Entries by DoA

Training Manual for Hydroponics Farming Technology

The training manual for hydroponics farming technology is published by the Agriculture Research and Extension Division, Department of Agriculture to encourage interested youths, entrepreneurs, farmers and others to learn and promote the technology in the field. The reference document is now available in DoA website: www.doa.gov.bt or at find at this link Hydroponics Training Manual_19.4.2021

Bumthang strawberry outreach found to be promising!

Updates: Bumthang Dzongkhag with its suitable climate for soft fruits like strawberry could take up commercial scale straw berry production. Currently, there are only few farmers on commercial scale due to which it is an expensive fruit and moreover, the volume is so low that not much comes to in the local market. In order […]

Nanong Gewog in Pemagatshel starts Winter Chilli Planning

Updates: In Pemagatshel Dzongkhag, Nanong, Shumar, Dechenling and Norbugang gewogs are the winter chilli growing areas. The Dzongkhag has planned winter chilli production on 65 acres in the FY 2021-22 . Fresh chili scarcity in local markets starts from December till March. In suitable locations, the Dzongkhag is expediting a winter chilli production targeting to harvest from […]

Online: Video clips on RNR technologies

IHPP-JICA under ARDC Bajo has come up with video clips on the latest RNR technologies to disseminate to extension staff, youth entrepreneurs and farmers among others. Please visit the following links to get some farming knowledge: 1. How to make Bran Bokashi? 2. How to make Biochar?

2021 Summer Monsoon Press Release

The National Center for Hydrology and Meteorology (NCHM) released the summer monsoon outlook for (June-July-August-September) 2021. The rainfall for the summer monsoon will be normal with maximum and minimum temperature predicted to range between normal to slightly above normal. Further, the summer monsoon outlook has to be used along with daily weather forecast and extended […]

Rice Fortification Workshop in Punakha

15-16 April, Punakha: The workshop on ‘Rice Fortification: An awareness on food safety and quality management’ is underway in Punakha. Organized by the Department of Agriculture in collaboration with the Ministry of Education and WFP, around 27 participants from the relevant agencies are attending the meeting including the experts from Delhi, Bangladesh and Thailand. The […]