Three day agriculture fair begins in Mymensingh

A three-day agriculture fair on “Agriculture Technology-2015” begins at Town Hall premises here today. Department of Agriculture Extension (DAE) and district administration jointly organized the fair.Local farmers, agricultural organizations and DAE experts were participated in the fair.Vice-Chancellor of Bangladesh Agricultural University Prof. Dr. Rafiqul Hoque was formally inaugurated the fair as the chief guest while Deputy Commissioner of Mymensingh Mustakim Billah Faruqi in the chair.The function was addressed, among others, by Deputy Director DAE Dr. ASM Abul Hossain and Additional Police Super SM Jahangir Hossain.Officers, employees and farmers of different upazilas attended the inaugural function.After inauguration the vice-chancellor visited different stalls and encourage the stall owners for their participation.A total of 30 stalls were set up in the fair displaying their different agricultural products and agri-technologies to attract the farmers for applying latest technology for boosting production. -BSS, Mymensingh