September 2018

A 18-post collection

Precision Seeding Tech: Getting More with Less

Precision seeding, as an integrated part of precision farming, is a method of seeding that deals with two major aspects - precise spacing and proper depth for seed placement. The traditional hand-seeding is not only laborious but also inaccurate to a large extent. Today, technological innovation in tractor-mounted seed drills »

Fosholi v2 now in Google Playstore

On 30 July 2018, the second version of Fosholi app has been released in Google Playstore. Fosholi, the mobile application that is aimed to bring about a revolutionary change in the agricultural sector of Bangladesh, has started to reach the farmers of Bangladesh in a steady and effective pace. The »

You Rev the Heart of the Nation: Reception for Jahanara Alam

ACI Motors has recently accorded a reception titled “You Rev the Heart of the Nation” for Ms. Jahanara Alam, a cricketer of Bangladesh Women Cricket team. Ms. Jahanara and her team recently became the Champion of Women’s Asia Cup T-20 tournament held in Malaysia. To celebrate the historic victory »

Foton Motor Group & ACI Motors signed Agreement

On 27 August 2018, an agreement was signed between ACI Motors Ltd. and FOTON Motor Group on having exclusive dealership and local assembling (CKD) of Foton Motor in Bangladesh. By signing this agreement, ACI Motors has become the sole distributor of a wide range of commercial vehicle of Foton like, »

Fertilizer Promotion for Amon Rice in Barisal

ACI Fertilizer’s Barisal area team has conducted a promotional program in Patuakhali territory in August 2018. Assistant Sales Manager, Area Manager, Marketing Officers, the respective area’s retailers, and farmers attended the program. Amon rice season is currently going on. So the program's target was to cater the market »

Campaign Programs at Fruits Market in North Region

In August 2018, ACI Fertilizer organized campaign programs in the north region. The covered areas were Rajshahi, Natore, Rangpur, Naogaon, Pabna, and Gaibandha. The campaign programs were designed focusing the local fruit market. The months of August and September are the peak season of fruit harvesting hence the need for »

Soil Testing Kit launched at Sreemangal

ACI Fertilizer has recently organized a Soil testing kit launching program in Sreemangal Upazilla Agriculture Office (UAO), Moulvibazar on 14 August 2018. Upazilla Agriculture Officer inaugurated the event in the presence of Agriculture Extension Officer, Zonal Sales Manager, Product Development Officer and representatives from ACI Fertilizer’s Distributor M/S »

Seed's Performance Showcase: Bullet & Moyna

In August 2018, ACI Seed showcased Hybrid Okra Bullet and Bottle Gourd Moyna through field days. The field day on Bullet was arranged in the fields of lead farmers Md. Mithu and Md. Mintu at Belgachhi, Lalpur in Natore on 19 August 2018. 200 local farmers, dealers, retailers, and consumers »

Believe it or not!

• Lettuce is always eaten fresh. Because of its high water content (95%), it cannot be frozen or canned • Lettuce was also very important to the ancient Romans and ancient Greeks who believed that lettuce induced sleeping. • Italian explorer, Christopher Columbus, introduced the lettuce to America during his second voyage to »

Making Aquafeed More Sustainable

Dartmouth scientists have created a more sustainable feed for aquaculture by using a marine microalga co-product as a feed ingredient. The study is the first of its kind to evaluate replacing fishmeal with a co-product in feed designed specifically for Nile tilapia. The results are published in the open access »

Scientists unlock Seed Germination Process

University of York scientists have identified a key gene that helps seeds decide whether to germinate. Scientists have known that the plant hormones abscisic acid (ABA) and gibberelins (GA) play an important role in seed germination. However, in this breakthrough research, they identified the MFT gene as the key component »