Bumper parble production likely in Panchagarh
15 March 2016, Nirapad News: Farmers in the district are happy to get a bumper production of potol (parble) this season.
The DAE office sources said a total of 185 hectares of land was brought under Potol cultivation this season in the district. The total production is likely to stand at 340 tonnes.
Sunil Kumar, a farmer of village Sonaher said this year he has brought three bighas of land under potol cultivation. He is getting good profit by selling potol.
Potol is being sold in the retail market at taka 40 per Kg. But farmers are selling at taka 25 per Kg to the wholesalers.