Local authorities in the Cửu Long (Mekong) Delta have begun taking measures to cope with the effects of saltwater intrusion and drought in the upcoming 2020-21 dry season.
As the demand for healthy food increases, one farmer in the central province of Phú Yên has decided to go organic.
Lê Thanh Tùng, deputy head of the Department of Plant Cultivation, under the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, speaks to Nông Nghiệp Việt Nam (Việt Nam Agriculture) newspaper on the need to develop a long-term plan to cope with drought in the south-central region
Cultivation of green - skin and pink - flesh grapefruit under Vietnamese good agricultural practices (VietGAP) standards has helped farmers in Lương Hòa Commune in Trà Vinh Province’s Châu Thành District improve income and have stable outlets.
Reserving a 2,600sq.m garden in Đồng Nà village in Cẩm Hà commune – a farming intensive suburban area of Hội An – local farmers and businesses have joined hands to debut the first zero-waste agriculture and tourism zone in promoting ‘green’ tourism product in the tourism hub.
Free trade agreements (FTA), including the latest one signed between Việt Nam and the EU, will benefit the domestic fertiliser sector, with more diverse import and export markets, experts said.
Rice farmers in the Cửu Long (Mekong) Delta are earning higher incomes from selling rice straw left over from the harvested 2019 – 20 winter- spring rice crop.
The south - central province of Bình Thuận has set up concentrated cultivation areas for key farm produce after six years of restructuring agricultural production.