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Cold snap kills over 2,160 head of cattle

Cold snap kills over 2,160 head of cattle

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.

Vietnam, Australia strengthen cow-breeding cooperation

Vietnam, Australia strengthen cow-breeding cooperation

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.

Use of cysteamine banned in Vietnam

Use of cysteamine banned in Vietnam

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.

Setting pesticide reduction as national policy goal

Setting pesticide reduction as national policy goal

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.

Project on safer breeding launched

Project on safer breeding launched

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.