Tag: "crop"

Corn demand expands, imports show steady growth

Corn demand expands, imports show steady growth

VOV.VN - Vietnamese imports of corn for the six months leading up to July 2017 jumped 5.6% year-on-year to 3.53 million tons, continuing last year’s upward tick, according to a report by the Crop Production Department.

“Rice field with flower bank” model

"Rice field with flower bank" model

VOV.VN - An Nhut cooperative in Ba Ria-Vung Tau province is piloting a new cultivation model called “Rice field with flower bank”, where farmers grow flowers along rice field banks to entice useful insects to eat harmful worms and increase the productivity.

Le Hang’s best street style looks

Le Hang’s best street style looks

VOV.VN - Beauty mogul Le Hang is rarely shy when it comes to fashion. Here’s some of her best street style looks from the latest collection of designer Do Manh Cuong titled ‘Life in Colour.’

Light crop drives up lychee prices

Light crop drives up lychee prices

VOV.VN - Consumers can expect to pay more for lychees this summer, as pickers start harvesting a lighter than expected crop in Vietnam, reports the Tien Phong (Vanguard) Newspaper.

Coffee output to near last crop’s yield

Coffee output to near last crop’s yield

The 2017-18 coffee crop is expected to yield around 1.4 million, which is equal to or slightly lower than last year’s harvest, according to the Vietnam Coffee and Cocoa Association.

Xo Dang in the Central Highlands

Xo Dang in the Central Highlands

VOV.VN - Vietnam’s 54 ethnic groups begins a series on the Xo Dang, an indigenous people of Vietnam’s Central Highlands.

Mekong Delta rice productivity falls slightly

Mekong Delta rice productivity falls slightly

The Mekong Delta region had completed harvesting the year’s first rice crop (winter-spring crop) by the end of April, recording a slight year-on-year fall of 2.4 percent in productivity to 6.27 tonnes.

Vietnam back to mulling macadamia nuts as cash crop

Vietnam back to mulling macadamia nuts as cash crop

VOV.VN - The Vietnam Macadamia Association has recommended once again that more farmers cultivate macadamia nuts as an alternative agriculture cash crop due to its relatively low input capital and high earnings potential.

Binh Dinh spends over VND1.6 trillion on disaster relief

Binh Dinh spends over VND1.6 trillion on disaster relief

The central province of Binh Dinh has invested more than VND1.6 trillion (US$70.5 million) mobilised from different sources in relieving damage caused by natural disasters in late 2016, said Ho Quoc Dung, Chairman of the provincial People’s Committee.

Moc Chau expects a bumper crop of plums

Moc Chau expects a bumper crop of plums

VOV.VN - Plum tree is considered a natural endowment for the Mong ethnic group in Moc Chau district, Son La province. With a high economic value, the plum tree has helped them escape poverty and become wealthy.

Mekong Delta’s rice yield rises in winter-spring crop

Mekong Delta’s rice yield rises in winter-spring crop

Localities in the Mekong Delta region recorded high rice output for their winter-spring rice crop in 2016-2017 despite a decrease in cultivation area and the spread of diseases, heard a conference in An Giang province on March 15.