The efficient re-herding of local pigs, imported pork and decreased meat consumption in lunar July have pushed hog prices down, contributing to stabilising the consumer price index.
Efficient reproduction of pigs and enhancing imports of frozen pork and live pigs have made prices of live hogs fall, according to the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD).
More farmers, co-operatives and companies in the southern province of Bà Rịa – Vũng Tàu are seeing much higher profits by using advanced farming techniques to breed shrimp.
The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development has issued an official document to request 20 provinces and cities to take drastic and synchronous measures to prevent and control African swine fever (ASF).
The Cửu Long (Mekong) Delta province of Long An plans to invest more than VNĐ1.24 trillion (US$53 million) to develop brackish water shrimp cultivation in the 2020 – 25 period, according to its Department of Agriculture and Rural Development.
Breeding bamboo rats has helped poor farmers escape poverty in the southern province of Bà Rịa-Vũng Tàu, where bamboo is abundant.