Bac Lieu to continue expanding large-scale rice fields Business

Bac Lieu to continue expanding large-scale rice fields

The Mekong Delta province of Bac Lieu plans to create five large-scale rice fields with a total area of 25,000ha this year and six more with a combined area of 31,000ha next year, according to the provincial Department of Agriculture and Rural Development.
Dong Thap catfish farms near annual target Business

Dong Thap catfish farms near annual target

Dong Thap province, the Mekong Delta’s largest tra fish producer, has more than 2,200ha of aquaculture farms breeding the fish and they have produced about 438,000 tonnes so far this year, equivalent to almost the full-year target.
Ninh Thuan farmers strike it rich with aloe vera Business

Ninh Thuan farmers strike it rich with aloe vera

Aloe vera farming has helped farmers in the south-central province of Ninh Thuan adapt to climate change and earn steady incomes since thanks to high demand for the plant to make food, cosmetics and herbal remedies.
An Giang’s infertile paddies grow other crops Business

An Giang’s infertile paddies grow other crops

Farmers in the Mekong Delta province of An Giang switched to growing other crops on 20,000ha of paddy fields during the 2017-18 winter-spring crop, earning big profits and managing to cope with climate change.
Ben Tre ponders pomelos, rambutans Business

Ben Tre ponders pomelos, rambutans

Representatives of farming co-ops and Ben Tre's Cultivation and Plant Protection Division have discussed measures for sustainable development of green-skin pomelos and rambutans in the locality.
Bac Lieu salt prices rise sharply Business

Bac Lieu salt prices rise sharply

The salt price in the Cuu Long (Mekong) Delta province of Bac Lieu has increased two to three times compared to last year, according to local farmers.
Mekong Delta farming cooperatives link up Business

Mekong Delta farming cooperatives link up

Four provinces in the Mekong Delta sub-region, located between the Tien and Hau rivers, plan to establish linkages to increase production of green-peel and pink-flesh grapefruit as well as coconuts.