TIKAPUR, Nov 6: Every day hundreds of farmers ride bicycles to reach the Indian market and return with sacks of potatoes. At this time, farmers can be seen returning with sacks of potatoes on their bicycles in the border area.

KATHMANDU, JULY 14: Farmers have been earning good incomes by producing seeds in Chitwan. Farmers of Bharatpur Metropolitan City-14, Patihani, have been earning more than Rs 65 million annually by producing original seeds. Umanath Poudel, chairman of the Advanced Seed Growing Farmers Group, said that the farmers have earned an annual income of Rs 65.36 million by producing paddy, wheat, zucchini, lentils and kidney bean seeds.

Farmers unable to sow seeds

November 6, 2018 07:53 am

KAILALI, Nov 6: Chedaram Rana, a farmer from Krishnapur Municipality-9, sows wheat seeds in his farm by the end of October every year. By the beginning of November, the seeds would even start bearing saplings. This year, however, Rana has not even plowed his field.

Improved seeds popular among farmers

March 19, 2018 07:23 am

DAMAK, March 19: Use of improved seeds has been increased as the number of commercial farmers practicing modern methods of farming is growing in recent years. Farmers in Jhapa have brought seeds processing center into operation. Maharani Jhoda Small Farmers Cooperative Institution has started operating seeds processing center in the district for the comfort of farmers.

TANAHUN, Nov 7: About six tons of seeds of improved wheat varieties is lying unused at the warehouse of District Agriculture Development Office (DADO), Tanahun, as local farmers have shown reluctance to cultivate wheat.

KAVREPALANCHOWK,  March 18: District Agriculture Development Office has started distribution of maize seeds to the farmers with the start of the farming season.

Nimbus to sell Chinese seeds

September 29, 2016 01:00 am

KATHMANDU, Sept 29: Nimbus, one of the leading agro enterprises in the country, is distributing seeds produced by Chinese company Wuhan Comega Seed in the Nepali market.

DADELDHURA, July 26: Export of seeds for autumn and winter crops from Dahaldehura rose in value to Rs 10 million in the last fiscal year.