Lam Dong expands organic farming by 1,600 hectares hinh anh 1Lam Dong province plans to expand organic farming areas. (Photo:
Lam Dong (VNS/VNA) - The Department of Agriculture and Rural Development of the Central Highlands province of Lam Dong is working on a project to develop organic agriculture in the 2020-2025 period with the goal of creating about 1,600ha of organic farming area.

Da Lat city and Don Duong, Lac Duong and Duc Trong districts have suitable soil, climate and population level for organic vegetable development.

In addition, districts like Cat Tien, Da Teh, Dam Rong, Lam Ha are suited to organic rice production, while Bao Loc city, and Bao Lam and Di Linh districts can develop organic tea and coffee.

Lam Dong is the leader in the country in high-tech agricultural production and smart agriculture development. The province's hi-tech agricultural land area covers nearly 62,000ha.

For agricultural land using smart technology, the province has about 50ha of hydroponic vegetables and 195ha of cropland that uses automatic sensing technology for temperature, humidity, and nutrition management.

In particular, the vegetable growing areas with high technology have an average production value of 400-500 million VND per ha per year, and flower production is 800 million to 1.2 billion VND per ha per year./.