VOV.VN - Coffee prices in Dak Lak, the country’s largest coffee bean-growing province, stood at US$2.08-US$2.11 (VND47,300-VND48,000) per kg at the end of last week as stockpiles remain low.
An estimated 12.5 million people will be eligible for agriculture land tax exemption, leaving merely 77,000 people still subject to this tax.
The Ministry of Agriculture and Cooperatives has expressed readiness to develop Thai farmers as “Smart Farmers” who use technology and innovation with agricultural activities.
Nearly 190 coffee farmers in key coffee-growing districts in the Central Highland province of Dak Lak are taking part in a contest on coffee cultivation knowledge and techniques.
Dozens of thousands of farmers and fishermen in nine central coastal provinces have benefited from the Coastal Resources for Sustainable Development (CRSD) Project funded by the World Bank (WB) in the past years.
Ino Mayu launched the Japanese-funded Seed to Table organisation, which promoted eco-friendly agriculture across Vietnam since 2009.
VOV.VN - Farmers in the central highland city of Da Lat have earned high profits from successfully growing some types of foreign fruit like Tamarillo tomato imported from Ecuador and Cara cara orange from Australia.
Nearly 30 firms and 20,000 farmers will take part in producing 25,000 tonnes of tea of international standards in a project to promote the private-public partnership (PPP) model in tea production.
Construction on an agricultural service centre, the largest agricultural cooperation project between Vietnam and Laos, began in Laos’s northern Houaphan province on February 18.
VOV.VN - With no formal mechanical training, only diligence and creativity, Nguyen Hoang Nam of Tra Vinh province, has invented several pieces of technical equipment for farmers. His electronic and mechanical innovations are really practical and useful for agricultural production.
VOV.VN - On February 16, Vice President Dang Thi Ngoc Thinh attended the “Going to the fields” festival organized by the Vietnam Farmers’ Association in northern Nam Dinh province.
The project Adaptation to Climate Change in the Mekong Delta (AMD) plans to spend more than 130 billion VND (over 5.7 million USD) to help local farmers in Tra Vinh province switch to sustainable production models in 2017.
The Israeli Embassy and CARE International in Vietnam will assist farmers in the northern mountainous province of Dien Bien in growing vegetables in greenhouses.
Farmers in suburban districts of Hanoi resumed work even as other residents continued their Tet (Lunar New Year) celebrations.
Just follow these farmers to their salt fields to perceive their hard work.
Aquaculture farmers directly affected by natural disasters and epidemics will receive compensation worth up to VND60 million (US$2,600) per hectare, according to Decree No 2 issued by the Government last week.
VOV.VN - An outgrowth of wet rice civilization, Viet villages are characteristically agricultural villages. The structure of a Viet village is adapted to rice farming and constitutes Vietnam’s typical rural space.
How do farmers in the Central Highlands make their dried persimmons worth the price tag of US$44 a kilogram?
By developing an agricultural value chain, the southern province of Tay Ninh expects to raise its agricultural GDP and average farmer income per year from the current figures of US$3 billion and US$1,500 to US$8 billion and US$5,000, respectively, after five years.
Displaying decorative trees shaped like different animals has long been a hallmark amongst Vietnamese Lunar New Year decoration, with Mekong Delta farmers striving year-after-year to introduce new animal-like creations to the market.