The Cửu Long (Mekong) Delta province of BếnTre plans to develop its Chợ Lách District into a national hotspot for seedlings, flowers and ornamental plants.
Farmers in the Cửu Long (Mekong) Delta are getting high prices for flowers and ornamental plants since they reduced production for Tết (Lunar New Year) because of the COVID – 19 pandemic while demand is high.
Farmers in the “flower capital” of the Mekong Delta are busy growing flowers along with long-term plants for the upcoming Tết (Lunar New Year) holiday.
Many flower and bonsai farmers in HCM City and the Cửu Long (Mekong) Delta have reduced production for Tết (Lunar New year) early next year since they are worried the COVID-19 pandemic will affect demand.
The Bến Tre Province People’s Committee plans to build two embankments to prevent river erosion in Bến Tre City and coastal erosion in Thạnh Phú District this year.
All of the delta’s 12 provinces and its major city, Cần Thơ, have been able to turn more unproductive rice fields into fruit tree and other crop growing areas, or for aquaculture.
The Cửu Long (Mekong) Delta province of Bến Tre has tightened measures to control the coconut black – headed caterpillar, a pest that has been damaging the coconut crop since appearing for the first time last July.