Tag: "crop"

Vietnam’s rice market fares well

Vietnam’s rice market fares well

Vietnam shipped abroad nearly 5.2 million tonnes of rice worth over 2.27 billion USD in the first 11 months of this year, surpassing the figure of the entire 2016 at 4.9 million tonnes, according to the Vietnam Food Association.

Farm exporters warned on pesticides

Farm exporters warned on pesticides

Vietnamese exporters of farm produce must learn more about food-safety requirements and maximum residue limits (MRL) of importing countries, experts said at a workshop held in HCM City on November 2.

Vietnam exports sugar to 28 markets

Vietnam exports sugar to 28 markets

VOV.VN - Vietnam exported 43,000 tons of sugar to 28 markets, earning more than US$20.6 million to the end of September, said Pham Quoc Doanh, President of Vietnam Sugarcane and Sugar Association.

PM asks for prompt measures supporting flood-hit communities

PM asks for prompt measures supporting flood-hit communities

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc asked for prompt measures to be taken to support flood-hit communities’ re-building efforts during a meeting with officials from Thanh Hoa, Hoa Binh, Yen Bai and Son La in Hanoi on October 26.

Mass switch to pepper causes market crash

Mass switch to pepper causes market crash

A pepper glut in the Central Highlands as more and more farmers switched to the crop lured by the earlier high profits from the spice has caused prices to collapse and threatens to bankrupt many of them.

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.