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National Agriculture Extension Centre

Rice-shrimp farming model needs zoning

Society

Rice-shrimp farming model needs zoning

Rotating rice and shrimp farming on the same fields in the Mekong Delta has proven so economically effective and environmentally friendly that experts have urged the zoning of areas for the model.

Mekong Delta farmers do well

Business

Mekong Delta farmers do well

The Mekong Delta is harvesting a bumper summer-autumn rice crop though the weather has been unfavourable, according to the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development.

Farmers reap gains from new model

Business

Farmers reap gains from new model

Tran Van Quang, a farmer in the Mekong Delta province of Hau Giang, has increased his profit from rice farming by at least 18 percent since he began to apply a new farming model developed locally.

Agencies agree on agriculture push

Business

Agencies agree on agriculture push

Sixteen Government agencies, agricultural associations and companies, and others signed an agreement on August 9 to work for sustainable development of the country's agriculture.