj’s Sirajdikhan. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Farmers in Munshiganj’s Sirajdikhan are happy with potato production although they have begun harvesting early fearing pest attack due to a lack of rains. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Farmers in Munshiganj’s Sirajdikhan are happy with potato production although they have begun harvesting early fearing pest attack due to a lack of rains. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

  • Farmers in Munshiganj’s Sirajdikhan are happy with potato production although they have begun harvesting early fearing pest attack due to a lack of rains. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi

    Farmers in Munshiganj’s Sirajdikhan are happy with potato production although they have begun harvesting early fearing pest attack due to a lack of rains. Photo: Mahmud Zaman Ovi