Stories Tagged 'Paddy plantation'
With the heavens opening up sooner than usual, farmers got off to an early start and have finished transplanting paddy on nearly one-fourth of the country’s fields as of July 2. This is the fastest transplantation rate in many years, said officials.full story »
People of Pokhara Lekhnath Metropolitan City participated in a paddy plantation programme on the occasion of 14th National Paddy Day, Ashar Pandhra, here in the lake city on Wednesday.full story »
Farmers in Khokana, Lalitpur, have started planting paddy on their fields due to timely arrival of monsoon this year.full story »
Monsoon is expected to pick up pace in a few days after a slow start, bringing hopes to Nepal’s agrarian economy that heavily depends on monsoon rains as they spur planting of crops, particularly paddy. full story »
Farmers in Bajhang district have heaved a sigh of relief with early rainfall after two years of drought in the region.full story »
Nepal’s paddy production is likely to shrink significantly this year due to a failure to apply chemical fertilisers during the prime growing period since farmers have been unable to get them, as highways remain blocked and transportation crippled by a prolonged unrest in the Tarai.full story »