Long An to expand high-quality, hi-tech rice farming Business

Long An to expand high-quality, hi-tech rice farming

The Mekong Delta province of Long An plans to increase its rate of high-quality rice cultivation to 70 -75 percent during 2021 – 2025 from the current 50 percent, according to its Department of Agriculture and Rural Development.
Hanoi’s agriculture strives to achieve growth target Business

Hanoi’s agriculture strives to achieve growth target

With a growth target of more than 4.1 percent this year, Hanoi's agricultural sector is focusing on developing production, implementing winter crop production, and preparing goods for the year-end market and Tet (Lunar New Year).
Summer-autumn rice yield increases in southern region Business

Summer-autumn rice yield increases in southern region

The southern region expects to harvest an average of 5.66 tonnes of paddy per hectare in the current summer-autumn crop, 139 kilogrammes more than last year, according to the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development’s Plant Cultivation Department.
High-quality dragon fruit varieties crucial to boosting exports Business

High-quality dragon fruit varieties crucial to boosting exports

Vietnam should develop quality varieties and improve cultivation techniques if the country wishes to bolster shipments of dragon fruits, experts said at a seminar held by the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD) and the Embassy of New Zealand in Vietnam on June 5.
Vietnamese rice industry needs value chains Business

Vietnamese rice industry needs value chains

After the Government took steps to prevent rice prices from falling in February, prices have started to inch up in the Cuu Long (Mekong) Delta – the granary of Vietnam – though not by much.
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.
More than 11,500 hectares of forests planted in Tuyen Quang Environment

More than 11,500 hectares of forests planted in Tuyen Quang

The northern mountainous province of Tuyen Quang planted additional 11,565 hectares of forest from the outset of this year, or 103.3 percent of the set target for the whole year, according to deputy head of the forest protection bureau under the provincial Department of Agriculture and Rural Development Trieu Dang Khoa.