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  • Paddy Field Day on Khamtey in Tsirang

    Sunkosh KhamteySunkosh, Tsirang: Khamtey, a traditional variety from Phuntshothang, Samdrupjongkhar, is considered as one of the premium rice varieties because of its good eating quality. Owing to its better taste, the market for the variety is assured as signified by the quantities of Khamtey transported from Phuntshothang to other destinations by various entrepreneurs.

    Rice is the main crop in Sunkosh village (350 m) and shares similar agro-ecological conditions particularly the air temperatures with that of Phuntshothang. Considering the similarity, a production evaluation trial on Khamtey was organised by RNRRDSC Tsirang in the 2015 cropping season in collaboration with Tsirang Dzongkhag Agriculture sector and National Biodiversity Center. The seed was originally sourced from Phuntshothang and two farmers from Sunkosh had  volunteered to evaluate. The crop was raised entirely under the existing farmer’s management practices.

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  • Notice Inviting Tender

    The Engineering Division, DoA, MoAF  is please to invite sealed bids from Class “Small & medium” contractors registered with Construction Development Board (CDB) for the following construction work

    • Construction of Gravity Pipe Irrigation for Bhur Vegetable Group under Sarpang Dzongkhag, agency under : Engineering Division, DoA, MoAF. The last date of submission is on 21st dec 2015 at 2:00pm, opening date 21-12-2015 at 2:30pm, class: small

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  • Picture Story

    A50X9584November 8 Thimphu: The Letter of Understanding (LoU) between the Department of Agriculture (DoA), Ministry of Agriculture and Forests, Bhutan with Kasetsart University, Thailand was signed by Mr. Nim Dorji, the Director General of DoA and Mr. Sajjaanantakul, Dean, Faculty of Agro Industry, Kasetsart University in presence of the Hon’ble Agriculture Lyonpo, Yeshey Dorji. The LoU was signed for scientific and technical collaboration.

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  • Picture Story

    November 8 Paro: The Hon’ble Lyonpo Yeshey Dorji, Agriculture Minister handed over 10 power tillers to the representative Gups of 10 geogs in Paro Dzongkhag. With this distribution, the 205 geogs in Bhutan have now an each power tiller for the hiring services.

    To commemorate the 60th Birth anniversary, the Agriculture and Machinery Centre, Ministry of Agriculture and Forests also organised a three days free repair services of power tiller from 6-8 November 2015.

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