Due to the poor competitiveness of livestock products, Vietnam’s breeding industry will be significantly impacted by the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP), according to experts.
Over 2,160 cattle were killed or starved to death as of January 30 as a result of the cold spell that was raging across mountainous areas of the north, central and Central Highlands regions, said Head of the Department of Livestock Production under the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development Hoang Thanh Van.
VOV.VN - The poultry market in Vietnam is the leading growth segment of the livestock feed industry, said experts at a recent forum in Hanoi discussing the opportunities for domestic sector businesses.
The Department of Animal Husbandry under the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development and the Meat and Livestock Australia (MLA) jointly held an Asian exhibition and conference on beef and dairy cattle, which opened in Ho Chi Minh City on March 8.
The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development has officially issued a circular to prohibit the use of cysteamine - a substance used in animal husbandry, Hoang Thanh Van, head of the ministry’s Animal Husbandry Department said.
VOV.VN - Not many farmers in mainstream agriculture place high priority on pesticide reduction, said Hoang Thanh Van of the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD) recently in a speech at business forum in Hanoi.
A joint programme to encourage 100,000 livestock breeding households to commit to not using banned substances in their breeding work was signed on April 20 in Hanoi.
Breeding industry in Vietnam should capitalize on science and technologies to achieve sustainable development and improve productivity and competitiveness.